MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #9 - 15 January 2015


To our IMPT/CAMI Health Colleagues,


Happy New Year from everyone at CAMI Health! 2015 is set to be an exciting year for the IMPT as the momentum around Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) grows and the field expands and evolves. 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 necessarily represent the views of CAMI Health or 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 Beverley Newman at [email protected]. Previous issues are available on the CAMI Health website.  




CAMI Health Staff 

Journal Articles


Broadening the debate over HIV and hormonal contraception. Colvin, C.J. & Harrison, A. (2015). The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 


Hormonal contraceptive use and women's risk of HIV acquisition: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Ralph, L.J., McCoy, S.I., Shiu, K., & Padian, N.S. (2015). The Lancet Infectious Diseases


Multipurpose prevention technologies for reproductive and sexual health. Stone, A. (2014). Reproductive Health Matters, 22(44).  

Media Articles


Contraceptive injection raises risk of HIV, research warns. Boseley, S. (2015, January 8). The Guardian. 

Plantibodies Could Pave the Road to Wellness. Schlanger, Z. (2014, December 15). Newsweek.   

Other Resources of Note


Stanford University is offering a free online course on International Women's Health and Human Rights, starting on January 29th. The course will cover critical issues facing women around the world, including reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, poverty, and access to education, paid work, and health care. For more information and to register, visit the course website.


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