Category Archives: IPM

  1. FDA to Fast Track 1% Tenofovir (Press Release)

    Press Release from CONRAD October 25, 2010, Arlington, VA – – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held an end-of-Phase II meeting to determine the next steps required for U.S. licensure of 1% tenofovir gel, a microbicide product recently found to be effective at  reducing the rate of HIV and herpes infection in women when used Read More >>

    CAPRISA, CONRAD, FDA, IPM, Tenofovir
  2. Straight Talk with Dr Zeda Rosenberg, CEO of the International Partnership for Microbicides

    Via PlusNews Global There were cheers and some tears at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna in July when delegates heard the news that a clinical trial in South Africa, had found a vaginal gel containing the antiretroviral drug, tenofovir, was 39 percent effective at reducing women’s risk of contracting HIV during sex. “There were tears from Read More >>

    AIDS 2010, IAC, IPM, Microbicides, Vienna
  3. Hope Against HIV: Microbicide Trials in Your Community

    Hope Against HIV: Microbicide Trials in Your Community from IPMglobal on Vimeo. This video teaser via the International Partnership for Microbicides helps people understand more about developing discreet protection from HIV infection specifically for women in developing countries. Shot in South Africa, by actors, to protect the privacy of communities participating in clinical trials of microbicides, the Read More >>

    IPM, vaginal microbicide, women
  4. International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) Receives €1.5Million Contribution from Spain – Comment from Jim Pickett of IRMA

    While IRMA applauds these new and important resources from the government of Spain to IPM (see press release below) – there remains a few concerns that must be mentioned. 1. Seeing as how gay men and MSM are terribly underserved across the globe and at enormous risk for HIV infection (which we heard about in terrifying detail Read More >>

    anal sex, gay men, IPM, MSM, new prevention technologies, rectal microbicide, women
  5. …To The Land of Rectal!

    ¨Rectal microbicides are incredibly important,and need to be developed.¨ Yesterday, at AIDS 2008, there was a huge session entitled –Vaccines and Microbicides: Where Do We Go from Here? Click the link to take you to Kaiser´s video and podcast of the entire program. But let us quickly highlight this interesting session… While overall, there was not much Read More >>

    AIDS 2008, IPM, Mexico City, new prevention technologies, PrEP, rectal microbicide, vaccine, vaginal microbicide
  6. The Future of Sex from New Delhi to Chicago – NEXT WEEK

    Direct from Delhi – Microbicides 2008 Comes to Sweet Home Chicago RSVP – it’s FREE. NEXT WEEKWednesday June 25, 20086:00-8:00 p.m. University Center525 S. State StreetChicago Please join the Chicago Women and Girls HIV Prevention Coalition and the International Rectal Microbicide Advocates for this exclusive update from across the globe on the current developments in microbicide research Read More >>

    advocacy, IPM, IRMA, M2008, New Delhi, rectal microbicide, vaginal microbicide