Category Archives: M2010

  1. Initial surveys of MSM in Nigeria show high levels of bisexual behaviour and low condom and lube use

    via Aidsmap, by Gus Cairns  Two surveys of men who have sex with men in Nigeria who are attending local HIV support organisations show that between a third and half of men who are attracted to other men define as bisexual and as many have had vaginal sex with a women as anal sex with a man. Read More >>

    Africa, anal sex, lubricant, M2010, MSM, Nigeria, sex work
  2. Microbicides 2010 Headline News

    Lot’s of interesting stuff at the Microbicides 2010 conference. Below are some headlines worth clicking. IRMA will be sharing as many slide sets as she can get her hands on from this exciting meeting which had lots and lot of rectal microbicide content – stay tuned for that – and will be posting lots and lots of Read More >>

    behavioral research, clinical trials, HIV transmission, M2010, rectal microbicide, vaginal microbicide
  3. Robin Shattock opens Microbicides 2010 with the State of the ART of Microbicides

    via Citizen News Service The microbicides field has undoubtedly moved and shifted a lot in the past decade. Now, with first generation microbicides candidate products up and gone, antiretroviral treatment (ART)-drug based microbicides in spotlight, and only three major microbicides efficacy studies remaining, the need to lobby for increased funding of microbicides research and development, was never Read More >>

    ARV, HIV transmission, IRMA, M2010, new prevention technologies, rectal microbicide, vaginal microbicide
  4. HIV prevention research focus of International Microbicides Conference May 22-25

    via EurekAlert! HIV prevention researchers, policy makers and community advocates from more than 35 countries will be in Pittsburgh, May 22-25 to attend the 2010 International Microbicides Conference (M2010). Unlike previous meetings, M2010 will encompass a broader spectrum of HIV prevention research and related topics, hence the theme Building Bridges in HIV Prevention. In addition to discussing Read More >>

    M2010, Pittsburgh, rectal microbicide, research, vaginal microbicide
  5. Please Register Today: M2010 Pre-Conference Advocates Workshop

      M2010 Pre-Conference WorkshopSaturday, 22 May 2010, 8:30am – 3:30pm Westin Convention Center Hotel, Pittsburgh 1000 Penn Avenue,  Pittsburgh, PA, USA  Westmoreland Room, 2nd Floor  (Lunch will be provided) The Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM), in close partnership with the African Microbicide Advocacy Group (AMAG), AVAC (Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention Research), the International Rectal Microbicide Advocates Read More >>

    AMAG, AVAC, IRMA, M2010, Pittsburgh, rectal microbicide, vaginal microbicide
  6. Microbicides 2010 – January 22 is DEADLINE DAY

    Deadline for submission of  scholarship applications and abstracts is January 22, 2010 at 6pm EST  EARLY REGISTRATION has been extended to February 15 SAVE on your conference registration fee! Register for the conference and submit your payment by January 22, 2010, to save over USD$50. Registration fees increase after 6:00 p.m. (eastern time) on January 22, 2010. Read More >>

    behavioral research, M2010, Pittsburgh, rectal microbicide, research, vaginal microbicide
  7. Microbicides 2010 Announces Deadline Extensions

    Good News! There is still time to submit your abstract and scholarship application. All conference deadlines have been extended. M2010 Key Date Extensions January 22, 2010 at 6PM EST     * Deadline for submission of scholarship applications and abstracts February 12, 2010 at 6PM EST     * Early registration ends February 15, 2010 at 6pm est     Read More >>

    behavioral research, M2010, Microbicides 2010, research
  8. Get inspired by Kadiri and help an IRMA advocate attend Microbicides 2010

    Will you chip in? TODAY – thanks to the generosity of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and IRMA members, we already have $3,485 in our John Shaw Memorial Scholarship Fund to help support IRMA advocates attend the Microbicides 2010 conference coming up in Pittsburgh, May 2010. We would like to bring that total to $10,000 – so Read More >>

    John Shaw Memorial Scholarship Fund, Kadiri Audu, M2010, Microbicides 2010
  9. January 4 Deadlines for Microbicides 2010

    The Scientific Program Committee for the 2010 International Microbicides Conference (M2010) invites papers of high quality in the areas of HIV prevention research.  Abstract submissions are peer-reviewed for scientific content, logical presentation, timeliness, and current interest of the topic to the scientific community. IRMA members are highly encouraged to submit. DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONAuthors should submit abstracts Read More >>

    advocacy, behavioral research, M2010, Pittsburgh, rectal microbicide, research, vaginal microbicide
  10. Send an IRMA Advocate to Pittsburgh!

    Will you chip in? by Roy Wadia, IRMA Steering Committee Member I was one of the lucky recipients of the first round of John Shaw scholarships, to attend Microbicides 2008 in New Delhi. I’d been with IRMA (the former IRMWG) for a while by that time, and while I’d done a lot of HIV/AIDS advocacy and communications Read More >>

    IRMA, John Shaw Memorial Scholarship Fund, M2010, Microbicides 2010, Roy Wadia