Early Infant Male Circumcision in Cameroon and Senegal: Demand, Service Provision, and Cultural Context


Despite the absence of national policies and strategies, early infant male circumcision is routinely offered at all levels of the health care system in Cameroon and Senegal, mainly because of community demand. The authors of this article, published in a special supplement of Global Health Science and Practice, write that improving medical male circumcision will require service guidelines, preservice training, investigation of surgical and nonsurgical devices, supply chains, data collection tools, engaged communities to raise awareness, and communication strategies for men.

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Type: Document
Year of publication: 2016
Resource topic: Infant male circumcision
Resource type: Article
Languages: English