Category Archives: AIDS 2012

  1. Lubes a Key Priority in Africa

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen News Service, by Chief K Masimba Biriwasha Condom-compatible lubes are a rarity in Africa forcing transgender women, gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and heterosexual populations that engage Read More >>

    AIDS 2012, amfAR, anal sex, AVAC, Citizen News Service, condoms, GLAM, IRMA, MSM, Project ARM, rectal microbicide
  2. Anti-HIV rectal microbicide research moves ahead

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizens News Service, by Bobby Ramakant It is indeed promising to note the momentum rectal microbicides research and development has attained, more so when there is a global call to end AIDS at the Read More >>

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  3. Uganda AIDS Activist Sees Hope in Rectal Microbicides

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen News Service, by Chief K Masimba Biriwasha UGANDAN AIDS activist and medical doctor, Paul Semugoma, 42, said that rectal microbicides have a potential to save the unnecessary loss of lives among men who Read More >>

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  4. Rectal Microbicides Open New Frontier in HIV Fight

     [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen New Service, by  Chief K.Masimba Biriwasha  Microbicide research has gained momentum in recent years with focus largely on products to prevent HIV during vaginal sex. However, there is a growing momentum to develop Read More >>

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  5. Rectal Microbicides Seen As Key in Preventing New HIV transmissions

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen News Service, by Chief K.Masimba Biriwasha Unprotected anal sex has long been regarded as a key driver of HIV transmission in many parts of the world, especially among men who have sex with Read More >>

    AIDS 2012, anal intercourse, Citizen News Service, HIV, hiv prevention, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS, IRMA, rectal microbicide, stigma, unprotected sex
  6. …Lubes in the Spotlight at AIDS 2012

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen News Service, by Bobby Ramakant Most men, women and transgender people who practice anal sex use some kind of a lubricant (lube) ranging from expensive and commercially marketed branded lubes to saliva or Read More >>

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  7. Slides from “Rectal Microbicides – Making HIV Prevention Gel” satellite session at AIDS 2012

    Earlier today at the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), IRMA co-hosted a well-attended satellite session on rectal microbicides with their partners Microbicide Trials Network (MTN) and AVAC. Ian McGowan from the MTN and Jim Pickett from IRMA presented on the science and advocacy (respectively) and were then joined by panelists from the United States, Kenya, and South Africa (Damon Humes, Rig Rush, Mitchell Read More >>

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  8. Sunday at AIDS 2012 – Join Us For “Rectal Microbicides: Making HIV Prevention Gel”

    Please join IRMA and friends for this rectally riveting satellite session at AIDS 2012 – scheduled for Sunday, July 22 from 3:45 – 5:45pm in Mini Room 8 in the Convention Center. Get the latest news on rectal microbicides – from the scientific and advocacy fronts – and meet the stars from the video “The Rectal Revolution Read More >>

    Africa, AIDS 2012, anal sex, hiv prevention, IRMA, Project ARM, rectal microbicide
  9. Safe, Condom-Compatible Lube 4 All!

    Throughout the world, and especially in Africa, safe, condom-compatible lubricant is inaccessible for most people who engage in anal intercourse. Making lubes more accessible is a cornerstone of IRMA’s Project ARM – Africa for Rectal Microbicides initiative. Read more about our efforts to expand the availability and accessibility of safe, condom-compatible lubricant here. And if you are going to Read More >>

    AIDS 2012, GLAM, Global Lube Access Mobilisation, HIV, hiv prevention, IRMA, lubricant, Project ARM
  10. Meet Rig Rush – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of Rig Rush, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Rig is one of the six new bios just posted the other day, including individuals from Thailand, Kenya and the US.  Each will be featured on the blog, and you can read all of Read More >>

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