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Dear MPT Insiders,

The next week has quite a bit in store for the MPT community, so we’re sharing an MPT Insider Brief Update to keep you in the loop with some quickly approaching events and opportunities!

We hope to see you at these events and encourage you to share these opportunities within your networks! Please stay tuned for the full version of our newsletter in the coming weeks.

As always, thanks for partnering with us to advance MPTs,

Secretariat Staff
Can Fantasies Become Realities: The Quest for Multipurpose Prevention Products
We’re thrilled to co-moderate this event hosted by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and AVAC on Wednesday October 13, 2021!

Please join us for a conversation which will zoom in on the future of MPT research and the products closest to introduction. The event will feature expert speakers and a live performance. Register today!
AVAC Advocacy Fellowship 2022
AVAC focuses on global advocacy for HIV prevention working in the cross-section of ethics, research, program evaluation, and community engagement. Their Advocacy Fellowship program is open to emerging and mid-career advocates who are interested in learning how to harness their passion to influence change in the HIV prevention field.

Fellows will receive both professional and financial support throughout the 18 month program. AVAC considers MPTs a focus and priority will be given to projects in eastern and southern Africa where biomedical HIV prevention research (including MPT research) is ongoing. Applications close October 12, 2021.
Connecting Conversations Series
FP2030 and Knowledge Success have partnered to discuss issues of Adolescent and Youth Sexual & Reproductive Health (AYSRH) in this final installment of the Connecting Conversations series. These interactive webinars will touch on different program approaches and considerations for the future of AYSRH.

The upcoming webinar on October 14 will discuss youth development and the role they play in this change. Connecting Conversations will run through November 2021.
New Read! Impact Networks: Create Connection, Spark Collaboration, and Catalyze Systemic Change

On October 12, David Ehrlichman’s must-read guide on collaboration and systems thinking to create global change will be widely available. Our work at the Initiative for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies is highlighted as an impact network case study:

“By connecting individuals and organizations from across the system for the first time, the IMPT enabled network members to connect with and learn from one another in ways that were not previously possible.”

Pre-order your copy today!
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