Researchers conducted a comparative cost analysis of early infant male circumcision (EIMC) performed by nurse-midwives and doctors using the AccuCirc device in Zimbabwe. Their results, published in a special supplement of the journal Global Health: Science and Practice, show that the EIMCs performed by nurse-midwives were safe and less costly per procedure than those performed by doctors.
Comparative Cost of Early Infant Male Circumcision by Nurse-Midwives and Doctors in Zimbabwe
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Year of publication: 2016
Resource topic: Costing and cost-effectiveness, Costing, Devices, Devices research, Infant male circumcision, Research, monitoring and evaluation, Safety
Resource type: Article