Perspectives of Parents and Health Care Workers on Early Infant Male Circumcision Conducted Using Devices: Qualitative Findings from Harare, Zimbabwe


A qualitative study conducted in Harare, Zimbabwe, found that parents who opted for early infant male circumcision (EIMC) and health care workers thought that EIMC was a safe and acceptable procedure that would likely become more widely adopted over time. The study, which was published in a special supplement of the journal Global Health: Science and Practice, identified parental fears of harm and cultural beliefs as barriers to adoption of EIMC.

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Year of publication: 2016
Resource type: Article
Country: Zimbabwe
Languages: English