According to the Framework for Clinical Evaluation of Devices for Adult Male Circumcision (WHO, 2011):
"WHO and other health authorities wish to identify one or more devices that
- would make the VMMC safer, easier, and quicker
- would have more rapid healing than current methods and/or might entail less risk of HIV transmission in the post-operative period
- could be performed safely by health-care providers with a minimal level of training and
- would be cost-effective compared to standard surgical methods for male circumcision scale up."