Umtha conducted a formative research study on male circumcision, especially among mothers with infants less than 12 months old.

Umtha’s involvement in the project entailed:

  • Recruitment of participants for the focus group discussions, according to the criteria set out in the relevant research brief;
  • Running and recording the focus group discussions using a free attitude interviewing technique with the pre-agreed upon schedule, or using a pre-testing methodology as per the brief;
  • Transcribing and translating the focus group discussions verbatim;
  • Submitting the focus group transcripts electronically within the agreed upon timeframe.