Researchers conducted qualitative in-depth interviews with 45 circumcised and uncircumcised male participants in a randomised trial in Kenya, as well as 19 female partners, to explore how providing food vouchers to compensate men for lost work time and travel costs influenced decisions about whether to get circumcised. They present their results in an article published in a supplement to the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes about interventions to create demand for VMMC.
Use of Economic Compensation to Increase Demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Kenya: Qualitative Interviews with Male Participants in a Randomized Controlled Trial and Their Partners
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Year of publication: 2016
Resource topic: Communication/Demand Creation, Research, monitoring and evaluation, M&E (reports, articles on results of evaluations)
Resource type: Article