MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #39 - 17 July 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

An intravaginal ring that releases three antiviral agents and a contraceptive blocks SHIV-RT infection, reduces HSV-2 shedding, and suppresses hormonal cycling in rhesus macaques . Derby, N., Aravantinou, M., Kenney, J., Ugaonkar, S.R., Wesenberg, A., ...Robbiani, M. (2017, June 9). Drug Delivery and Translational Research. 
Anti-Retroviral-Based HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Women: Recent Advances and Next Steps. Kiweewa, F.M., Mugwanya, K.K., Kiweewa, F. (2017, February 22). INTECH.
Association of vaginal dysbiosis and biofilm with contraceptive vaginal ring biomass in African women . Hardy, L., Jespers, V., De Baetselier, I., Buyze, J., Mwambarangwe, L., ... Crucitti, T. (2017, June 8). PLOS One.
Competing Priorities: Partner-Specific Relationship Characteristics and Motives for Condom Use Among At-Risk Young Adults. Harvey, S.M., Washburn, I., Oakley, L., Warren, J., Sanchez, D. (2017). The Journal of Sex Research.
Long acting systemic HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis: an examination of the field . Lykins, W.R., Luecke, E., Johengen, D., van der Straten, A., Desai, T.A. (2017, June 13). Drug Delivery and Translational Research.
P3.71 Correlates of hiv infection among kenyan women screened for a intra-vaginal contraceptive ring study in kisumu kenya, 2015 Makanga, EM., Nyagol, B,m Oilo G, O.V. (2017, July 1). Sex Transm Infect, 93: A119.
Prevention of HIV in Adolescent Girls and Young Women: Key to an AIDS-Free Generation. Abdool Karim, Q., Baxter, C., Birx, D. (2017, May 1). Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 75(2):e58.
Residual hormone levels in used contraceptive rings as a measurement of adherence to vaginal ring use. Haaland, R.E., Holder, A., Evans-Strickfaden, T., Nyagol, B., Makanga, M., ... Huey, M.J. (2017, April 1). Contraception.
The case for integrated human papillomavirus vaccine and HIV prevention with broader sexual and reproductive health and rights services for adolescent girls and young women . Narasimhan, M., Pedersen, H., Ogilvie, G., Vermund, S.H. (2017, June 28). Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 111 (4): 141-143.

Vaccination to prevent human papillomavirus infections: From promise to practice. Bloem, P., Ogbuanu, I. (2017, June 27). PLOS Medicine
Vaginal film for prevention of HIV: using visual and tactile evaluations among potential users to inform product design. Guthrie, K.M., Rohan, L., Rosen, R.K., Vargas, S.E., Shaw, J.G., ... Buckheit Jr., R.W. (2017, June 21). Pharmaceutical Development and Technology. 


Media Articles
HIV status may affect the progression of HPV infection to cervical pre-cancer. American Association for Cancer Research. (2017, June 1). Science Daily.
HPV vaccine could drastically reduce cervical and other cancers globally. University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center. (2017, June 12). Science Daily. 

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