VMMC Continuous Quality Improvement Results: What’s New in Implementation, Research, and Tools?

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The USAID Office of HIV/AIDS and staff of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project, the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) and AIDSFree Project povided an update on how continuous quality improvement (CQI) is making an impact on voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) service quality in eight Southern and East African countries.

Speakers shared cross-country analysis of VMMC site utilization/site capacity; results from a new study on mitigating the tetanus risk in Uganda; quality improvement of early infant male circumcision in Tanzania; improvement of client counseling and in-service communication in Mozambique; and the latest data on how sites in each country are improving performance on VMMC quality standards. The webinar also provided an update on tools available to support countries with external quality assessment (EQA) and CQI to deliver high-quality VMMC services with better patient outcomes.

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