Circumcision policy won't change: RACP

Doctors say the level of protection offered by circumcision does not warrant a change of policy on the infant surgical procedure in Australia, despite new claims that it is a "desirable" public health intervention.

A systematic review of male infant circumcision led by Brian Morris, professor emeritus at the University of Sydney, found the benefits of the procedure exceed the associated risks by 200 to one.

The study, published in the World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics and reported in 6minutes on Thursday, shows that uncircumcised males face an