MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #20 - 17 December 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.


If you have a resource to include in our next issue, please send to Vanetta Thomas at [email protected]. Previous issues are available on the CAMI Health website.     




IMPT Secretariat Staff

Journal Articles

Griffithsin and Carrageenan Combination to Target Herpes Simplex Virus 2 and Human Papillomavirus. Levendosky, K., Mizenina, O., Martinelli, E., Jean-Pierre, N., Kizima, L., Rodriguez, A., ... Fernandez-Romero, J.A. (2015, December). Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59(12), 7290-7298.
Multipurpose prevention approaches with antiretroviral-based formulations. Jean-Pierre, N., Barnable, P., Kizima, L., Rodriguez, A., Seidor, S., Cooney, M.L, ... Fernandez-Romero, J.A. (2015, November). Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59(12).
Not just HIV: preventing other viral sexually transmitted infections. Fernandez-Romero, J.A. (2015, November). Future Virology, 10(11), 1191-1194.  
A novel intravaginal ring to prevent HIV-1, HSC-2, HPV, and unintended pregnancy. Ugaonkar, S.R., Wesenbery, A., Wilk, J., Seidor, S., Mizenina, O., Kizima, L., ... Zydowsky, T.M. (2015, September). Journal of Controlled Release, 213, 57-68.

Media Articles

The all-in-one solution to female sexual health on its way. Rees, H. (2015, December 2). The Conversation.
The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic. (2015, November 30). Kaiser Family Foundation.
Kenyan professor receives prestigious award for HIV research in Africa. Mawire, W. (2015, 1 December). Key Correspondents. 

In the Blogosphere

Multipurpose prevention technologies hold great promise, but more US investment is needed. Boonstra, H.D., & Young Holt, B. (2015, December 1). The Hill. 
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