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Your search for 'Microbicides' found 46 documents .
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Mobilisation for microbicides: the decisive decade
International Partnership for Microbicides 2002
This document, from the Microbicides Initiative, synthesises the key points that have been made by expert working groups. The initiative was established to prioritise the key elements needed to bring microbicides to market in a timely...
Global advocacy for microbicides: a call to action
International Partnership for Microbicides 2002
This document is meant to serve as a resource for advocates and donors by identifying activities that are key to realising the promise of microbicides. The document outlines how the development of microbicides is dependent on governme...
Microbicides, women and AIDS
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2004
This fact sheet deals with microbicides, a method for women to protect themselves from HIV which is currently under development. The key feature of microbicides is that women have control over them and therefore they do not have to de...
Preparing for microbicide access and use
International Partnership for Microbicides 2002
This report from the Microbicides Initiative outlines key steps needed to ensure equitable access to microbicides. The paper sets out priorities that draw on five main dimensions of access: acceptability and use, a supportive policy a...
The science of microbicides accelerating development
International Partnership for Microbicides 2002
This document is the consensus report from the Science Working Group of the Microbicides Initiative. It outlines how the past decade has seen an increase in basic scientific research, resulting in the development of many new compounds...
The public health benefits of microbicides in lower-income countries: model projections
International Partnership for Microbicides 2002
This study estimates the potential public health impact from the introduction of an effective microbicide in lower-income countries. The study measures this impact in two ways: in terms of the number of HIV infections that could poten...
The potential impact of microbicides in Bagalkot District, Karnataka, India: model projections and implications for product promotion
International Family Health, UK 2004
This IFH briefing note outlines a study which estimates the impact of a partially effective microbicide in three urban sub-districts in Karnataka, India. The authors found that a 40 per cent microbicide would avert 18 per cent of infe...
Towards microbicide rollout in sub-Saharan Africa: ensuring microbicides are an effective tool for HIV prevention and women’s empowerment
R. Kunda; A. Gibbs 2010
This paper highlights how microbicides offer an opportunity to integrate HIV prevention and women’s empowerment.  Research from microbicide clinical trials have shown three key ways in which microbicides may contribu...
Health & sexuality: microbicides
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals 2003
This special edition of Health and Sexuality magazine, published by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, focuses on microbicides and the female condom. A range of articles on microbicides cover latest clinical develop...
The potential impact of microbicides in Johannesburg, South Africa: model projections and implications for product promotion
P Vickerman; C. Watts; S. Delany; H. Rees / International Family Health, UK 2004
This briefing note, produced by International Family Health and the Global Campaign for Microbicides, summarises key findings from a modelling exercise that estimates the impact of a partially effective microbicide in Hillbrow, Johann...
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Your search for 'Microbicides' found 7 organisations .
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International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM)
The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) was established in 2002 to accelerate the discovery, development and accessibility of microbicides to prevent transmission of HIV. The organisation's goal is to deliver a safe and effective microbicide for women in developing countries as soon as possible. IPM is focused on overcoming the four major challenges that stand in the way of microbic...
Alliance for Microbicide Development
A global, non-profit organisation whose mission is to speed the development of safe, effective, and affordable microbicides to prevent sexually transmitted infections, most critically HIV/AIDS. What does the Alliance do? communication via web site, electronic mailings of news and action alerts, highlighting key articles and documents, and maintaining searchable bibliograph...
Global Campaign for Microbicides
The Global Campaign for Microbicides is a broad-based, international effort to build support among policymakers, opinion leaders, and the general public for increased investment into microbicides and other user-controlled prevention methods. Through advocacy, policy analysis, and social science research, the Campaign works to accelerate product development, facilitate widespread access and use, a...
International Rectal Microbicide Working Group (IRMWG)
Convened by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, the Canadian AIDS Society, the Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project and the Global Campaign for Microbicides in the spring of 2005, the International Rectal Microbicide Working Group (IRMWG) is currently a coalition numbering over 360 advocates, policymakers and leading scientists from 35 countries on 5 continents working to advance a robust rectal mi...
Reproductive Health Research Unit
This reseach centre explores issues in sexual and reproductive health, particularly prioritising HIV prevention and the reproductive health/HIV interface. It hosts programmes dealing with contraception, maternal health, STIs, HIV and microbicides, youth initiatives, and regional development. The organisation works in collaboration with the WHO, and in 2004 was involved in over 40 research and trai...
HIVTools
A multidisciplinary academic research group doing HIV/AIDS-related research in resource-poor settings. Based in the Health Policy Unit at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the group carries out research and training in modelling and economic analysis. Group members are specialists in economics, mathematics, epidemiology, behavioural science and policy analysis. Focusses on ad...
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW)
An international network run for and by HIV positive women that promotes and advocates changes to improve their quality of life. Work of the organisation includes: creating a sense of solidarity between women living with HIV/AIDS giving HIV positive women a unified voice in policy forums by working with them on issues of concern before and during conferences ensuring HIV positive wo...
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