MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #13 - 19 May 2015


To our IMPT/CAMI Health 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 necessarily 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 Beverley Newman at [email protected]. Previous issues are available on the CAMI Health website.     




CAMI Health Staff 

Journal Articles


Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Use Is Associated With Elevated Innate Immune Effector Molecules in Cervicovaginal Secretions of HIV-1-Uninfected Women. Guthrie, B.L., Introini, A., Roxby, A.C., Choi, R.Y., Bosire, R., et al. (2015). Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS), 69(1).


Factors associated with discussion of sexual activity and contraception in women with HIV. Stewart, Z.A., Shipley, K., Spelman, T., & Giles, M.L. (2015). Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care.   

Partner Characteristics Associated With HIV Acquisition Among Youth in Rakai, Uganda. Mathur, S., Wei, Y., Zhong, X., Song, X. & Nalugoda, F., et al. (2015). Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS), 69(1).   


Use of the Etonogestrel Implant and Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device Beyond the U.S. Food and Drug Administration-Approved Duration. McNicholas, C., Maddipati, R., Zhao, Q., Swor, E. & Peipert, J.F. (2015). Obstetrics & Gynecology, 125(3).  

Media Articles


5 Steps to Making Women a Priority in the Next National HIV/AIDS Strategy. McKelle, E. (2015, May 8). Huffington Post. 


Abstinence-Only Texas High School Hit By Chlamydia Outbreak; 1 In 15 Students Affected. Grenoble, R. (2015, May 5). Huffington Post.


Embarrassment over 'Tibi Tendlu' can also spread HIV. Hall, J. (2015, April 22). Swazi Observer.   

EU development finance needs 'completely new approach', report says. Jones, Sam. (2015, May 4). The Guardian.   

Key to better sex ed: Focus on gender & power. (2015, April 22). Medical News Today.  

PEPFAR: Young Women Bear HIV Burden. DeCapua, J. (2015, April 30). Voice of America.


Why Sex Ed Is a Matter of Public Health. Brame, G. (2015, April 15). Huffington Post.  

Women have higher HIV rates than men - Study. Watsemwa, E. (2015, April 25). Daily Monitor.



Biomedical AIDS research: recent and upcoming advance. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). (2015).     

European Report on Development. Overseas Development Institute, European Centre for Development Policy Management, the German Development Institute, the University of Athens, and the Southern Voice Network. (2015).   


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