Category Archives: GLAM

  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. 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 >>

    advocacy, AIDS 2012, anal intercourse, anal sex, GLAM, Global Lube Access Mobilisation, hiv prevention, IRMA, lubricant, Project ARM, rectal microbicide, rectal transmission, rectum
  3. 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