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.
Updates by country
The launch of Zambia's operational plan, training guidelines, and communication strategy for scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision was announced in June 2012.
A press release from the World Health Organization announces that Zambia's Ministry of Health and its partners have launched a national strategy and implementation plan for voluntary medical male circumcision.
A press release from Zambia's national AIDS council reports on a meeting of the Cabinet Committee of Minister on HIV and AIDS in June 2009.
Members of the Cabinet Committee of Ministers of HIV and AIDS committed themselves to support the scale-up of cost-effective HIV prevention measures, including voluntary medical male circumcision, in this June 2009 declaration.
This summary serves as a ”scorecard” on Zimbabwe’s progress in key areas of HIV prevention, including voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), from October 2017 to March 2018.
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.