Updates by country

Information about individual countries' efforts to scale up voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention is provided here. For reports on progress in expanding access to VMMC services in all the priority countries, see Global updates.

Resources

 

Eswatini

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Eswatini, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Eswatini's progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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HIV Prevention in Swaziland: the role of the workplace
HIV Prevention in Swaziland: the Role of the Workplace

This video shows how workplace programmes in Swaziland are linking employees to HIV prevention services, including voluntary medical male circumcision.

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Ethiopia

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Ethiopia, 2020

This summary serves as a “scorecard” on Ethiopia’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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Kenya

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Kenya, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Kenya’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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Lesotho

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Lesotho, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Lesotho’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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Malawi

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Malawi, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Lesotho’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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Mozambique

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Mozambique, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Mozambique’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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Systematically Coordinating VMMC Demand and Supply in Mozambique: A Success Story

This case study documents lessons learned from using a collaborative, data-driven approach to improve coordination between partners working with the Ministry of Health on the demand for and supply of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services in Mozambique’s programme.

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Namibia

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Namibia, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Namibia’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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South Africa

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: South Africa, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on South Africa’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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Tanzania

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Tanzania, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Tanzania’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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VMMC Seasonality Case Study
Overcoming Seasonality in Scaling Up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: A Case Study from Tanzania

Tanzania’s VMMC programme used a combination of structural and behavioural measures to overcome men’s strong preference for seeking circumcision in the cooler months from July through August

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It's About the People: Tanzania's VMMC Program Gets It Right (English Version)

The success of the USAID-supported voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programme in Tanzania is documented in this 13-minute film, which is narrated by Common, the US hip hop artist, poet, and actor.

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Matching Supply with Demand: Scaling up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Tanzania and Zimbabwe
Matching Supply with Demand: Scaling up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Tanzania and Zimbabwe

Through key-informant interviews, this case study examined the demand creation and supply side activities that programmes implemented to increase uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision.

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Man, What Took You So Long? Factors Affecting Adult Attendance at Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Services in Tanzania

The study described in this video identified potential barriers and facilitators to adoption of male circumcision by men older than 19 in two districts of Tanzania.

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Uganda

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Uganda, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Uganda’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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Zambia

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Zambia, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Zambia’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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Zimbabwe

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HIV Prevention Scorecard: Zimbabwe, 2020

This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Zimbabwe’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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Matching Supply with Demand: Scaling up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Tanzania and Zimbabwe
Matching Supply with Demand: Scaling up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Tanzania and Zimbabwe

Through key-informant interviews, this case study examined the demand creation and supply side activities that programmes implemented to increase uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision.

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