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 IAS 2023

VMMC at AIDS 2022

VMMC at CROI 2022

VMMC at ICASA 2021

VMMC at IAS 2021

VMMC at CROI 2020

VMMC at IAS 2019

VMMC at CROI 2019



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



2017 2016 2015 2014
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
2008 2007 2006 2005  


Models to Inform Fast Tracking of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

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.

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Meeting on Implementing the 2017-2021 Framework for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for the Eastern and Southern Africa Region

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.

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Technical Advisory Group on Innovations in Male Circumcision: Meeting Reports

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.

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WHO Informal Consultation on Tetanus and Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: Meeting Report
WHO Informal Consultation on Tetanus and Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: Meeting Report, 9-10 March 2015

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

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Demand Generation Meeting Report 2015
Report of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Male Circumcision Demand Generation Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 7-9 January 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.

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Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Modeling Report
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.

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