Training

Training manuals and tools are essential to support regional and national capacity-building efforts. The Clearinghouse on Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention provides key training materials as resources for qualified trainers and participants in training programmers; the materials are not intended to be used for self-training by those interested in performing male circumcision procedures.

Resources

 
Manual for Early Infant Male Circumcision under Local Anaesthesia (updated)

Guided by field experience, this comprehensive, competency-based training package was developed to accompany the Manual for Early Infant Male Circumcision under Local Anaesthesia.

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Quality Assurance Training Package

This training package provides guidance and materials for conducting workshops on quality assurance for voluntary medical male circumcision.

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Male Circumcision Decision-Makers’ Program Planning Tool (DMPPT)

This tool enables decision-makers to understand the potential cost and impact of various options for scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision services.

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Male Circumcision Under Local Anaesthesia: Trainers' Notebook

Qualified clinical trainers can use this package to instruct health service providers on how to offer voluntary medical male circumcision under local anaesthesia to adults and adolescents.

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Swaziland

Training Package for Counsellors

Developed for the voluntary medical male circumcision programme in Swaziland, this training package is designed to prepare counsellors to discuss VMMC with men and their partners and with parents seeking circumcision for their sons.

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Uganda

Safe Male Circumcision for Media Representatives: Training Module

This training module was prepared to equip key media representatives in Uganda with knowledge of safe male circumcision for HIV prevention to better inform health reporting.

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Zambia

Tool for Counseling Training Package

Originally developed for the voluntary medical male circumcision programme in Zambia, this training package is designed to develop the knowledge and skills of VMMC counsellors.

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