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Not on Track: The Slow Pace of VMMC Scale-up

Monday, July 18, 2016

More than five years ago, epidemiologists and modelers helped set a target of 20 million VMMCs in 14 key countries in sub-Saharan Africa by 2015. WHO’s official tally is 11.7 million cumulative procedures through the end of 2015. That’s 60 percent of the original target—and will avert 335,000 new HIV infections by 2020. Excerpted from AVAC Report 2016: Big Data, Real People.