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.
Perspectives of Parents and Health Care Workers on Early Infant Male Circumcision Conducted Using Devices: Qualitative Findings from Harare, Zimbabwe
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Year of publication: 2016
Resource topic: Infant male circumcision, Knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP), Acceptability, Barriers and facilitators to MC, Research, monitoring and evaluation
Resource type: Article