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Assessing Progress, Impact, and Next Steps in Rolling Out Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in 14 Priority Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa through 2014

Kripke, Katharine; Njeuhmeli, Emmanuel; Samuelson, Julia; Schnure, Melissa; Dalal, Shona; Farley, Timothy; Hankins, Catherine; Thomas, Anne G.; Reed, Jason; Stegman, Peter; ...
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<div><p>Background</p><p>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.</p><p>Methods</p><p>Using the Decision Makers’ Program Planning Tool (DMPPT) 2.1, we assessed age-specific impact, cost-effectiveness, and coverage attributable to circumcisions performed through 2014. We also compared impact of actual progress to that of achieving 80% coverage among men ages 15–49 in 12 VMMC priority countries and Nyanza Province, Ken...
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free text keywords: Medicine, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Evolutionary Biology, Science Policy, 110309 Infectious Diseases, 60506 Virology, Computational Biology, 12 VMMC priority countries, impact, World Health Organization, age-disaggregated VMMC service statistics, MC coverage targets, progress, UNAIDS, DMPPT, age groups, Examining circumcision coverage, infection, Joint United Nations Programme, 14 Priority Countries, 14 priority countries, 11 priority regions, near-universal HIV diagnosis
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