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Over 3 million circumcised in Zambia

About 26,000 new HIV infections have been prevented among Zambian men due to uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) by more than 3 million clients since 2007

Tanzanian clients reached despite pandemic

A rapid response to adapt services to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines enabled the Tohara Plus team to provide VMMC services to more than 186,000 men and boys in 2020

Medical male circumcision gains popularity

Some Zambian communities have long practiced traditional circumcision as a rite of passage, but interest in male circumcision performed by medical practitioners is growing

New guidance on ethical HIV research

A full package of effective HIV prevention interventions must be offered to people taking part in HIV prevention trials under new guidance from UNAIDS and WHO

UNAIDS sets targets for 2025

With new HIV targets for 2025, UNAIDS aims to put the world back on track to end AIDS as a public health problem by 2030