Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: Strategy recommendations to guide the most promising products from the lab to hands of women

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: Strategy recommendations to guide the most promising products from the lab to hands of women January, 2021 Recent results from long-acting HIV prevention trials in parallel with the MPTs in the pipeline herald an exciting time for the MPT field. However, given finite resources and technical challenges to advance products from preclinical […]

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The Power of MPTs: Combining Prevention of HIV, other STIs, and Pregnancy

The Power of MPTs: Combining Prevention of HIV, other STIs, and Pregnancy The IMPT’s Susanna Moore, Bethany Young Holt, and IMPT Advisory Council Member Thesla Palanee-Philips of Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI), University of the Witwatersrand, presented an introductory MPT panel at USAID’s Global Health Science and Practice Technical Exchange (GHTechX) in […]

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Comprehensive Sexual & Reproductive Health Prevention: The Promise of MPTs

Comprehensive Sexual & Reproductive Health Prevention: The Promise of MPTs

Comprehensive Sexual & Reproductive Health Prevention: The Promise of MPTs 17-18 January 2017 Oakland, CA, USA This presentation provided an overview of MPTs as innovative, breakthrough solutions that aim to deliver simultaneous prevention of at least two health risks: unintended pregnancy, HIV and other STIs. With an array of MPTs in development, it highlighted the […]

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Critical actions to achieve the value potential of MPTs for prevention of HIV, other STIs, and unintended pregnancies among young women

Critical actions to achieve the value potential of MPTs for prevention of HIV, other STIs, and unintended pregnancies among young women

23-27 July 2018 Amsterdam, the Netherlands Held at the 2018 International AIDS Conference, this interactive workshop involved a panel of influential interdisciplinary leaders and experts who discussed the current status of the MPT field and the priorities of funding organizations. It also included an energetic dialogue about ways to encourage the exploration of the funding […]

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Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Girls and Women

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Girls and Women

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Girls and Women 30 May 2013 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia This panel session highlighted that MPTs would provide a greater selection for women to choose from based on their varying sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs, and thus would empower women to control their own health. However, there are several challenges […]

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New Products, New Paradigms: Combination Products for Women

New Products, New Paradigms: Combination Products for Women

New Products, New Paradigms: Combination Products for Women 26 July 2012 Washington, DC, USA This session highlighted the needs, challenges, and opportunities for developing MPTs. It also discussed various first generation MPTs that are on-demand products or are sustained-release devices. The emphasis on women in different countries having various needs raises the importance of collaborative […]

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Prevention with a Twist: Developing MPTs with the End-User in Mind

Prevention with a Twist: Developing MPTs with the End-User in Mind

Prevention with a Twist: Developing MPTs with the End-User in Mind 20-22 March 2018 Brussels, Belgium Briefly providing a background on MPTs, this presentation centered around the importance of incorporating end-user research at each stage of product development. Featuring lessons learned from the microbicide field and the product pipeline, it delivered key messages from the […]

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Prevention of Multiple Reproductive Health Indications

Prevention of Multiple Reproductive Health Indications

Prevention of Multiple Reproductive Health Indications 15-18 April 2012 Sydney, Australia This panel explored MPT products’ role and potential in sexual and reproductive health, and the demographics relevant to diverse unmet needs. The panel also discussed the necessary attributes of high-impact products, the opportunities and challenges inherent in their development, and the pipeline of products […]

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Putting hindsight to use: Applying lessons learned from family planning to new HIV prevention products and multipurpose prevention technologies

Putting hindsight to use: Applying lessons learned from family planning to new HIV prevention products and multipurpose prevention technologies

Putting hindsight to use: Applying lessons learned from family planning to new HIV prevention products and multipurpose prevention technologies 13 October 2016 Seattle, WA, USA The RHSC meeting organizers requested that the IMPT coordinate a joint panel with IPM to combine separate abstract submissions on new reproductive health technologies. The joint IMPT/IPM panel session objectives […]

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