Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

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VMMC

The Government of Kenya (GOK) through the support of the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS), the National AIDS and STIs Control Programme (NASCOP) and Department of Health Promotion, as well as C-Change, CDC, FHI, PSI, UNICEF and the implementing partners (NRHS, IRDO, FACES , APHIA II Nyanza Program and the CMMB) have launched a Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) program in Kenya.[1]

Funding

VMMC is funded by USAID and C-Change.

Circumcision campaign propaganda by VMMC

Three circumcision propaganda ads (by the VMMC) aired in South Africa during football prime-time viewing.

Newly circumcised male encouraging man to get circumcised
I think they should get circumcised (VMMC)[2]
Woman encouraging man to get circumcised
it protects your balls (VMMC)[3]
Newly circumcised male encouraging man to get circumcised
It makes you strong (VMMC)[4]
Woman encouraging man to get circumcised
Once your foreskin is tough... your skin doesn't bruise easily (VMMC)[5]
Woman encouraging man to get circumcised
washing your penis becomes so easy (VMMC)[6]
Woman encouraging man to get circumcised
once it gets to half-time, you also get a cut [get circumcised] (VMMC)[7]
Woman discouraging man from getting tested
"Let me ask you, you have to get tested?" The female character responds "It's not a must." (VMMC)[8]
Woman encouraging man to get circumcised
Use a condom. All the time. ALL THE TIME! (VMMC)[9]
Newly circumcised male encouraging man to get circumcised
You are a man. Not a dog. (VMMC)[10]

Short video vignettes with a soccer theme that was field tested in communal video houses in Nyanza, Kenya during the 2010 World Cup Soccer broadcasts.[11]

See also

References

  1. REFweb Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision, C-Hub. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
  2. Newly Circumcised Male Character, VMMC Soccer Videos From Kenya, 00:46. (2010)
  3. Female Character, VMMC Soccer Videos From Kenya, 01:05. (2010)
  4. Newly Circumcised Male Character, VMMC Soccer Videos From Kenya, 00:46. (2010)
  5. Female Character & Newly Circumcised Male Character, VMMC Soccer Videos, 02:24. (2010)
  6. Female Character, VMMC Soccer Videos From Kenya, 02:58. (2010)
  7. Female Character, VMMC Soccer Videos From Kenya, 03:19. (2010)
  8. Female Character, VMMC Soccer Videos From Kenya, 04:26. (2010)
  9. Female Character, VMMC Soccer Videos From Kenya, 08:37. (2010)
  10. Newly Circumcised Male Character, VMMC Soccer Videos From Kenya, 08:26. (2010)
  11. REFweb (December 2010). VMMC Soccer Videos from Kenya, VMMC.m4v. Retrieved 28 April 2011.