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Annual National Reproductive Health Conference

10-13 August 2021 Annual National Reproductive Health Conference San Francisco, CA, USA

Visit Convening August 2021
23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020: Virtual)

23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020: Virtual)

International AIDS Society (IAS) July 2020
Clinical Trial Evaluation Workshop for MPTs: Strategic Steps to Ensure Success

Clinical Trial Evaluation Workshop for MPTs: Strategic Steps to Ensure Success

Clinical Trial Evaluation Workshop for MPTs: Strategic Steps to Ensure Success 13-14 September 2016 Washington, DC, USA As the HIV prevention field continues to evolve, appropriately evaluating the potential advantages of MPT products becomes more complicated, and opportunities for the progression of MPTs through full development to commercialization may be limited. The Clinical Trial Evaluation […]

September 2016
Technical Meeting on Hormonal Contraception (HC) in MPTs

Technical Meeting on Hormonal Contraception (HC) in MPTs

Technical Meeting on Hormonal Contraception (HC) in MPTs 12 September 2016 Washington, DC, USA Through two previous convenings on HC in MPTs, the IMPT has identified a number of challenges critical to advancing work on combining HC with antiretrovirals (ARVs) in MPTs and issued recommendations on next steps for this field of research. This meeting […]

September 2016
CCTN and MPT Stakeholder Round Table on Hormonal Contraception (HC) in MPTs

CCTN and MPT Stakeholder Round Table on Hormonal Contraception (HC) in MPTs

CCTN and MPT Stakeholder Round Table on Hormonal Contraception (HC) in MPTs 20 May 2015 Rockville, MD, USA In September 2014, CAMI Health, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), convened a technical meeting in collaboration with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child […]

Diana Blithe, Bethany Young Holt May 2015
Technical Meeting on Hormonal Contraceptives in MPTs

Technical Meeting on Hormonal Contraceptives in MPTs

Technical Meeting on Hormonal Contraceptives in MPTs 18-19 September 2014 Washington, DC, USA This technical meeting brought together experts in hormonal contraception (HC) with MPT developers to review relevant contraceptive research and discuss its application to the MPT development pipeline. The meeting discussed expert recommendations for the use of HC in MPT products and appropriate […]

CAMI Health September 2014
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies Round Table

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies Round Table

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies Round Table 31 October 2014 Cape Town, South Africa HIV R4P 2014 was selected to be the venue for a no-host reception to celebrate the release of the BJOG MPT supplement, as well as a roundtable discussion and satellite session around MPTs. Building the movement for MPTs, leaders in the field shared […]

October 2014
International Symposium on Accelerating Research on Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health

International Symposium on Accelerating Research on Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health

International Symposium on Accelerating Research on Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health 11-12 December 2012 New Delhi, India As one in a series of global meetings designed to clarify objectives and lay a firm foundation for the strategic development of MPTs, this symposium brought together representatives from reproductive health and HIV prevention research, product development, […]

December 2012
MPT Product Prioritization Stakeholder Meeting

MPT Product Prioritization Stakeholder Meeting

MPT Product Prioritization Stakeholder Meeting 26 October 2012 Washington, DC, USA This meeting considered the recommendations generated by the IMPT’s Scientific Advisory Working Group (SAWG), which included stakeholders in family planning, reproductive health, and HIV prevention. The SAWG evaluated and presented a comprehensive list of MPT products and component products, which informed an expert review […]

October 2012
Global Forum on Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

Global Forum on Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

Global Forum on Multipurpose Prevention Technologies 11-12 January 2012 London, United Kingdom This two-day meeting provided the opportunity for a multidisciplinary, multinational group of experts to help shape the evolving strategy for accelerating the development of MPTs for those regions in the world with a substantial unmet need in HIV prevention, STI prevention, and family […]

January 2012
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health 03-04 November 2011 Washington, DC, USA This symposium convened a diverse group of researchers, advocates, donors and clinicians from around the globe to address the urgent need for MPTs. From this 2009 symposium, the Initiative for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (IMPT) was created with the mission to unite interdisciplinary experts. […]

November 2011
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health: Advancing the Scientific and Product Development Agenda

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health: Advancing the Scientific and Product Development Agenda

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health: Advancing the Scientific and Product Development Agenda 05 May 2011 Washington, DC, USA This meeting provided interdisciplinary experts to review the characteristics for developing an ideal MPT product for target populations with highest unmet need for contraception and prevention from STIs, like HIV. It also considered relevant technologies and […]

May 2011
Probiotics: The Potential for a Live Microbicide

Probiotics: The Potential for a Live Microbicide

Probiotics: The Potential for a Live Microbicide 22 May 2010 Pittsburgh, PA, USA This symposium considered the potential of probiotics to revolutionize HIV prevention. With this new technology, lactobacilli are used to produce antiviral compound that would function as long-term, self-replicating delivery systems and combat reproductive tract infections. It explored implications for probiotic approaches and […]

May 2010
Advancing Prevention Technologies for Sexual and Reproductive Health 2009

Advancing Prevention Technologies for Sexual and Reproductive Health 2009

Advancing Prevention Technologies for Sexual and Reproductive Health 2009 24-25 March 2009 Berkeley, CA, USA This strategy symposium broke down the disciplinary and research “silos” that have complicated the development of MPTs. It also encouraged interdisciplinary collaboration to identify the biomedical, social science, regulatory, advocacy, and programmatic strategies needed to make MPTs a reality. Download […]

March 2009