Conference presentations and meeting reports

Research results and programme experiences in scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision have been discussed at many international and regional meetings on HIV prevention as well as meetings and workshops devoted to VMMC. The Clearinghouse provides links to presentations about VMMC organised by meeting and year of presentation. Reports of meetings about VMMC can be found under Resources on these pages.


VMMC at CROI 2020

VMMC at IAS 2019

VMMC at CROI 2019

VMMC at HIVR4P 2018

VMMC at AIDS 2018

VMMC at CROI 2018

VMMC at ICASA 2017

VMMC at IAS 2017

VMMC at CROI 2017

VMMC at AIDS 2016

VMMC at CROI 2016


To read archived reports and presentations, please click on one of the years below to see a list of available documents:

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005  



In preparation for a new phase of VMMC interventions, WHO and UNAIDS convened a consultation of modellers and policymakers from 23 to 24 March 2016 to review different models and projections and develop key messages to inform strategic directions over the next five years.

Read more

The World Health Organization convened partners in the scale-up of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) from 14 priority countries in eastern and southern Africa in Durban, South Africa, from 27 February to 1 March 2017.

Read more
A Healthy Obsession with Safety: Improving Programs Through Management and Reporting of Adverse Events

The presentations from an IQ Project webinar on improving the safety of voluntary medical male circumcision through management and reporting of adverse events are available to download.

Read more
In Pursuit of the Pivot: Reaching and Serving Clients Aged 15–29 Years

Part of the Project IQ webinar series, this 2016 webinar examined efforts by voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programmes supported by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to make it a priority to reach clients ages 15 to 29.  

Read more

The World Health Organization (WHO) established a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Innovations in Male Circumcision in 2010 to advise WHO on the safety, acceptability, and public health need for male circumcision.

Read more
WHO MC TAG report

The deliberations and recommendations of the September-October 2014 meeting of the WHO Technical Advisory Group on Innovations in Male Circumcision are summarised in this report. 

Read more
WHO Informal Consultation on Tetanus and Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: Meeting Report

The deliberations and recommendations of an expert consultation on voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) and tetanus are summarized in this report. 

Read more
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Demand Generation Meeting Report 2015

A three-day workshop convened by BMGF at its headquarters in January 2015 brought together researchers, implementers, other donors, and multilateral partners to discuss research results on demand generation, identify gaps and challenges, and examine opportunities for collaboration and synergy.

Read more
Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Modeling Report

The report of a 2014 meeting provides insight into how epidemiological models can be used to predict the impact and guide the implementation of voluntary medical male circumcision.

Read more