Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: Matching Demand and Supply with Quality and Efficiency in a High-Volume Campaign in Iringa Region, Tanzania

@inproceedings{Mahler2011VoluntaryMM,
  title={Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: Matching Demand and Supply with Quality and Efficiency in a High-Volume Campaign in Iringa Region, Tanzania},
  author={Hally R. Mahler and Baldwin Kileo and Kelly Curran and Marya Plotkin and Tigistu Adamu and Augustino Hellar and Sifuni Koshuma and Simeon Nyabenda and Michael D. Machaku and Mainza Lukobo-Durrell and Delivette Castor and Emmanuel Njeuhmeli and Bennett Fimbo},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2011}
}
The government of Tanzania has adopted voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) as an important component of its national HIV prevention strategy and is scaling up VMMC in eight regions nationwide, with the goal of reaching 2.8 million uncircumcised men by 2015. In a 2010 campaign lasting six weeks, five health facilities in Tanzania's Iringa Region performed 10,352 VMMCs, which exceeded the campaign's target by 72%, with an adverse event (AE) rate of 1%. HIV testing was almost universal… CONTINUE READING
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