New progress in voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC)

Posted by Lauren J Montgomery-Rinehart on août 1, 2016 at 8:05



12 July, 2016 – In the lead-up to the AIDS 2016 conference, WHO issued a new progress brief on country efforts to scale up voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention. The brief shows that 11.7 million men stepped up for circumcision as a prevention option by the end of 2015, demonstrating this public health surgical intervention is feasible and can be successful in target countries. The progress contributes to 335,000 HIV infections averted through 2025.

 

Read the full brief here


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