MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #22 - 16 February


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

Empowering adolescent girls in Sub-Saharan Africa to prevent unintended pregnancy and HIV: A critical research gap. Phillips, S.J., Mbizvo, M.T. (2016, January). International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 132(1), 1-3.
Meaning-making matters in product design: users' sensory perceptions and experience evaluations of long-acting vaginal gels and intravaginal rings. Rosen, R.K., van den Berg, J.J., Vargas, S.E., Senocak, N., Shaw, J.G, Buckheit, R.W. et al. (2015, December). Contraception 92(6), 596-601.
Microbicide vaginal rings: Technological challenges and clinical development. Malcolm, K.R., Boyd, P.J., McCoy, C.F., & Murphy, D.J. (2016, January). Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews.
Multi-Purpose Technology (MPTs)-Expanding the Horizons of Health Care. Venkateskumar, K. (2016, January). Journal of Young Pharmacists, 8(1). 
The Promise of Intravaginal Rings for Prevention: User Perceptions of Biomechanical Properties and Implications for Prevention Product Development. Guthrie, KM., Vargas, S., Shaw, J.G., Rosen, R.K., van den Berg, J.J., Kiser, P.F., et al. (2015, December). PLoS ONE, 10(12).
Tenofovir-based Oral PrEP Prevents HIV Infection among Women. Thomson, K., Baeten, J., Mugo, N., Bekker, L., Celum, C., & Heffron, R. (2016, January). Current Opinion In HIV And AIDS, 11(1), 18-26. 

Media Articles

Evofem and DKT to Develop Coated Condom. Podder, A. (2016, February 9). My Social Good News.   

In Situ Antibodies. Madhusoodanan, J. (2016, February 2). The Scientist.   

Top Advances in Women's Health. McCroy, W. (2016, January 4). Edge Media Network. 

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