MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #36 - 17 April 2017  




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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IMPT Secretariat Staff


The Initiative for MPTs (IMPT) invites you to join us  on Thursday, 4 May 2017 at 8:00 a.m. PT / 11:00 a.m. ET for  the second in  a series of webinars  we will be hosting this year  to learn about critical issues in the rapidly developing MPT field:   Modelling the potential of MPTs: current landscape and challenges.
This 60-minute webinar will explore the current landscape of MPT modelling around public health impact, cost-effectiveness, uptake, and other forecasting. This webinar will feature a presentation by Idé Cremin (Imperial College London) and her team's complex model of the health impact and cost effectiveness of a contraceptive and HIV prevention IVR in South Africa, followed by a facilitated discussion. To register, click here 

Journal Articles

Acceptability of Multipurpose Human Papillomavirus Vaccines among Providers and Mothers of Adolescent Girls: A Mixed-Methods Study in Five Countries. Vielot, N.A., Goldberg, S.K., Zimet, G., Smith, S.B., McDolald, M.A., Ramos, S., ..., Whaley, K. (2017, April 6). Papillomavirus Research. 

Anti-Retroviral - Based HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Women: Recent Advances and Next Steps. Matovu Kiweewa, F., Mugwanya, K.K., & Kiweewa (2017 ). In N. Dumais (Ed.), HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges (pp. Ch. 03). F.INTECH. 

A Survey of Stakeholder Perceptions towards Pre-Exposure Prophylaxes and Prospective HIV Microbicides and Vaccines in Kenya . Ngongo, P.B., Mbogua, J., Ndegwa, J., Githuka, G., Bender, B., Manguyu. (2017, March 21). J AIDS Clin Res 8:678.

First-in-Human Trial of MIV-150 and Zinc Acetate Coformulated in a Carrageenan Gel: Safety, Pharmacokinetics, Acceptability, Adherence, and Pharmacodynamics . Friedland, B.A., Hoesley, C.J., Plagianos, M.M.S., Hoskin, E., Zhang, S., ... Creasy, G.W. (2016, December 16). Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 73(5), 489-496. 

Gender-Specific Combination HIV Prevention for Youth in High-Burden Settings: The MP3 Youth Observational Pilot Study Protocol . Buttolph, J., Inwani, I., Agot, K., Cleland, CM., Cherutich, P, ..., Kurth, AE. (2017, March 8). JMIR Research Protocols, 6(3), e22. 

High HIV prevalence and incidence among women in Southern Mozambique: Evidence from the MDP microbicide feasibility study . Mocumbi, S., Gafos, M., Munguambe, K., Goodall, R., McCormack, S. (2017, March 28). Plos ONE. 

Why don't urban youth in Zamia use condoms? The influence of gender and marriage on non-use of male condoms among young adults . Pinchoff, J., Bouer, C.B., Mutombo, N., Nag  Chowdhuri, R. Vgo, T.D. (2017, March 23). Plos ONE.  

Media Articles

Ansell Introduces World's first Antiviral Condom To Canadian Market . CNW Group. (2017, April 11). Yahoo! Finance.

Depo-Provera Linked to HIV Risk? Women Need to Know . Forbes, A. (2017, March 21). Rewire. 

Career Opportunities 
Adolescent Health Program Manager - Essential Health Access is seeking an experienced public health professional to develop and implement strategic adolescent health program activities that help improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes.  This individual will manage, expand and evaluate Essential Access Health's online and text message based public health interventions to promote sexual and reproductive health among diverse adolescent populations. Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, & salary expectations to: Human Resources, 3600 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600, LA, CA 90010; Email: .
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