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Strategic directions: comment by 25 May

WHO and UNAIDS seek comments by 25 May 2016 on a draft document outlining strategic directions for voluntary medical male circumcision through 2021

Don't short change prevention

The end of the global AIDS epidemic will be postponed indefinitely if funding for HIV prevention is reduced to pay for HIV treatment

Zambia launches campaign

More than 1.2 million men and boys have been circumcised in Zambia since the introduction of voluntary medical male circumcision in 2007

"It was my time to upgrade"

Swazi football star Dennis “Yuki” Masina became circumcised to serve as a role model for other men, particularly youth

Trial results: increasing VMMC uptake

Men who received text messages or visits from lay counselors were almost twice as likely to get circumcised compared to men who received standard referrals