Policy on safe Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention

The Government of Swaziland is prioritizing HIV prevention within its national response to HIV and AIDS by adopting a comprehensive HIV prevention approach including male circumcision. A coordinated, multi-sectoral HIV and AIDS National policy was developed in 2006, which includes measures to address prevention, treatment, care and support.

This policy serves to guide the Male Circumcision response in Swaziland and shall be implemented in the context of the National Health Policy and National Multisectoral HIV and AIDS Policy and Strategy, Health Sector Response Plan, and other relevant Policies and Strategies of Swaziland, and it shall be guided by the principles outlined in the National HIV and AIDS Policy.

Length: 
20
Year: 
2009
Organization: 
World Health Organization, Kingdom of Swaziland Ministry of Health
Languages: 
English