Guidelines and other practical tools have been developed to help programme managers and providers introduce or expand voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services. They include guidance on conducting a situation analysis, establishing a VMMC programme, delivering services safely, efficiently, and effectively, addressing legal and ethical issues, managing the waste generated by VMMC services, and estimating the potential cost and impact of VMMC scale-up.
Guidelines and tools
Based on experience in several priority countries and pilot-tested in Malawi and South Africa, this tool is designed to help users assess the quality of demand creation efforts in voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programmes and identify areas for improvement.
The 2018 edition of this manual incorporates recommendations and lessons learned from providing voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) to millions of adolescent boys and men since the first edition was published in 2007.
This resource was developed to support providers of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services to improve the range and quality of services available to meet the specific, diverse needs of men and adolescent boys.
The second edition of this resource for site-level staff of implementing partners supported by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) offers guidance on proven approaches to providing high-quality voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services at the facility or site level.
Drawing from the available scientific evidence and implementation experience with early infant male circumcision (EIMC), this document offers considerations for national decision makers and programme planners on filling identified gaps in EIMC quality standards and making the associated policy decisions.
This toolkit was designed for voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programme managers, supervisors, providers, and implementing partners to guide efforts to improve the quality of VMMC services through continuous quality improvement and external quality assessment
This orientation and resource guide describes considerations for the planning, operation, and maintenance of a reusable surgical instrument inventory
The deliberations and recommendations of an expert consultation on voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) and tetanus are summarized in this report.
Developed for VMMC programmes supported by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), this guide helps ensure that the content of in-service communication and counselling is standardised and comprehensive.
This toolkit contains guidance on developing a waste management system to support voluntary medical male services, standard operating procedures for waste disposal, and training tools for waste handlers and transporters.
The World Health Organization and Jhpiego developed this manual to help providers and programme managers deliver safe, high-quality infant male circumcision services for HIV prevention and other health benefits.
Models for Optimizing the Volume and Efficiency of Male Circumcision (MOVE) help programmes improve the efficiency of clinical and surgical activities so they can meet demand for voluntary medical male circumcision services.
This document provides an overview of a global initiative to engage volunteer surgical teams in building local capacity and improving access to voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention.
Designed by WHO, UNAIDS, and Jhpiego for providers of male circumcision services and programme managers, this manual covers methods selected for their safety and practicality for use in resource-limited settings.
This tool enables decision-makers to understand the potential cost and impact of various options for scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision services.
This toolkit provides a framework and tools that can be used to carry out a situation analysis to guide decisions about scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision services.
The World Health Organization and UNAIDS provide practical guidance to help operationalise the scale-up of voluntary medical male circumcision services in both the public and private sectors.
This self-assessment tool provides practical guidance on legal, regulatory, and policy considerations associated with implementation of voluntary medical male circumcision services for HIV prevention.
Of the 12 tetanus cases reported by voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programmes in in eastern Africa from 2013 to mid-2016, two occurred in Kenya. Reports of tetanus cases in VMMC settings in the region revealed low immunity to tetanus among adolescent boys and men.
Adpated for Kenya, this manual is designed to ensure that EIMC is performed safely by qualified service providers with the proper equipment.