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MPTs & the IMPT Platform

MPTs & the IMPT Platform

MPTs & the IMPT Platform May 2021 The MPTs & the IMPT Platform is a PowerPoint presentation created by the IMPT Secretariat at CAMI Health to help our colleagues integrate MPTs into their talks and presentations. Please email IMPT@cami-health.org with any feedback on how you used this information. Download the presentation slide deck CAMI Health […]

IMPT, CAMI Health May 2021
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 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 […]

The IMPT, Wits RHI, Susanna Moore, Bethany Young Holt, Thesla Palanee-Philips April 2021
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

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 […]

Bethany Young Holt, Susanna Moore, Anke Hemmerling, Kavita Nanda, Greg Kopf, Thesla Palanee-Phillips, Sharon L. Achilles January 2021
The promise of MPTs

The promise of MPTs

Young Holt, B. November 2019
MPT Investment Case Slide Deck

MPT Investment Case Slide Deck

CAMI Health January 2019
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 […]

Young Holt, B. July 2018
Technologies for comprehensive sexual and reproductive health prevention: The promise of MPTs

Technologies for comprehensive sexual and reproductive health prevention: The promise of MPTs

Technologies for comprehensive sexual and reproductive health prevention: The promise of MPTs 06-07 May 2018 San Francisco, CA, USA This session presentation enhanced the discussion on modernizing contraception by providing foundational knowledge about MPTs and the ever-growing pipeline database. It also engaged a new audience, especially youth in tech, in the movement to advance the […]

Young Holt, B. May 2018
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 […]

Mann, C. March 2018
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 […]

Young Holt, B. & Stewart, K. January 2017
STIs and the Increasing Epidemiological Need for Innovative SRH Prevention: The Promise of MPTs

STIs and the Increasing Epidemiological Need for Innovative SRH Prevention: The Promise of MPTs

STIs and the Increasing Epidemiological Need for Innovative SRH Prevention: The Promise of MPTs 01-02 November 2016 Denver, CO, USA This presentation provided an overview of how the IMPT’s prioritization of actions to increase the awareness and development of MPTs can impact the incidence of unintended pregnancy, HIV and other STIs in the United States. […]

Thomas, V. November 2016
The Next Wave in HIV Prevention: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs)

The Next Wave in HIV Prevention: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs)

The Next Wave in HIV Prevention: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) 17 October 2016 Chicago, IL , USA Building from the key recommendations from the IMPT’s Clinical Evaluation Workshop and HC and MPTs Meeting for MPTs in September, the objective of this satellite was to further define the technical, clinical and market data required to justify […]

Bethany Young Holt October 2016
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 […]

October 2016
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): a promising response to current challenges around hormonal contraceptive methods & HIV – Power Point

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): a promising response to current challenges around hormonal contraceptive methods & HIV – Power Point

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): a promising response to current challenges around hormonal contraceptive methods & HIV – Power Point 27 January 2016 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Education MPTs Region(s): Global

Vogelsong, K., Polis, C., Hemmerling, A., & Dellplain, L. Visit Presentation January 2016
New Developments in Barrier Contraception: Implications for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs)

New Developments in Barrier Contraception: Implications for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs)

New Developments in Barrier Contraception: Implications for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) 14 November 2015 Panel session at the 2015 North American Forum on Family Planning in Chicago, IL This panel presented on the promising application of new contraceptive barrier methods in MPT development, and provided an outline of the MPT field as a whole. Presenters: […]

Young Holt, B., Forcier, M., November 2015
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): New reproductive health products on the horizon

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): New reproductive health products on the horizon

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): New reproductive health products on the horizon 07 October 2015 Panel session during the New and Underused Reproductive Health Technologies (NURHT) Caucus at the 2015 Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC) General Membership Meeting, in Oslo, Norway The session provided an overview of the MPT product development pipeline, and addressed key questions […]

Young Holt, B., Light, B., Wood Santos, T., October 2015
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): Developing interventions to simultaneously prevent STIs, HIV and Pregnancy – Presentation

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): Developing interventions to simultaneously prevent STIs, HIV and Pregnancy – Presentation

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): Developing interventions to simultaneously prevent STIs, HIV and Pregnancy – Presentation 16 September 2015 Panel session at the 2015 ISSTDR World STI & HIV Congress in Brisbane, Australia Co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Bixby Center, the Initiative for MPTs (IMPT), and the […]

Kong M., Black V., Schelar E., Mmeje O., Haire B. September 2015
MPTs: What Are they, and Why Are they Needed?

MPTs: What Are they, and Why Are they Needed?

MPTs: What Are they, and Why Are they Needed? October 2014 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Advocacy Product Development Risk

Manning, J. Visit Presentation October 2014
State of the Art: Multipurpose Prevention Technology Science and Product Development

State of the Art: Multipurpose Prevention Technology Science and Product Development

State of the Art: Multipurpose Prevention Technology Science and Product Development October 2014 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development

Romano, J. Visit Presentation October 2014
Regulatory Considerations with Developing Combination Products

Regulatory Considerations with Developing Combination Products

Regulatory Considerations with Developing Combination Products October 2014 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Regulatory Issues

Mullick, C. Visit Presentation October 2014
Study Designs for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Multipurpose Technologies

Study Designs for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Multipurpose Technologies

Study Designs for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Multipurpose Technologies October 2014 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Product Trials

Brown, E. Visit Presentation October 2014
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies October 2014 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Epidemiology Social/Behavioral Context

Bukusi, E. Visit Presentation October 2014
Round Table Discussion: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

Round Table Discussion: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

Round Table Discussion: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies October 2014 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Risk Social/Behavioral Context

Manning, J., Romano, J., Mullick, C., Brown, E., & Bukusi, E. Visit Presentation October 2014
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: Impact Investing for Global Reproductive Health

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: Impact Investing for Global Reproductive Health

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: Impact Investing for Global Reproductive Health 05 September 2014 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Collective Impact MPTs Product Development Risk

Young Holt, B., Lusti-Narasimhan, M., Romano, J., Vyda, L., & Wood-Santos, T. Visit Presentation September 2014
Women’s Health in Women’s Hands: The Promise of MPTs

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands: The Promise of MPTs

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands: The Promise of MPTs 02 July 2014 The Stewart Center West at UCSF ANSIRH Oakland, CA CAMI hosted a panel and reception featuring Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan (WHO), Ina Park (CDPH/UCSF), Bethany Young Holt (CAMI/PHI) and others to discuss innovative prevention strategies that can simultaneously address risk for unintended pregnancies and STIs, […]

Bethany Young Holt, Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan, Ina Park July 2014
The Reality on the Ground: What Users and Providers Want and Need in MPTs

The Reality on the Ground: What Users and Providers Want and Need in MPTs

The Reality on the Ground: What Users and Providers Want and Need in MPTs November 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Social/Behavioral Context

Bukusi, E. Visit Presentation November 2013
Indian women’s perceptions of vaginal rings-feedback for development of multipurpose prevention technologies

Indian women’s perceptions of vaginal rings-feedback for development of multipurpose prevention technologies

Indian women’s perceptions of vaginal rings-feedback for development of multipurpose prevention technologies November 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): IVR (Intravaginal Rings) MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Product Trials Social/Behavioral Context

Das, U., Sharma, M., Kilbourne-Brook, M., & Coffey, P.S. Visit Presentation November 2013
Supporting Agency Coordination and Cooperation in the Development of Contraceptive Methods Appropriate for Provision and Use in Low Resource Settings

Supporting Agency Coordination and Cooperation in the Development of Contraceptive Methods Appropriate for Provision and Use in Low Resource Settings

Supporting Agency Coordination and Cooperation in the Development of Contraceptive Methods Appropriate for Provision and Use in Low Resource Settings November 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Contraceptives Topic(s): Product Development

Manning, J., Blithe, D., & Vogelsong, K. Visit Presentation November 2013
Introducing Novel Technologies at the Country Level; Promoting Approval, Access and Acceptance

Introducing Novel Technologies at the Country Level; Promoting Approval, Access and Acceptance

Introducing Novel Technologies at the Country Level; Promoting Approval, Access and Acceptance November 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Contraceptives Topic(s): Social/Behavioral Context SRH Linkages

Bukusi, E. Visit Presentation November 2013
The Development of Two Multipurpose Prevention Technology (MPT) Products, the Regulatory Pathway for Each, and the Initiation of Clinical Studies

The Development of Two Multipurpose Prevention Technology (MPT) Products, the Regulatory Pathway for Each, and the Initiation of Clinical Studies

The Development of Two Multipurpose Prevention Technology (MPT) Products, the Regulatory Pathway for Each, and the Initiation of Clinical Studies November 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Product Trials Regulatory Issues

Callahan, M., Schwartz, J., Friend, D., & Clark, M. Visit Presentation November 2013
MPTs: Assessing Acceptability and Adherence

MPTs: Assessing Acceptability and Adherence

MPTs: Assessing Acceptability and Adherence November 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Social/Behavioral Context

Tolley, E. Visit Presentation November 2013
SILCS in South Africa: Opportunities for introduction as a barrier contraceptive and as an MPT

SILCS in South Africa: Opportunities for introduction as a barrier contraceptive and as an MPT

SILCS in South Africa: Opportunities for introduction as a barrier contraceptive and as an MPT November 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Diaphragm MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Product Trials

Smit, J. Visit Presentation November 2013
Regional Priorities for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: the Epidemiological and Demographic Data

Regional Priorities for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: the Epidemiological and Demographic Data

Regional Priorities for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: the Epidemiological and Demographic Data November 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Epidemiology Product Development

Lusti-Narasimhan, M. Visit Presentation November 2013
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Sexual and Reproductive Health

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Sexual and Reproductive Health

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Sexual and Reproductive Health September 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Education Product Development

Young Holt, B. Visit Presentation September 2013
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Girls and Women: Introduction

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Girls and Women: Introduction

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for Girls and Women: Introduction 30 May 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Education Product Development

Hemmerling, A. & Chatani, M. Visit Presentation May 2013
What are MPTs and why do we need them? What’s available now and on the horizon – Chandhiok

What are MPTs and why do we need them? What’s available now and on the horizon – Chandhiok

What are MPTs and why do we need them? What’s available now and on the horizon – Chandhiok 30 May 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Education Product Development

Chandhiok, N. Visit Presentation May 2013
Microbicides, where are we today?

Microbicides, where are we today?

Microbicides, where are we today? 30 May 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Microbicides MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Product Trials

Rosenberg, Z. Visit Presentation May 2013
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 […]

May 2013
MPTs for sexual and reproductive health: meeting a critical need for women and their families

MPTs for sexual and reproductive health: meeting a critical need for women and their families

MPTs for sexual and reproductive health: meeting a critical need for women and their families 24 May 2013 Copenhagen, Denmark Session on MPTs at the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESC): First Global Conference on Contraception, Reproductive and Sexual Health This session discussed the definition of MPTs, the global need among the female […]

May 2013
Aligning investments in MPT Research & Development

Aligning investments in MPT Research & Development

Aligning investments in MPT Research & Development May 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development

Manning, J. Visit Presentation May 2013
What do these technologies mean for women living with HIV?

What do these technologies mean for women living with HIV?

What do these technologies mean for women living with HIV? May 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Social/Behavioral Context

Caswell, G. Visit Presentation May 2013
What are MPTs and why do we need them? What’s available now and on the horizon – Rees

What are MPTs and why do we need them? What’s available now and on the horizon – Rees

What are MPTs and why do we need them? What’s available now and on the horizon – Rees May 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Epidemiology Product Development

Rees, H. Visit Presentation May 2013
MPTs available now and on the horizon

MPTs available now and on the horizon

MPTs available now and on the horizon May 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development

Shields, W. Visit Presentation May 2013
Aligning investments in MPT R&D and the critical path to MPT introduction

Aligning investments in MPT R&D and the critical path to MPT introduction

Aligning investments in MPT R&D and the critical path to MPT introduction May 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development

Manning, J. & Romano, J. Visit Presentation May 2013
HIV Prevention and MPT Product Pipeline Update

HIV Prevention and MPT Product Pipeline Update

HIV Prevention and MPT Product Pipeline Update 03 April 2013 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development

Romano, J. Visit Presentation April 2013
A Critical Look Down the Critical Path to MPT Development

A Critical Look Down the Critical Path to MPT Development

A Critical Look Down the Critical Path to MPT Development 20-21 February 2013 Washington, DC, USA click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): General SRH Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Regulatory Issues Region(s): Global Working Group(s): Other

Brady, M. Visit Presentation February 2013
Need for MPTs in India

Need for MPTs in India

Need for MPTs in India December 2012 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Epidemiology Product Development

Saxena, B. Visit Presentation December 2012
Availability, Access and Utilization of MPTs: Issues and Challenges

Availability, Access and Utilization of MPTs: Issues and Challenges

Availability, Access and Utilization of MPTs: Issues and Challenges December 2012 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Introduction / Uptake Social/Behavioral Context

Bachani, D. Visit Presentation December 2012
The Need for MPTs: Overview of epidemiological trends and rationale for MPTs

The Need for MPTs: Overview of epidemiological trends and rationale for MPTs

The Need for MPTs: Overview of epidemiological trends and rationale for MPTs December 2012 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Advocacy Epidemiology Policy Product Development

Subanna, J. Visit Presentation December 2012
Availability and Access of MPTs: Implementation Issues

Availability and Access of MPTs: Implementation Issues

Availability and Access of MPTs: Implementation Issues December 2012 click to view Presentation In this Presentation: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Introduction / Uptake

Sood, B. Visit Presentation December 2012