Webinar: Rolling out continuous quality improvement in voluntary medical male circumcision: Lessons learned from the USAID ASSIST pilot projects in Uganda, South Africa, Malawi and Tanzania

Moderated by Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, Senior Biomedical Prevention Advisor at USAID Office of HIV/AIDS, this webinar shared, through short presentations and panel discussions, the experiences and lessons learned from introducing continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities in support of VMMC services in USG-supported programs.

July 7 2015 USAID ASSIST VMMC Webinar


  • Overview of the VMMC CQI process and results to date in Uganda, South Africa, Malawi, and Tanzania―John Byabagambi, URC, Uganda
  • Case study of VMMC CQI by a private provider in Johannesburg―Shepard Maphisa, Shephard Maphisa and Partners, South Africa
  • All Hands on Deck: CQI Lessons from the Anova VMMC Experience―Cephas Chikanda, Anova Health Institute, South Africa

Reflections from a Government Stakeholder: Simeon Lijenje, MOH, Malawi

Questions & answers from the three presenters

USAID ASSIST Panel:  Getting started on CQI IN VMMC

  • Panelists: Davis Rumisha, URC, Tanzania; Tiwonge Moyo, URC, Malawi; Donna Jacobs, URC, South Africa

Stakeholder Panel: Roles of PEPFAR/USG, national governments, and implementing partners in facilitating CQI in VMMC

  • Panelists: Jackie Calnan, USAID, Uganda; Alfred Bere, CDC, South Africa; Pauline Biola, CHAPS, South Africa

Webinar recording:

See the attachments for: 1) the webinar presentation, 2) the webinar agenda and speak bios, and 3) a flyer listing resources available from the VMMC CQI and VMMC Sustainability webinars held on July 7 and 9, respectively. 

Responses from the presenters and panelists to questions received from webinar attendees will be posted soon, along with a link to the webinar recording. 

Participants in this webinar are also invited to participate in the VMMC and Sustainability Webinar on July 9, 2015. For more information about this webinar, please contact Kim Martin with the HC3 Project.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 08:00
USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems Project/URC
Contact Name: 
Lani Marquez
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