MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #2 - 16 June 2014


To our CAMI Colleagues,


Greetings! The Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) field is steadily evolving and expanding. In order to keep you informed, we will be sending periodic updates via "MPTs: Articles from the Field" with links to recent publications, media articles and press releases on MPTs. Please send your relevant articles on MPTs to Marisa Cheung at [email protected] to be included in the next issue. Click here to view the previous issue.  





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Journal Articles


Contraceptive options for women living with HIV. Phillips, S., Steyn, P., & Temmerman, M. (2014). Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology.


Engineering a Segmented Dual-Reservoir Polyurethane Intravaginal Ring for Simultaneous Prevention of HIV Transmission and Unwanted Pregnancy. Clark, J. T., Clark, M. R., Shelke, N. B., Johnson, T. J., Smith, E. M., Andreasen, A. K., ... & Kiser, P. F. (2014). PloS one, 9(3), e88509.


Prevalence of HIV, HSV-2 and pregnancy among high school students in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a bio-behavioural cross-sectional survey. Karim, Q. A., Kharsany, A. B., Leask, K., Ntombela, F., Humphries, H., Frohlich, J. A., ... & Karim, S. S. A. (2014). Sexually transmitted infections, sextrans-2014.


Tenofovir Gel for HIV Prevention for Women: Perspectives of Key Opinion Leaders from India. Prabhughate, A., Sarna, A., & Brady, M. (2014). Health Policy and Technology, 3(1), 59-65.


Use of vaginal rings charged with antiviral drugs for preventing HIV infection in women. Memmi, M., Bourlet, T., & Pozzetto, B. (2014). Future Virology, 9(3), 227-230.


Vaginal matrices: Nanofibers for contraception and prevention of HIV infection. Woodrow, K. A., Ball, C., Blakney, A., Krogstad, E., & Nie, H. (2014). U.S. Patent No. 20,140,128,345. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


Vulnerability in HIV Prevention Research With Adolescents, Reconsidered. J Adolesc Health. (2014). Jun;54(6):629-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.03.014. Epub 2014 Apr 13.

MPTs in the Media

Women who risk HIV to get babies. Gathura, G. (2014, May 14).

Press Release


Coral reefs provide potent new anti-HIV proteins. ScienceDaily. (2014, April 29).


Origami Condoms Radically Redesigns Almost Century-Old Latex Protection. Huffington Post. (2014, April 8).


Study Suggests More Than Two-Thirds of Health Americans Are Infected with Human Papilloma VirusesNYU Langone Medical Center, Office of Communications and Marketing. (2014, May 20).

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