MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #6 - 15 September 2014


To our IMPT/CAMI Colleagues,


Greetings! The Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) field is steadily evolving and expanding. Provided below are links to recent publications, media articles, and other resources relevant to MPTs to keep you up-to-date. Please note that contents are neither endorsed by nor represent the views of the Initiative for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies, and that due to publication copyright and permissions restrictions, full-text versions of resources may not be publicly available. 


If you have a resource to include in our next issue, please send to Marisa Cheung. Previous issues are available on the CAMI website.    




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Journal Articles


DMPA and HIV: why we need a trial. Rees, H. (2014). Contraception.


Gonadal Function and Reproductive Health in Women with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection. Yalamanchi, S., Dobs, A., & Greenblatt, R. M. (2014). Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, 43(3), 731-741.


Hormonal contraceptive methods and risk of HIV acquisition in women: a systematic review of epidemiological evidence. Polis, C. B., Phillips, S. J., Curtis, K. M., Westreich, D. J., Steyn, P. S., Raymond, E., ... & Turner, A. N. (2014). Contraception.


Manufacturing scale-up of electrospun poly (vinyl alcohol) fibers containing tenofovir for vaginal drug delivery. Krogstad, E. A., & Woodrow, K. A. (2014). International Journal of Pharmaceutics.


Time to focus on improving the contraceptive method mix in high HIV prevalence settings let go of unanswerable questions. Jones, H. E. (2014). Contraception.


Unmet Need for Family Planning, Contraceptive Failure, and Unintended Pregnancy among HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Women in Zimbabwe. McCoy, S. I., Buzdugan, R., Ralph, L. J., Mushavi, A., Mahomva, A., Hakobyan, A., ... & Padian, N. S. (2014). PloS one, 9(8), e105320.

Media Articles


"Abuse runs deep" in maternal health and HIV programs, says advocates. Aziz, R. (2014, September 3). Science Speaks: HIV & TB News.


Traditional leaders to promote use of female condoms. (2014, September 3). Daily Graphic.


Ugandan Sex Workers Demand Female Condoms. Wamala, E. (2014, August 15). AllAfrica. 

Reports & Other Relevant Resources


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