MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #59 - 15 March 2019

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.  

IMPT Secretariat Staff
Journal Articles  

Acceptability of the woman's condom in a phase III multicenter open-label study . Chen et al. (2019, March 6). Contraception.
Media Articles
An antiviral gel may prevent genital herpes in women . Bae, H. (2019, February 28). UAB News.
In the Blogosphere

How to interest providers and retailers in female condoms . Harris, D. & Jackson, A. (2019, January 22). Population Services International.
We'd love your input! Contact us if you're interested in guest blogging this 2019, or have content suggestions for our "From the Pipeline" product developer blog series or the blog more generally.
Visit our YouTube channel! Past IMPT technical webinars and other MPT-related videos are available on demand.
Funding Opportunities
PAR-19-209  The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) are supporting the development of new and innovative on-demand, event-driven and long-acting systemic and non-systemic MPTs. These MPTs can deliver HIV and other STIs prevention, HIV and pregnancy prevention (hormonal and non-hormonal methods), or other STI and pregnancy prevention for cis and transgendered individuals of all ages. This FOA will also support MPT drug formulation development and socio and biobehavioral research to promote increased MPT adoption and use. Letters of Intent are due Saturday, 6 April.

HIV Prevention Clinical Trials Network Leadership and Operations Center (UM1 Clinical Trial Required)  - NIAID is soliciting applications for HIV Prevention Clinical Trials Network Leadership and Operations Center to house research focusing on priority areas like ARV-based HIV prevention products and delivery methods, MPTs with anti-infective and contraceptive properties, as well as integrated biomedical and socio-behavioral prevention strategies. Applications due Thursday, 1 August.
Career Opportunities
The European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) is accepting applications for its Medical Exchange Programme , a 1-year fellowship to enhance fellows' clinical and research skills in the field of HIV/coinfections. Apply by Tuesday, 2 April at 23:59 CET.
Important Dates
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