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Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Girls and Women

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 that researchers, providers, and policymakers need to address to better protect women’s SRH. It also provided an overview of the microbicide landscape and a discussion for aligning research and development investments. It also emphasized the benefits of MPTs for women worldwide and the importance of taking their perspectives into consideration.

Selected Presentations:
Hemmerling, A. Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Girls and Women: Introduction
Chandhiok, N. What are MPTs and why do we need them? What’s available now and on the horizon.
Rosenberg, Z. Microbicides, where are we today?
Manning, J. Aligning investments in MPT Research & Development
Caswell, G. What do these technologies mean for women living with HIV?

May 2013

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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 that researchers, providers, and policymakers need to address to better protect women’s SRH. It also provided an overview of the microbicide landscape and a discussion for aligning research and development investments. It also emphasized the benefits of MPTs for women worldwide and the importance of taking their perspectives into consideration.

Selected Presentations:
Hemmerling, A. Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Girls and Women: Introduction
Chandhiok, N. What are MPTs and why do we need them? What’s available now and on the horizon.
Rosenberg, Z. Microbicides, where are we today?
Manning, J. Aligning investments in MPT Research & Development
Caswell, G. What do these technologies mean for women living with HIV?

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Session on MPTs at Women Deliver

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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