South African National Guidelines for Medical Male Circumcision

South African National Guidelines for Medical Male Circumcision

South African National Guidelines for Medical Male Circumcision

The South African National Department of Health (NDoH) has endorsed Medical Male Circumcision (MMC) as an HIV prevention strategy for men in South Africa. These technical guidelines,  adapted from World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, are intended for health care workers and program managers to provide universal, integrated, safe and accessible voluntary MMC services. These guidelines are intended for use by health care workers responsible for performing MMC, as well as DoH officials, nongovernmental organizations and various implementing partners responsible for the implementation of MMC. It provides step-by-step guidance on the performance of MMC and various aspects related to counseling, surgical procedures, quality assurance, supplies and operational issues. .

Type
Guides/Guidelines
Topic
HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS
TB
Maternal and Child Health
Language
English
Publisher
National Department of Health
Year
2015