Training

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

 
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What is the VMMC Online Training Hub?

This brief describes the VMMC Online Training Hub (OTH), an e-learning platform that provides classes, resources, and communities of practice to help clinicians advance their skills and knowledge about performing voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

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What's New at the VMMC Online Training Hub

This brief describes the VMMC Online Training Hub (OTH), an e-learning platform that helps clinicians advance their skills for performing voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), and summarises how the OTH content was updated in 2020 based on VMMC guidelines from the World

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Strengthening Counseling for Adolescents at Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Services: Training Manual

This manual can be used to conduct an interactive, 3.5-day training course for health and social service providers who work with adolescents, particularly providers who counsel adolescent boys and young men ages 15 to 19 years old at sites offering VMMC services.

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Training for Community Mobilization for VMMC

Designed to be used with a facilitator's guide to train community mobilisers in demand creation for voluntary medical male circumcision, this slide deck is available in PowerPoint or as a PDF.

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Creating Demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: A Training for Community Mobilizers

Trainers can use this facilitators’ guide to plan and conduct a three-day training workshop for community mobilisers on creating demand for voluntary medical male circumcision.

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Injection Safety for VMMC Service Delivery
Injection Safety for VMMC Service Delivery

This training guide is meant for trainers who are infection prevention experts with strong VMMC knowledge or experienced VMMC clinicians. Trainers should thoroughly familiarize themselves with the training slides and supporting materials. The training, which can take between 1.5 and 2 hours, includes several recommendations when teaching others how to perform safe injections.

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Managing Adverse Events of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC): An Orientation for Non-VMMC Providers
Managing Adverse Events of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC): An Orientation for Non-VMMC Providers

Recommended for health care providers who are not trained in VMMC but may see clients with VMMC-related issues, this

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

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
Quality Assurance for Male Circumcision Services: 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 Under Local Anaesthesia: Trainers' Notebook
Training Package on Male Circumcision under Local Anaesthesia

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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Eswatini

Training Package for Counsellors
Training of Counsellors for Male Circumcision: PSI/Swaziland Training Package

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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Kenya

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EIMC Package for Training HCWs in EIMC

The Kenya Early Infant Male Circumcision (EIMC) training programme consists of two days of theory and skills sessions, followed by three to seven days of practical learning and performing EIMC procedures under the supervision of a qualified master trainer or trainer of trainers in EIMC.

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Uganda

Safe Male Circumcision for Media Representatives: Training Module
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
VMMC 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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