Regular reports are available on the overall progress in scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) in 14 priority countries, with a goal of achieving 80 percent prevalence of male circumcision and averting 3.4 million HIV infections over 15 years. For information on VMMC scale-up in specific countries in eastern and southern Africa, see Updates by country.
Nearly 18.6 million men and boys were circumcised from 2008 to 2017 in the 14 priority countries in eastern and southern Africa, the World Health Organization reports in its annual progress brief.
A progress brief from the World Health Organization reports that nearly 15 million men and boys were circumcised from 2008 to 2016 by VMMC programmes in 14 priority countries in eastern and southern Africa.
The latest global results of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) are depicted in this infographic.
The US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) had supported 11.7 million VMMC procedures by the end of 2016, approaching the 2017 goal of 13 million.
Almost 11.7 million men and boys became circumcised from 2008 through 2015, but the annual number of male circumcisions dropped in 2015, according to this progress report on VMMC for HIV prevention in 14 priority countries.
Appendix L of the PEPFAR 12th Annual Report to Congress describes the progress so far in helping 14 priority countries in eastern and southern Africa reach 80 percent prevalence of male circumcision.
Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention is on a fast track, with 3 million men circumcised in the priority countries in 2014 alone, the Joint United Nations Programme o
An infographic marks the achievement of a milestone—10 million men circumcised in five years—as it depicts how and why 14 countries are scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision services as part of a comprehensive package of HIV prevention services.
An excerpt from AVAC’s Prevention on the Line report highlights progress and identifies gaps and opportunities in the scale-up of voluntary medical male circumcision.
WHO's report on the health sector's response to HIV includes a section on the scale-up of voluntary medical male circumcision that documents an increase in uptake from 1.7 million in 2012 to 2.7 million in 2013.
The number of male circumcisions performed in 2012 was almost double the number performed in 2011 as the pace of programme scale-up increased in almost every priority country.
The 2013 global AIDS report from UNAIDS includes an update on the progress of voluntary medical male circumcision programmes in 16 countries.
The findings of the first systematic assessment of the quality of services, surgical efficiencies, provider performance, and related aspects of voluntary medical male circumcision are described in this report.
Summarising the annual progress report on voluntary medical male circumcision from WHO and UNAIDS, this nine-page report documents accelerated scale-up in almost every priority country.