MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #66 - 15 October 2019

Dear Colleague,

The field of multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) is steadily evolving and expanding. Below are links to recent publications, media articles, and other resources relevant to MPTs in order to keep you informed. Note that contents are neither endorsed by nor necessarily represent the views of the IMPT, and that due to publication copyright and permissions restrictions, full-text versions of resources may not be publicly available.
Visit our archives and resource center to access previous issues and other MPT-related materials Please send us any resources you'd like included in our next issue.  

IMPT Secretariat Staff
Journal Articles
Acceptability and performance of a nonwoven device for vaginal drug delivery among women and their male partners in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Hart et al. (2019, September 13). The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care.

Media Articles

Evaluating Microarray Patches for Long-Acting PrEP and Contraceptives. Flemming, M. (2019, October 3). Contagion Live.

In the Blogoshpere

World Contraception Day: Celebrating progress and maintaining momentum. Boonstra, H. & Keller, L. (2019, September 25). IMPT.
Contact us if you're interested in guest blogging!

Career Opportunities

Oregon Health & Science University is seeking a Research Associate to join the Section of Family Planning in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The person in this role will focus on identifying the impact of policy and programs on reproductive health disparities, with a particular focus on the Medicaid population. Apply now!
AVAC is hiring for several open positions including a Regional Stakeholder Engagement Advisor and Program Managers to further accelerate research and implementation of biomedical prevention options. Apply today!
CONRAD, under the Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), aims to improve reproductive health globally by enabling prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections, unintended pregnancies, and maternal/neonatal disease through the development of innovative, user-centered technologies suitable for use by people living in resource-constrained regions of the world. CONRAD is still accepting applications for several openings including a Director of Clinical Research Operations and Medical Officer . Please click on the links to learn more about each position and check the other job categories for additional opportunities.
Guttmacher Institute , a global leader in advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights, is accepting applications for several open positions to be based in New York and Washington, D.C. Check the link for more information.

Important Dates

The 2019 Inter-CFAR Women and HIV Symposium will be held on 21-22 October in Chicago, IL. 

The next MTN Annual Meeting will be held on 9-12 February 2020 in Arlington, VA.

CROI 2020 will be held 8-11 March in Boston, MA.

The SYNChronicity 2020 conference  will be held 10-12 May in Washington, DC. 

The  AIDS 2020 conference  will be held on 6-10 July in San Francisco and Oakland, CA. Registration opens 1 October.

The 6th International Conference on Family Planning will be held on 1-4 February 2021 in Thailand.

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