Scaling Up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention for Adolescents and Young Adult Men: A Modeling Analysis of Implementation and Impact in Selected Countries


An analysis conducted using the Decision Makers’ Program Planning Toolkit (Version 2) assessed the likelihood of increasing the percentage of men and boys ages 10 to 29 who are circumcised to 90 percent by 2021 in nine selected countries. The results of the analysis are presented along with conclusions about their implications for VMMC programmes in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. The article appears in a special supplement to the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases about improving VMMC services for adolescents.

Type: Website
Year of publication: 2018
Resource type: Article
Languages: English