by Julia Samuelson, Rachel Baggaley, Gottfried Hirnschall
JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: 1 October 2013 – Vol. 64, Issue 2, pp. 127-129
Rapid scale up of safe voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) as part of a comprehensive package of HIV prevention services for men could have a major impact on the HIV epidemic and save resources. As one, or more, new devices are introduced by national programmes, competency-based training, monitoring of adverse events and device failures, and maintaining sufficient supplies, along with an accelerated uptake of adult medical male circumcision for HIV prevention, are needed.