MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #3 - 15 July 2014


To our CAMI Colleagues,



Greetings! The Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) field is steadily evolving and expanding. To keep you informed, we are sending periodic updates via "MPTs: Notes from the Field" with links to recent publications, media articles and press releases relevant to MPTs. If you have a resource to include in our next issue, please send to Marisa Cheung. Previous issues are available on the CAMI website 






CAMI Staff 

Journal Articles

Delivery of multipurpose prevention drug combinations from electrospun nanofibers using composite microarchitectures. Blakney, A. K., Krogstad, E. A., Jiang, Y. H., & Woodrow, K. A. (2014). International Journal of Nanomedicine, 9, 2967.


Pod-intravaginal rings delivering antiretroviral combinations for HIV prophylaxis: pharmacokinetics and preliminary safety in a macaque model. Moss, J. A., Srinivasan, P., Smith, T. J., Butkyavichene, I., Lopez, G., Brooks, A. A., ... & Baum, M. M. (2014). Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, AAC-02871.


Sex Hormones Regulate Tenofovir-Diphosphate in Female Reproductive Tract Cells in Culture. Shen, Z., Fahey, J. V., Bodwell, J. E., Rodriguez-Garcia, M., Kashuba, A. D., & Wira, C. R. (2014). PloS One, 9(6), e100863.


Simultaneous prevention of unintended pregnancy and STIs: a challenging compromise. ESHRE, C. W. G. (2014). Human reproduction update.


Using HIV Networks to Inform Real Time Prevention Interventions.  Little, S. J., Pond, S. L. K., Anderson, C. M., Young, J. A., Wertheim, J. O., Mehta, S. R., ... & Smith, D. M. (2014). PloS one, 9(6), e98443.


MPTs in the Media

Bill Gates Helped Invent This Remote-Controlled Birth Control Device For Women. Bort, Julie. (2014, July 7). Business Insider.


The Next Generation of HIV Prevention. Sneed, A. (2014, June 17). Scientific American.


Take A Look At This Fantastic New Condom Funded By Bill Gates. Bort, J. (2014, June 5). Business Insider.


Zimbabwe: 'Women Fear Pregnancy More Than HIV Infection'. (2014, June 30). The Herald. 

Press Release


Novel Intravaginal Ring Shows Promise For HIV Prevention. (2014, July 2). American Society for Microbiology.


Redesigned Female Condom Is A More Natural Fit For Women's Bodies. Ehrenkranz, M. (2014, July 7). PSFK.


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