MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #56 - 17 December 2018

Dear Colleagues,

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 to  Kathreen Daria any resources you'd like included in our next issue.  

Best,
IMPT Secretariat Staff
We're Hiring!
 
CAMI Health is accepting applications for a new Program Associate to coordinate a portion of its program and project work, in particular to support the IMPT project. The individual in this role will coordinate and manage core project activities, implement key technical projects, as well as assist in program communications and strategic outreach. This is a remote and/or Sacramento-based position. Applications are due 10 January 2019.
Media Articles
 
Zimbabwe records 250 new HIV infections weekly . (2018, 27 November). Bulawayo.
In the Blogosphere

IMPT Advisory Council: Pioneers for an HIV-free world and more. (2018, 1 December). Initiative for MPTs.
 
Market-based targets for MPT development: Expanding the target product profile. (2018, 20 November). Initiative for MPTs.
 
What's Next? (2018). Population Council.
 
Contact us if you are interested in guest blogging in 2019, or have content suggestions for our "From the Pipeline" product developer blog series or the blog more generally.
Reports

Career Opportunities
 
Share-Net International is hiring a Conference & Communications Assistant with a start date of 5 February to support the Share-Net International secretariat in organizing the first Share-Net International co-creation conference to be held in the first week of July 2019. Submit your cover letter, resume, and references to Fran├žoise Jenniskens via  info@share-net.nl   before the 31 December. Interviews will likely take place between 8 - 10 January 2019.

Ibis Reproductive Health is seeking a part-time intern to provide research and administrative support to staff in Oakland, CA. This individual will work with several study teams on ongoing international and domestic research projects. Tasks may include quantitative or qualitative data entry, collection, cleaning, and analysis, scientific literature reviews, as well as assistance with administrative tasks. Applications close 2 January 2019.

Female Health Company is seeking a Business Development Manager - North America to be the main liaison for all female condom stakeholders in respective states and countries like Ministries and Departments of Health, and large international donors. The individual in this role will research and develop new client relationships and markets, plan and implement female condom supply chains and programs, as well as promote products and services to customers.
Important Dates

The 26th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2019) will be held in Seattle, WA on 4-7 March 2019. Late breaker abstracts are now open and will be accepted until 16 January.
 
The 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019) will be held in Mexico City, Mexico on 21-24 July 2019. Abstract submissions will be accepted until 22 January.
 
The 17th European AIDS Conference will be held on 6-9 November 2019 in Basel, Switzerland. Abstract submission will open 15 March 2019. All accepted conference abstracts will be presented as oral or poster presentations.
 
Contact us  if you and/or your colleagues are attending any upcoming meetings where MPTs will be featured. We are happy to provide materials to help enhance your presentations. We would also love to include in our Resource Center any materials you have to share from recent MPT relevant events.
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for more resources on MPTs.

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