Conference presentations and meeting reports (2013)

In 2013, meetings that addressed voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) included one on demand creation for VMMC, convened by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Zambia, and two meetings on devices organized by the World Health Organization. Results from VMMC research and programmes were also presented at the International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) and the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa. 

Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Meeting on Demand Creation for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision, Lusaka, Zambia, 3-5 April 2013

VMMC at IAS 2013

VMMC at ICASA 2013

Meeting on Use of Devices for Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in East and Southern Africa, November 2013, Entebbe, Uganda

WHO convened a meeting in Uganda in November 2013 to inform key stakeholders about the details of a new guideline on the use of devices for performing male circumcision on adult men.

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WHO Technical Advisory Group on Innovations - Evaluation of Two Devices

The WHO Technical Advisory Group on Innovations in Male Circumcision met in January 2013 to review the clinical performance of two male circumcision devices, PrePex and the ShangRing.

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