MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #16 - 19 August 2015


Dear 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 (IMPT), and that due to publication copyright and permissions restrictions, full-text versions of resources may not be publicly available.


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Journal Articles
Implementation and Operational Research: Integration of Family Planning Services in a Peer-Managed HIV Care Clinic Serving Most-at-Risk Populations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Thyda, L., Sineng, S., Delvaux, T., Srean, C., et al. (2015). JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 69(4).

The influence of partnership on contraceptive use among HIV-infected women accessing antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda. Nieves, C.I., Kaida, A., Seage III, G.R., Kabakyenga, J., Muyindike, W., et al. (2015). Contraception, 92(2).

Multipurpose prevention technologies: the future of HIV and STI protection. Fernández-Romero, J.A., Deal, C., Herold, B.C., Schiller, J., Patton, D., et al. (2015). Trends in Microbiology, 23(7).   

Nonuse of contraception among women at risk of unintended pregnancy in the United States. Mosher, W., Jones, J., & Abma, J. (2015). Contraception, 92(2). 

A novel intravaginal ring to prevent HIV-1, HSV-2, HPV and unintended pregnancy. Ugaonkar, S.R., Wesnberg, A., Wilk, J., Seidor, S., Mizenina, O., et al. (2015). Journal of Controlled Release, 213.    

Pharmacological Measures of Adherence and Risk of HIV Acquisition in the VOICE Study. Dai, J.R., Hendrix, C.W., Richardson, B.A., Kelly, C., Marzinke, M. et al. (2015). Journal of Infectious Diseases.   

Provider barriers to family planning access in urban Kenya. Tumlinson, K., Okigbo, C.C., & Speizer, I.S. (2015). Contraception, 92(2). 

Tenofovir-Based Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection Among African Women. Marrazzo, J., Ramjee, G., Richardson, B.A., Gomez, K., Mgodi, N., et al. (2015). Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey, 70(3).  
Tenofovir Gel for the Prevention of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection. Abdool Karim, S.S., Abdool Karim, Q., Kharsany, A.B.M., Baxter, C., Grobler, A., et al. (2015). The New England Journal of Medicine.   

Women living with HIV still lack highly effective contraception: results from the ANRS VESPA2 study, France, 2011. Maraux, B., Hamelin, C., Bajos, N., Dray-Spira, R., Spire, B., et al. (2015). Contraception, 92(2). 

Media Articles

The activist changing health policy on global scale. Schultz, S. (2015, July 10). Mail & Guardian.   

African Women Still Face HIV Stigma. DeCapua, J. (2015, July 20). Voice of America.  

Could This Technology Make Condoms Obsolete? Roy, J. (2015, July 13). New York Magazine.
Daily H.I.V. Drug Regimen Is Effective in African Women, Study Says. McNeil, Jr., D. (2015, July 22). The New York Times.
Implant and injectable hormonal contraception most effective methods for women living with HIV. Leach-Lemens, C. (2015, July 29). aidsmap.   

The Search for a Women's Condom Alternative That Could Prevent HIV. Cormier, Z. (2015, July 23). Motherboard.
Sex education to start in Malawi schools. (2015, July 9). Nyasa Times.
Tenofovir Vaginal Gel Cuts Herpes Risk. Smith, M. (2015, August 6). MedPage Today.
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Stays High, Report Finds. Fox, M. (2015, August 6). NBC News.   

Visualizing cervical cancer: Leading killer of African women. Vanderzanden, A. (2015, July 30). Humanosphere.   

In the Blogosphere

New legislation aims to #SaveMomsandKids everywhere. Chmiola, M. (2015, July 30). Breakthroughs: A Blog from the Global Health Technologies Coalition.   

New report on investment in R&D for HIV prevention highlights 2014 global funding trends. Chmiola, M. (2015, July 29). Breakthroughs: A Blog from the Global Health Technologies Coalition.   

US National HIV AIDS Strategy Gets A Reboot. Fisher, K. (2015, July 30). AVAC Blog. 

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