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In December 2006, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened a meeting to to review current models and practices for delivering male circumcision services and propose innovative... read more
This is a summary of a meeting convened in April 2008 in Brazzaville, Congo.
In June 2008, AVAC convened more than 35 civil society representatives—the majority of whom were women living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa—in Mombasa, Kenya, to discuss the... read more
This report outlines a roundtable discussion on evaluating the impact of adult male circumcision on HIV incidence and prevalence, which was convened in October 2008.
This report describes a 19-20 May 2009 meeting that brought together PEPFAR partners working in male circumcision to share experiences and recommend solutions for... read more
The number of male circumcisions performed in 2012 was almost double the number performed in 2011 as the pace of programme scale-up increased in almost every priority... read more
This report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) documents reductions in new HIV infections of 52 percent among children and 33 percent among... read more
On 8 November 2010, the Centre for Development of People (CEDEP) and AVEC held a consultative meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi, on medical male circumcision as an HIV prevention... read more
Although voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is considered a critical component of HIV prevention, a small group of opponents regularly voice criticisms—unsupported by... read more
Published in 2007, this report reviews the determinants, prevalence, safety, and acceptability of male circumcision, focusing on sub-Saharan Africa.