MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #6 - 15 October 2014


To our IMPT/CAMI Colleagues,


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 Kathryn
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CAMI Health Staff 

Featured Journal Issue


"Women and ARV-based prevention: opportunities and challenges." Geary, C. and Bukusi, E. (2014). Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17(2).


Journal Articles


ARV-based HIV prevention for women - where we are in 2014. Mastro, T. D., Sista, N., & Abdool-Karim, Q. (2014). Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17(3).


Acceptability of the nestorone®/ethinyl estradiol contraceptive vaginal ring: development of a model; implications for introduction. Merkatz, R.B., Plagianos, M., Hoskin, E., Cooney, M., Hewett, P.C., Mensch, B.S. Contraception, 90(5).


Depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate does not reduce the prophylactic efficacy of emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate in macaques. Radzio, J., Hanley, K., Mitchell, J., Ellis, S., Deyounks, F., Jenkins, L., ... & Garcia-Lerma, J. G. (2014). JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  


Engaging male partners in women's microbicide use: evidence from clinical trials and implications for future research and microbicide introduction. Lanham, M., Wilcher, R., Montgomery, E. T., Pool, R., Schuler, S., Lenzi, R., & Friedland, B. (2014). Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17(3).  


Intended and Unintended Pregnancies Worldwide in 2012 and Recent Trends. Sedgh, G., Singh, S. and Hussain, R. (2014) Studies in Family Planning, 45(3).


An interdisciplinary framework for measuring and supporting adherence in HIV prevention trials of ARV-based vaginal rings. MacQueen, K. M., Tolley, E. E., Owen, D. H., Amico, K. R., Morrow, K. M., Moench, T. R., ... & Friedland, B. (2014). Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17(3).


Perspectives on use of oral and vaginal antiretrovirals for HIV prevention: the VOICE-C qualitative study in Johannesburg, South Africa. van der Straten, A., Stadler, J., Luecke, E., Laborde, N., Hartmann, M., Montgomery, E. T., & VOICE-C Study Team. (2014). Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17(3Suppl 2).


The Sexual Risk Context among the FEM-PrEP Study Population in Bondo, Kenya and Pretoria, South Africa. Headley J, Lemons A, Corneli A, Agot K, Ahmed K, et al. (2014) PLoS ONE 9(9).  

Media Articles


6 Innovative Ways We're Reinventing Birth Control. Petronzio, M. Mashable. (2014, September 10). Mashable.

Access to female-controlled contraception needed in intimate partner violence. (2014, September 16). ScienceDaily. PLOS.


Advocates Call for Full Funding of Research on HIV and Contraception. Kehler, J. and Nhamo, D. (2014, September 12). RH Reality Check.


Beyond the Condom: A Combo Approach to Sexual Health. Pandika, M. (2014, September 22). OZY.


FC2 Female Condom gets new packaging. (2014, September 10). Chain Drug Review.


The Fenway Institute: Enrolling Young Women 15-17 in Anti-HIV Vaginal Ring Acceptability Study. (2014, September 11). The Rainbow Times.


HIV-fighting intravaginal ring research nets $20M from NIH. Gibney, M. (2014, September 10). FierceDrugDelivery.


Microbicides and other ARV-based prevention: Biomedical answers meet challenges on the ground. Barton, A. (2014, September 10). Science Speaks: HIV & TB News.


Researchers at UC Health pioneer future of contraception. Coleman, N. (2014, September 24). The News Record.


Reports & Other Relevant Resources


Assessing the Potential of MPTs in South Africa, Uganda and Nigeria. (2014, September). Ipsos. Funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Postdoc Opportunity: Behavioral Sciences HIV Research. HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies.


TDF/FTC Vaginal Ring Protects 6 of 6 Monkeys From Weekly SHIV Exposure. Mascolini, M. ICAAC 2014, September 5-9, 2014. Washington, D.C.


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