A Sport-Based Intervention to Increase Uptake of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision among Adolescent Male Students: Results From the MCUTS 2 Cluster-Randomized Trial in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe


Researchers conducted a cluster-randomised trial to assess the effectiveness of Make-The-Cut-Plus (MTC+), a single, 60-minute, sport-based intervention, in increasing uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision among male students ages 14 to 20 at 26 secondary schools in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The MTC+ sessions consisted of an interactive game, a personal story shared by a trained facilitator-coach, and a group discussion. Published in a supplement to the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes about interventions to create demand for VMMC, this article presents the results of the trial.

PDF icon Download (173.47 KB), PDF icon Download (173.47 KB)
Type: Document
Year of publication: 2016
Resource type: Article
Country: Zimbabwe
Languages: English