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Jhpiego Reaches 2 Million Men and Youth with Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention

Pamplets explaining male circumcision. to prevent HIV transmission.

Baltimore, MD—More than 2 million men and youth across sub-Saharan Africa have reduced their lifetime risk of HIV infection by accessing Jhpiego-supported voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services. This milestone—including more than 1 million procedures performed in the last two years alone—represents more than 15 percent of the World Health Organization-estimated 11.7 million VMMCs performed

VMMC a Priority for Men and Women in Mozambique

More than 500,000 men and youth from all walks of life have received voluntary medical male circumcision as part of the government of Mozambique’s successful strategy to prevent HIV in women and men.