PEPFAR Webinar: Women and Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

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PEPFAR hosted a webinar on November 19th on the importance of women's role in the success of Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC). The webinar discussed: 

  • The impact of VMMC on women, including new and established data on medical impact 
  • Women's perceptions of VMMC 
  • Women's roles in scale-up.

John Byabagambi

Our own John Byabagambi, an improvement advisor on the USAID ASSIST Project in Uganda, was a featured speaker, discussing ASSIST's VMMC work in Uganda. He is the team lead for VMMC on the USAID ASSIST Uganda team and provides technical support to health unit teams, USG-funded implementing partners, and Ministry of Health to integrate continuous quality improvement in VMMC service delivery through on-site mentoring and coaching to address health system gaps and integrate cross-cutting themes like gender and health workforce development in improvement work.

A recording of the webinar is available at:

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 08:00 to 11:00
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