In this webinar, held Jan. 28, 2015, global health experts considered the pros and cons of offering early infant male circumcision (EIMC) in 14 priority countries in Africa as part of routine Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) care.
A number of global and country presenters shared policy viewpoints, implementation experience and pilot results.
LISTEN: Webinar Recording | REVIEW: Answers to Questions Posed in Webinar Chat
Providing Early Infant Male Circumcision within Routine Service Delivery
Lauren Bellhouse, MPH – UNICEF HQ- Health Section
EIMC and Maternal Newborn & Child Health (MNCH): Perspectives from an MNCH Point of View
Janet Kayita, MD, MPH – Senior Health Specialist (MNCH) in UNICEF’s Eastern & Southern Africa Regional Office
Introducing Early Infant Male Circumcision (EIMC): DMPPT 2.0 Modeling
Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, MD, MPH, MBA – Biomedical Prevention Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS at USAID
EIMC Services in Lesotho: Introduction of EIMC Services and Efforts to Scale Up
Virgile Kikaya, MD – Country Director, Jhpiego Lesotho
Building the Capacity to Deliver Early Infant Male Circumcision Services in Rwanda: Lessons Learnt
Placidie Mugwaneza, MD – Rwanda Biomedical Centre
Device-led Early Infant Male Circumcision in Zimbabwe: Pilot Study Findings and Implications for EIMC Programming
Karin Hatzold, MD, MPH – Deputy Director of Programs, PSI Zimbabwe |Director, Gates VMMC Partnership Project