Male Circumcision Communication Materials

AIDSTAR-One collected male circumcision-related communication materials from participants of the UNAIDS–PEPFAR Southern & Eastern Africa Region Male Circumcision Communication Meeting held in Durban in September 2010. These materials, collected from Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia, include pamphlets, posters, radio scripts, counseling guides and are available in several languages. They are also available on the C-hub website Outside Link Icon.

For presentations and a report from the meeting visit the technical consultation page here.

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Description

PDF Demand Creation Brochure
(PDF, 665 KB)

Demand Creation Brochure: Gen Pop

Pamphlet for the general public Tanzania Jhpiego Swahili This four-spread pamphlet targets men and explains benefits, risks and process of obtaining male circumcision services in Tanzania.

PDF Demand Creation Brochure:
Youth
(PDF, 901 KB)

Demand Creation Brochure: Youth

Pamphlet for the general public Tanzania Jhpiego Swahili This four-spread pamphlet targets boys and their parents/guardians and explains the benefits, risks and process of obtaining male circumcision services in Tanzania.

PDF Demand Creation Brochure:
Women
(PDF, 672 KB)

Demand Creation Brochure: Women

Pamphlet for wives & girlfriends Tanzania Jhpiego Swahili This four-spread pamphlet targets women and explains the benefits to them and their partners as well as the risks and process of obtaining male circumcision services in Tanzania.

PDF Demand creation poster
(PDF, 464 KB)

Demand Creation Poster

Posters
(in other public places)

Tanzania Jhpiego Swahili This demand creation poster advertises a male circumcision campaign in Tanzania.

PDF Demand creation flyer
(PDF, 374 KB)

Demand Creation Flyer

Pamphlet for the general public Tanzania Jhpiego Swahili This demand creation flyer advertises a male circumcision campaign in Tanzania.

PDF Post operative leaflet
(PDF, 423 KB)

Post operative leaflet

Pamphlet for client Tanzania Jhpiego Swahili This 2-page post-operative leaflet provides care instructions and messages to abstain from sex for six weeks and a reminder of the partial protective effect of male circumcision to clients in Tanzania.

PDF Tohara brochure A5
(PDF, 1.32 MB)

Tohara Brochure A5

Pamphlet for the general public Tanzania Jhpiego Swahili

PDF Tohara brochure A6
(PDF, 961 KB)

Tohara Brochure A6

Pamphlet for the general public Tanzania Jhpiego Swahili This 24-page pamphlet from Tanzania explains male circumcisions along with the benefits, risks and steps of the procedure using a combination simple language and imagery.

PDF Tohara poster A2
(PDF, 218 KB)

Tohara Brochure A2

Posters
(in other public places)
Tanzania Jhpiego Swahili This poster from Tanzania uses football imagery to promote male circumcision as the goalie in preventing HIV with partner reduction, condom use and fidelity also being important players.

PDF What Women should Know
about Male Circumcision

(PDF, 5.88 MB)

What women should know about male circumcision leaflet

Pamphlet for wives & girlfriends South Africa PSI English This four page flyer describes male circumcision services in South Africa with one flyer targeting men and the other targeting women. Topics include benefits and risk, facts, how to discuss MMC with partners and how to ensure maximum results from MC.

PDF Bophelo Pele poster
(PDF, 437 KB)

Bophelo Pele poster

Posters
(in clinics)
South Africa PSI English This poster from South Africa describes male circumcision, the risks, the benefits and the process associated with the procedure

PDF What You Need to Know about Male Circumcision
(PDF, 1.76 MB)

What You Need to Know About Male Circumcision Poster

Posters
(in clinics)
Zambia PSI English This poster from Zambia is designed for placement in clinics and describes the risks, benefits and what patients can expect when they undergo the medical circumcision procedure.

PDF Male Circumcision: Are you a man who cares?
(PDF, 1.53 MB)

Are You a Man Who Cares? leaflet

Pamphlet for the general public Zambia PSI English This leaflet from Zambia includes simple language promoting male circumcision along with a quick description of the procedure process.

PDF Male Circumcision: Are you a man who cares?
(PDF, 493 KB)

Male Circimcision: Are you a man who cares? poster

Posters
(in other public places)
Zambia PSI English This poster from Zambia promotes male circumcision for HIV reduction and is designed for placement in public places.

PDF Male Circumcision:
A man who cares

(PDF, 327 KB)

Male Circumcision: A Man Who Cares wallpainting

Other mass media activities Zambia PSI English This wall painting promotes male circumcision in Zambia.

PDF It's a Question of Health and Our Health is in Your Hands
(PDF, 443 KB)

 

It's a Question of Health and Our Health is In Your Hands

Posters
(in other public places)
Kenya MC Task Force English This file includes 3 male circumcision posters from Kenya that are designed for placement in public places other than health facilities. Two images include a health care provider endorsing male circumcision and one includes a female promoting male circumcision.

PDF Message to Business Leaders of Nyanza
(PDF, 491 KB)

Message to Business Leaders

Pamphlet for the general public Kenya MC Task Force English This 4-page pamphlet targets businesses leaders to encourage male circumcision among their employees in the Nyanza Provence in Kenya. Messages include benefits, risks and recommendations to employers to provide a short recovery time for employees for long-term workforce security.

PDF Message to the Community Leaders of Nyanza
(PDF, 384 KB)

Message to Community Leaders of Nyanza

Pamphlet for the general public Kenya MC Task Force English This 4-page pamphlet targets Luo community leaders to encourage male circumcision among a group of largely uncircumcised men in the Nyanza Provence in Kenya. Messages include benefits, risks and recommendations to leaders of a tribe that does not traditionally circumcise to promote the practice as a voluntary medical procedure

PDF Message to The Faith Leaders of Nyanza
(PDF, 386 KB)

Message to Faith Leaders of Nyanza

Pamphlet for the general public Kenya MC Task Force English This 4-page pamphlet targets religious leaders to encourage male circumcision among their congregations in Kenya. Messages include benefits, risks and recommendations on how to incorporate male circumcision into Christian sermons.

PDF What You Need to Know about Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision
(PDF, 434 KB)

What You Need to Know About Voluntary Male Circumcision Poster

Pamphlet for client Kenya MC Task Force English This 4-page pamphlet from Kenya is for clients considering male circumcision and includes information about the risks, benefits and procedure itself.

PDF VMMC Communications Strategy
(PDF, 1.47 MB)

VMMC Communication Strategy

Other Kenya MC Task Force English This comprehensive communications strategy for voluntary medical male circumcision in Kenya provides background, a situation analysis and challenges to MC along with an implementation plan, messages and monitoring and evaluation plan.

PDF Media Brief for VMMC campaign
(PDF, 47.2 KB)

VMMC Radio Brief

Radio (other) Kenya MC Task Force English This radio brief from Kenya provides background information on Male Circumcision for mass media outlets. The brief includes communication objectives and key messages.

PDF Marketing Research Questionnaire
(PDF, 241 KB)

Marketing Research Questionnaire

Other Kenya MC Task Force English This questionnaire includes 20 questions to gather information about attitudes towards marketing of voluntary male circumcision in to Kenya.

PDF What Women Need to Know about Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision
(PDF, 1.92 MB)

VMMC Women's Booklet

Pamphlet for wives & girlfriends Kenya MC Task Force English

PDF I'm glad I encouraged my partner to go for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision
(PDF, 489 KB)

VMMC Women's Poster

Posters
(in other public places)
Kenya MC Task Force English This poster targets subjective norms in Kenya by modeling a satisfied female whose partner underwent male circumcision and encouraging other women to encourage their partner to be circumcised.

PDF Audience profile - adult male
(PDF, 92.2 KB)

Audience Profile: Adult Male

Other Swaziland PSI English This audience profile for an older male from Swaziland provides demographic background and information related to determinants for male circumcision behavioral analysis and marketing segmentation.

PDF MC Marketing Plan
(PDF, 645 KB)

MC Marketing Plan

Other Swaziland PSI English This marketing plan from Swaziland profiles a young male candidate for male circumcision and describes how male circumcision will be marketed to this target audience.

PDF Audience profile - schoolboy
(PDF, 87.3 KB)

Audience Profile: Schoolboy

Other Swaziland PSI English This audience profile for an younger (13-17) male from Swaziland provides demographic background and information related to determinants for male circumcision behavioral analysis and marketing segmentation.

PDF MC Campaign Logo evaluation summary
(PDF, 69.9 KB)

MC Logo Pitch

Other Swaziland PSI English This document includes the logo designs submitted male circumcision campaign in Swaziland

PDF PSI Creative Brief for Male Circumcision
(PDF, 957 KB)

PSI Creative Brief for Male Circumcision

Other Swaziland PSI English This creative brief from Swaziland describes communication objectives by each key deliverable and key messages for each target audience.

PDF Know Your Facts
(PDF, 154 KB)

Know Your Facts Billboard

 

Billboard Botswana PSI English This billboard in Botswana is aimed at men who are interested in being circumcised.

Bafenyi Kgatlhanong le Mogare Wa HIV
(PDF, 121 KB)

Bafenyi Kgatlhanong le Mogare Wa HIV

Billboard Botswana PSI Setswana This billboard in Botswana is in Setswana and is aimed at men who are interested in being circumcised.

PDF Know The Facts: What you need to know about safe male circumcision (back)
(PDF, 309 KB)

Know the Facts: Pamphlet Side 2

Pamphlet for client Botswana PSI English This pamphlet includes information for male circumcision clients in Botswana and uses a question and answer format with a respected health authority.

PDF Know The Facts: What you need to know about safe male circumcision (front)
(PDF, 307 KB)

Know the Facts: Pamphlet Side 1

Pamphlet for client Botswana PSI English This pamphlet from Botswana includes information for male circumcision clients in Botswana and uses a question and answer format with a respected health authority.

PDF Know Your Facts (back)
(PDF, 375 KB)

MOH pamphlet back

Pamphlet for client Botswana PSI English This pamphlet targets clients in Botswana and explains what male circumcision is along with the risks and benefits of the procedure.

PDF Know Your Facts (front)
(PDF, 255 KB)

Know Your Facts Ministry Side 1

Pamphlet for client Botswana PSI English This pamphlet targets clients in Botswana and explains what male circumcision is along with the risks and benefits of the procedure.

PDF Know Your Facts!
(PDF, 368 KB)

Know Your Facts! Poster

Posters
(in other public places)
Botswana PSI English This poster from Botswana targets a general audience and promotes demand creation for male circumcision.

PDF Know Your Facts!
(PDF, 137 KB)

Know Your Facts Poster 2

Botswana PSI English This poster from Botswana targets a general audience and promotes demand creation for male circumcision.

PDF Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) Know Your Facts
(PDF, 3.41 MB)

Safe Male Circumcision Know Your Facts pamphlet

Pamphlet for client Botswana PSI English This counseling guide provides key messages about male circumcision for heath care provider, along with images to that illustrate concepts.

PDF Know Your Facts! Information for Women about Safe Male Circumcision (inside contents)
(PDF, 244 KB)

Know Your Facts Information for Women about Safe MC inside

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Botswana PSI English This three-panel pamphlet targeting women describes male circumcision in the historical context of Botswana and includes the benefits to women and information to encourage newborn males and male sexual partners to be circumcised.

PDF Know Your Facts! Information for Women about Safe Male Circumcision (outside contents)
(PDF, 155 KB)

Know Your Facts Information for Women about Safe MC outside

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Botswana PSI English This three-panel pamphlet targeting women describes male circumcision in the historical context of Botswana and includes the benefits to women and information to encourage newborn males and male sexual partners to be circumcised.

PDF Mock up for combi design
(PDF, 163 KB)

Mock up for combi design

Van or other mobile vehicle that circulates to promote MC Botswana PSI English This advertisement is designed for placement on local transportation vehicles in Botswana.

PDF Mock up for combi design
(PDF, 162 KB)

Mock up for combi design 2

Van or other mobile vehicle that circulates to promote MC Botswana PSI English This advertisement is designed for placement on local transportation vehicles in Botswana.

PDF Photo of combi with Know Your Facts! Logo
(PDF, 76.6 KB)

Photo of combi with Know Your Facts! Logo

Van or other mobile vehicle that circulates to promote MC Botswana PSI English This advertisement is designed for placement on local transportation vehicles in Botswana.

PDF Put your defense against HIV
(PDF, 198 KB)

Put your defense against HIV

Posters
(in clinics)
Botswana PSI English This poster from Botswana promotes male circumcision in combination with abstinence reduction and is designed for clinic settings.

PDF Team Up Safe Male Circumcision with Sticking to one Partner
(PDF, 196 KB)

Team Up Male Circumcision with Sticking to One Partner

Posters
(in clinics)
Botswana PSI English This poster from Botswana promotes male circumcision in combination with abstinence reduction and is designed for clinic settings.

PDF Double your defense against HIV
(PDF, 194 KB)

Double your defense against HIV

Posters
(in clinics)
Botswana PSI English This poster from Botswana promotes male circumcision in combination with abstinence reduction and is designed for clinic settings.

Knowing your HIV status
(PDF, 196 KB)

Knowing your HIV status strip ad

Posters
(in clinics)
Botswana PSI English This poster from Botswana promotes male circumcision in combination with abstinence reduction and is designed for clinic settings.

Tsenya Basireletsi Ba ba Popota
(PDF, 305 KB)

Full page ad Setswana

Newspaper ad Botswana PSI English This full-page advertisement in Setswana was published in newspapers in Botswana.

Manlike Besnydenis - Wat dit beteken
vir Namibie se mans and vroue

(PDF, 1.60 MB)

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend AFR

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Afrikaans This pamphlet from Namibia targets wives or girlfriends of potential male circumcision clients and discusses the benefits and risks of the procedure.

PDF Male Circumcision - What it means for men and women
(PDF, 1.62 MB)

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend ENG

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS English This pamphlet from Namibia targets wives or girlfriends of potential male circumcision clients and discusses the benefits and risks of the procedure.

PDF Ekenko IyAalumentu - Shoka tashi ti kaalumentu nokaakiintu Aanamibia
(PDF, 1.67 MB)

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend OSH

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Oshivambo This pamphlet from Namibia targets wives or girlfriends of potential male circumcision clients and discusses the benefits and risks of the procedure.

Omasukarero Wovarumendu - Owo ye heya tjike kovarumendu novakazendu va Namibia
(PDF, 1.57 MB)

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend OTJ

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Herero This pamphlet from Namibia targets wives or girlfriends of potential male circumcision clients and discusses the benefits and risks of the procedure.

PDF Mugara Vaheva - Efano lyo varesi
(PDF, 1.47 MB)

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend RUK

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Rukwangali This pamphlet from Namibia targets wives or girlfriends of potential male circumcision clients and discusses the benefits and risks of the procedure.
PDF Mupato wa baana - Se utalusa kwa baana ba Namibia ni basali
(PDF, 1.63 MB)

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend SIL

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Silozi This pamphlet from Namibia targets wives or girlfriends of potential male circumcision clients and discusses the benefits and risks of the procedure.

PDF Manlike Besnydenis - Wat dit beteken vir Namibie se mans and vroue
(PDF, 3.94 MB)

Booklet for client wife or girlfriend AFR

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Afrikaans This booklet for clients in Namibia describes the risks and benefits of male circumcision along with the steps involved in the procedure and the healing process.

PDF Male Circumcision - What it means for men and woman
(PDF, 3.84 MB)

Booklet for client wife or girlfriend ENG

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS English This booklet for clients in Namibia describes the risks and benefits of male circumcision along with the steps involved in the procedure and the healing process.

PDF Ekenko IyAalumentu - Shoka tashi ti kaalumentu nokaakiintu Aanamibia
(PDF, 4.63 MB)

Booklet for client wife or girlfriend OTJ

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Herero This booklet for clients in Namibia describes the risks and benefits of male circumcision along with the steps involved in the procedure and the healing process.

PDF Omasukarero Wovarumendu - Owo ye heya tjike kovarumendu novakazendu va Namibia
(PDF, 4.63 MB)

Booklet for client wife or girlfriend OSH

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Oshivambo This booklet for clients in Namibia describes the risks and benefits of male circumcision along with the steps involved in the procedure and the healing process.

PDF Mugara Vaheva - Efano lyo varesi
(PDF, 1.03 MB)

Booklet for client wife or girlfriend RUK

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Rukwangali This booklet for clients in Namibia describes the risks and benefits of male circumcision along with the steps involved in the procedure and the healing process.

PDF Mupato wa baana - Se utalusa kwa baana ba Namibia ni basali
(PDF, 1 MB)

Booklet for client wife or girlfriend SIL

Pamphlet for client wife or girlfriend Namibia Namibia MOHSS Silozi This booklet for clients in Namibia describes the risks and benefits of male circumcision along with the steps involved in the procedure and the healing process.

PDF "Male Circumcision - A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR MALE CIRCUMCISION AS PARTIAL PROTECTION AGAINST HIV HEALTH WORKERS' TOOLKIT"
(PDF, 1.02 MB)

Toolkit for Health Workers

Other Namibia Namibia MOHSS English This toolkit is designed for health providers to ensure consistent messaging to potential male circumcision clients in Namibia.

PDF "Male Circumcision - A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR MALE CIRCUMCISION AS PARTIAL PROTECTION AGAINST HIV MEDIA PROFESSIONALS TOOLKIT"
(PDF, 958 KB)

Toolkit for Media Professionals

Other Namibia Namibia MOHSS English This toolkit is designed for media professionals in Namibia to ensure accurate messaging around male circumcision.

PDF "Male Circumcision - A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR MALE CIRCUMCISION AS PARTIAL PROTECTION AGAINST HIV POLICY MAKER'S TOOLKIT"
(PDF, 684 KB)

Toolkit for Policymakers

Other Namibia Namibia MOHSS English This toolkit is designed for policy makers in Namibia to provide information on policy decisions around male circumcision.

PDF The Winning Team against HIV
(PDF, 203 KB)

The Winning Team Against HIV

Posters
(in clinics)
Botswana PSI English

PDF Voluntary Medical Male
Circumcision Centres in Nyanza

(PDF, 703 KB)

VMMC Centres in Nyanza Flyer

Other Kenya MC Task Force English This flyer lists the locations of free voluntary medical male circumcision in Kenya.

PDF Branding - Pata maelezo kamili kuhusu Kutahiriwa hapa
(PDF, 777 KB)

VMMC Clinic Branding

Other Kenya MC Task Force English This branded logo is for placement within health facilities and encourages male circumcision to reduce HIV.

PDF What you need to know after circumcision - Answers from Dr Maarifa
(PDF, 2.11 KB)

VMMC Post Surgery Booklet

Pamphlet for client Kenya MC Task Force English This 20-page booklet from Kenya provides post-operative care instructions to clients as well as additional HIV prevention messaging.

PDF "I'm Glad I Went for Male Circumcision…"
(PDF, 406 KB)

VMMC Post Surgery Poster

Posters
(in clinics)
Kenya MC Task Force English This poster depicts a satisfied male circumcision client and reiterates the need for other HIV prevention measures such as condom use and partner reduction.