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TRIO Study Brief:  Long-Acting Injections for Women’s HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa: What End-Users Think

TRIO Study Brief: Long-Acting Injections for Women’s HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa: What End-Users Think

RTI International | Women’s Global Health Imperative; Impact Research and Development Organization, Kenya; Setshaba Research Centre, South Africa; The Initiative for MPTs (IMPT) February 2021
Integrating Socio-behavioral & Market Research into MPT R&D: Applying Lessons Learned

Integrating Socio-behavioral & Market Research into MPT R&D: Applying Lessons Learned

The IMPT, Deborah Anderson, Mary Weitzel, Betsy Tolley, Matthew Quaife, Khatija Ahmed, Joseph Murungu, Bethany Young Holt March 2021
Effectiveness of female condom in preventing HIV and sexually transmitted infections: a systematic review protocol

Effectiveness of female condom in preventing HIV and sexually transmitted infections: a systematic review protocol

Effectiveness of female condom in preventing HIV and sexually transmitted infections: a systematic review protocol 07 August 2018 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Condoms Topic(s): Product Introduction / Uptake Reproductive Health Social/Behavioral Context

Mome et al. Visit Journal Article August 2018
Vaginal Film for Prevention of HIV: Using Visual and Tactile Evaluations among Potential Users to Inform Product Design

Vaginal Film for Prevention of HIV: Using Visual and Tactile Evaluations among Potential Users to Inform Product Design

Vaginal Film for Prevention of HIV: Using Visual and Tactile Evaluations among Potential Users to Inform Product Design 03 April 2017 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Vaginal Film Topic(s): Product Development Social/Behavioral Context

Guthrie, K.M., Rohan, L., Rosen, R.K., Vargas, S.E., Ham, A.S., …Buckeit Jr.. R.W. Visit Journal Article April 2017
The importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights to prevent HIV in adolescent girls and young women in eastern and southern Africa

The importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights to prevent HIV in adolescent girls and young women in eastern and southern Africa

The importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights to prevent HIV in adolescent girls and young women in eastern and southern Africa 01 January 2017 click to view Report In this Report: Health Risk(s): HIV Topic(s): Advocacy Reproductive Health Social/Behavioral Context SRH Linkages

[no authors listed] Visit Reports January 2017
Empowerment – the payoff of new HIV prevention tools for young women

Empowerment – the payoff of new HIV prevention tools for young women

Empowerment – the payoff of new HIV prevention tools for young women 10 May 2017 click to view Blog In this Blog : Health Risk(s): HIV Product Type(s): IVR (Intravaginal Rings) Topic(s): Advocacy Reproductive Health Risk Social/Behavioral Context SRH Linkages

Tenn, S. Visit Blog May 2017
MPT End-User Research: Updates from the Field

MPT End-User Research: Updates from the Field

MPT End-User Research: Updates from the Field 28 September 2017 This live webinar highlighted new research exploring the acceptability of and preference between potential MPT product types, drivers of future product use, and other important end-user considerations. It featured presentations from Moushira El-Sahn and Jeff Lucas (Routes-2-Results), Barbara Friedland (Population Council), and Alexandra Minnis (RTI […]

El-Sahn, M., Lucas, J., Friedland, B., Minnis, A. September 2017
MPTs: Building momentum through awareness-raising and advocacy

MPTs: Building momentum through awareness-raising and advocacy

MPTs: Building momentum through awareness-raising and advocacy July 2017 click to view Technical Brief In this Technical Brief: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Topic(s): Advocacy Education Product Development Social/Behavioral Context Region(s): Global

Kilbourne-Brook, M. Visit Technical Brief July 2017
Building MPT acceptability during product development through consumer and health systems research

Building MPT acceptability during product development through consumer and health systems research

Building MPT acceptability during product development through consumer and health systems research July 2017 click to view Technical Brief In this Technical Brief: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Topic(s): Product Development Product Introduction / Uptake Public-Private Partnerships Regulatory Issues Social/Behavioral Context Region(s): Global

Kilbourne-Brook, M. Visit Technical Brief July 2017
Traditional Socio-Behavioral Research and Human-Centered Design: Similarities, Unique Contributions and Synergies

Traditional Socio-Behavioral Research and Human-Centered Design: Similarities, Unique Contributions and Synergies

This report by Dr. Betsy Tolley (FHI 360) presents learnings and reflections on traditional socio-behavioral research (SBR) and human-centered design (HCD) as applied to the global health context – specifically in biomedical prevention for sexual and reproductive health. In comparing these methodologies and examining their strengths and shortcomings, we can identify potential synergies to further […]

Tolley, E.B., FHI 360 December 2017

Indigenous HIV Prevention Beliefs and Practices Among Low-Earning Chinese Sex Workers as Context for Introducing Female Condoms and Other Novel Prevention Options

Indigenous HIV Prevention Beliefs and Practices Among Low-Earning Chinese Sex Workers as Context for Introducing Female Condoms and Other Novel Prevention Options 02 November 2016 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): HIV Product Type(s): Condoms Other or N/A Topic(s): Social/Behavioral Context

Dunn, J., Zhang, Q., Weeks, M.R., Li, J., Liao, S., Li, F. Visit Journal Article November 2016

Qualitative Analysis of Sexually Experienced Female Adolescents: Attitudes about Vaginal Health

Qualitative Analysis of Sexually Experienced Female Adolescents: Attitudes about Vaginal Health October 2016 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Contraceptives MPTs Topic(s): MPTs Social/Behavioral Context

Francis, JK., Fraiz, LD., Catallozzi, M., Rosenthal, SL. Visit Journal Article October 2016

Knowledge, attitudes, practices, and behaviors associated with female condoms in developing countries: a scoping review

Knowledge, attitudes, practices, and behaviors associated with female condoms in developing countries: a scoping review 21 September 2016 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Condoms Topic(s): Social/Behavioral Context

Moore, L., Beksinska, M., Rumphs, A., Festin, M., Gollum, E.L. Visit Journal Article September 2016

This Week in Sex: News From the HIV Epidemic

This Week in Sex: News From the HIV Epidemic 11 March 2016 click to view Media / News Article In this Media / News Article: Health Risk(s): HIV Product Type(s): IVR (Intravaginal Rings) MPTs Topic(s): MPTs Product Development Product Trials Reproductive Health Social/Behavioral Context SRH Linkages

Kempner, M. Visit Media / News Article March 2016
How to sell a condom? The impact of demand creation tools on male and female condom sales in resource limited settings

How to sell a condom? The impact of demand creation tools on male and female condom sales in resource limited settings

How to sell a condom? The impact of demand creation tools on male and female condom sales in resource limited settings July 2016 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): Other Product Type(s): Condoms Topic(s): Product Introduction / Uptake Social/Behavioral Context

Terris-Prestholt, F. & Windmeijer, F. Visit Journal Article July 2016
Competing Priorities: Partner-Specific Relationship Characteristics and Motives for Condom Use Among At-Risk Young Adults

Competing Priorities: Partner-Specific Relationship Characteristics and Motives for Condom Use Among At-Risk Young Adults

Competing Priorities: Partner-Specific Relationship Characteristics and Motives for Condom Use Among At-Risk Young Adults 31 May 2016 click to view Media / News Article In this Media / News Article: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Condoms Topic(s): Social/Behavioral Context

Harvey, S.M., Washburn, I., Oakley, L., Warren, J., & Sanchez, D. Visit Media / News Article May 2016
CONRAD launches Quatro in South Africa and Zimbabwe

CONRAD launches Quatro in South Africa and Zimbabwe

CONRAD launches Quatro in South Africa and Zimbabwe 05 July 2016 click to view Press Release In this Press Release: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Product Type(s): IVR (Intravaginal Rings) Microbicides Vaginal Cream/Gel Other or N/A Topic(s): Reproductive Health Social/Behavioral Context

The FACTS about women and pre-exposure prophylaxis

The FACTS about women and pre-exposure prophylaxis

The FACTS about women and pre-exposure prophylaxis June 2015 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): HIV Product Type(s): IVR (Intravaginal Rings) Vaginal Cream/Gel Topic(s): Social/Behavioral Context

Seidman, D., Weber, S., Aaron, E., Cohan, D., & Grant, R. Visit Journal Article June 2015
Nonuse of contraception among women at risk of unintended pregnancy in the United States

Nonuse of contraception among women at risk of unintended pregnancy in the United States

Nonuse of contraception among women at risk of unintended pregnancy in the United States August 2015 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Contraceptives Topic(s): Social/Behavioral Context

Mosher, W., Jones, J., & Abma, J. Visit Journal Article August 2015
3 Bodies sensitise women to female condom

3 Bodies sensitise women to female condom

3 Bodies sensitise women to female condom 18 September 2015 click to view Media / News Article In this Media / News Article: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Condoms Topic(s): Reproductive Health Social/Behavioral Context

[No authors listed] Visit Media / News Article September 2015
Acceptability and preferences for vaginal dosage forms intended for prevention of HIV or HIV and pregnancy

Acceptability and preferences for vaginal dosage forms intended for prevention of HIV or HIV and pregnancy

Acceptability and preferences for vaginal dosage forms intended for prevention of HIV or HIV and pregnancy 19 February 2015 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): HIV Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): Microbicides MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Social/Behavioral Context

Woodsong, C. & Holt, J.D.S. Visit Journal Article February 2015
H.I.V. Drugs: A Failed Trial [Letter to the editor]

H.I.V. Drugs: A Failed Trial [Letter to the editor]

H.I.V. Drugs: A Failed Trial [Letter to the editor] 16 February 2015 click to view Media / News Article In this Media / News Article: Health Risk(s): HIV Product Type(s): Microbicides Topic(s): Product Trials Social/Behavioral Context Region(s): Africa Global

Young Holt, B. Visit Media / News Article February 2015
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): Innovation to Protect Women’s Reproductive Health in Kenya

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): Innovation to Protect Women’s Reproductive Health in Kenya

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): Innovation to Protect Women’s Reproductive Health in Kenya 2014 View PowerPoint View PDF This downloadable PowerPoint slide deck was developed to support advocates in Kenya as they raise awareness and build support for multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) for sexual and reproductive health in Kenya. CAMI Health In this Factsheet / Outreach […]

CAMI Health January 2014
Engaging male partners in women’s microbicide use: evidence from clinical trials and implications for future research and microbicide introduction

Engaging male partners in women’s microbicide use: evidence from clinical trials and implications for future research and microbicide introduction

Engaging male partners in women’s microbicide use: evidence from clinical trials and implications for future research and microbicide introduction September 2014 click to view Journal Article In this Journal Article: Health Risk(s): HIV Product Type(s): Microbicides Topic(s): Product Introduction / Uptake Social/Behavioral Context

Lanham, M., Wilcher, R., Montgomery, E. T., Pool, R., Schuler, S., Lenzi, R., & Friedland, B. Visit Journal Article September 2014
The South African HIV scientist who gave girls back control of their bodies

The South African HIV scientist who gave girls back control of their bodies

The South African HIV scientist who gave girls back control of their bodies 28 October 2014 click to view Media / News Article In this Media / News Article: Health Risk(s): HIV Product Type(s): ARVs Microbicides Topic(s): Risk Social/Behavioral Context Region(s): Global

Nordling, L. Visit Media / News Article October 2014

NIH’S Dr. Gina Brown reflects on HIV among women and girls – Highlights from AIDS 2014

NIH’S Dr. Gina Brown reflects on HIV among women and girls – Highlights from AIDS 2014 24 July 2014 click to view Blog In this Blog : Health Risk(s): HIV Topic(s): Epidemiology Social/Behavioral Context Region(s): Global

Gomez, M. Visit Blog July 2014
Can you imagine a world without condoms for safe sex? Scientists can

Can you imagine a world without condoms for safe sex? Scientists can

Can you imagine a world without condoms for safe sex? Scientists can   01 December 2014 click to view Media / News Article In this Media / News Article: Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Advocacy MPTs Product Development Risk Social/Behavioral Context Region(s): Global

Young Holt, B. Visit Media / News Article December 2014

Improving SRH and HIV Integration is key for delivering new multipurpose prevention technologies.

Improving SRH and HIV Integration is key for delivering new multipurpose prevention technologies. 24 October 2014 click to view Blog In this Blog : Health Risk(s): HIV STI / STD Unintended Pregnancy Product Type(s): MPTs Topic(s): Product Development Social/Behavioral Context Region(s): Global

International Planned Parenthood Federation Visit Blog October 2014