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Adverse Events in a Large-Scale VMMC Programme in Tanzania: Findings From a Case Series Analysis

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Adverse events (AEs) rates in voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) are critical measures of service quality and safety. While these indicators are key, monitoring AEs in large‐scale VMMC programmes is not without challenges. This study presents findings on AEs that occurred in eight years of providing VMMC services in three regions of Tanzania, to provide discussion both on these events and the structural issues around maintaining safety and quality in scaled‐up VMMC services.

July 31, 2019