MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #34 - 21 February 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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Journal Articles

Designing microbicides against HIV: innovative rings for young women urgently needed. Jespers, V., Noestlinger, C., Arien, Kevin K. (2017, February). Future Virology, (12)2, 45-48.   

In the Blogoshpere

Public Health Institute Hosts Family Planning and Reproductive Health Convening. Moore, S., Tahrir, E., Max, A. (2017, January 31). Public Health Institute. 


Bioavailability/Bioequivalence Strategies for MPTs - Feasibility and Risks . (2017, January 26). DiLiberti, C., Dorflinger, L., Romano, J. Initiative for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (IMPT). 

Funding Opportunities 

RFA-AI-16-085 Development of Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: A Strategy for the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (R61/R33) - The NIH and NIAID will be accepting applications to support translational research focused on developing MPTs for prevention of STIs, HIV, and/or unintended pregnancy. Application due March 15, 2017  

Career Opportunities 

CDC's Division of Global HIV & TB is looking for senior strategic communicators with interest and/or experience in global health, infectious diseases and integrated communications efforts to include: communications planning, news media, social media, web content development and policy communications. The ideal candidates would be sharp, enthusiastic, self-motivated, critical thinkers and writers - who would flourish in a fast-paced environment and are excited about international work. Click here to apply. Deadline is February, 27.2017.
The Human Rights Campaign is now accepting applications for YEAR TWO of the HIV 360° Fellowship Program. Made possible with tremendous support from the Elton John AIDS Foundation, #HIV360 is an intensive, capacity-building fellowship program for young, nonprofit leaders ready to take HIV-inclusive organizations and initiatives to the next level. Submit your application today via Deadline is February 28, 2017.   
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