The governments of priority countries lead national efforts to implement voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention, and most have developed VMMC policies and strategies. In recent years the emphasis has been on developing costed operational plans with specific targets for VMMC coverage, to guide the activities of Ministry of Health staff and their implementing partners. Click here to post a national VMMC policy, strategy, or operational plan on the Clearinghouse.
This report presents the results of an analysis of national health policies and strategies in 13 countries in eastern and southern Africa to assess the degree to which they address the health needs of men and boys. The findings are summarized in a country scorecard in the annex.