BACKGROUND There is strong evidence showing that voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) reduces HIV incidence in men. To inform the VMMC policies and goals of 13 priority countries in eastern and southern Africa, we estimate the impact and cost of scaling up adult VMMC using updated, country-specific data. METHODS AND FINDINGS We use the Decision… (More)
BACKGROUND In 2007, the World Health Organization and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) identified 14 priority countries across eastern and southern Africa for scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services. Several years into this effort, we reflect on progress. METHODS Using the Decision Makers' Program Planning… (More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The organizers of the SYMMACS activity would like to acknowledge the work of multiple collaborators in the development and implementation of the SYMMACS project. Drs. Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, Delivette Castor (USAID) and Jason Reed (State Department – Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator-OGAC) served as co-investigators to this research. We… (More)
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