Category Archives: Boston

  1. IRMA in Thailand to Prep for MTN 017

    IRMA, the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN), AVAC, and local partners participated in two community consultations in Thailand last week on the upcoming Phase II rectal microbicide trial called MTN 17.    Community stakeholders in Chiang Mai and Bangkok were provided updates on the field and were asked to provide feedback to the MTN about the draft MTN 017 Read More >>

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  2. Meet Vanessa Marquez – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    “Thank the universe for organizations such as IRMA and individuals who are willing to inform and educate the population at large about the heavily stigmatized topic of anal sex. Without their efforts the possibility of rectal microbicides being readily accepted as a prevention method may not be possible. We must continue to lay the foundation for such Read More >>

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  3. Meet Ian R. Lemieux – a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Via IRMA Rectal microbicides may one day be our most safe and effective ‘on scene’ HIV prevention method. It is important that we take dynamic approaches to HIV prevention – given that the needs of persons globally will always be diverse, says Ian R. Lemieux of Boston, Massachusetts. Ian is a registered nurse working as a Clinical Read More >>

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