Category Archives: Global Campaign for Microbicides

  1. GCM updates rectal microbicide info on website

    Big thanks and bigger love to the Global Campaign for Microbicides – namely Arwa Meijer (pictured above in Cape Town during Microbicides 2006) – for recently updating the rectal microbicides page on their website. Arwa has been a longtime friend and supporter of IRMA’s work and we appreciate her passion, energy, and expertise… and for having IRMA’s Read More >>

    Arwa Meijer, Global Campaign for Microbicides, rectal microbicide, research
  2. Meet Arwa, a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Arwa Meijer Brussels, Belgium Arwa Meijer, an international microbicide advocate, is quite international herself! Half Dutch and half Bolivian, Meijer is currently based in Belgium. At present, she is the European Programme Associate at the Global Campaign for Microbicides based in Brussels. From the start, the Global Campaign has been extraordinarily active in rectal microbicide advocacy and Read More >>

    advocacy, anal sex, Global Campaign for Microbicides, IRMA, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, new prevention technologies, rectal microbicide, vaginal microbicide
  3. Meet Anna, A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Anna Forbes Kensington, Maryland, USA Originally from central Illinois, Anna Forbes currently resides in Maryland while working in Washington D.C. She is the Deputy Director of the Global Campaign for Microbicides. She became involved with IRMA after talking to Jim Pickett and David Munar back in 2003 about the need to pick up and expand on an Read More >>

    advocacy, Global Campaign for Microbicides, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate
  4. You are invited to attend Politics in Play – this Friday

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    advocacy, Global Campaign for Microbicides, HIV/AIDS policy, rectal microbicide, vaginal microbicide
  5. Meet Sean, a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Sean Philpott Washington, DC, USA Sean Philpott is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, but currently lives in Washington, D.C. where he is a Science and Ethics Officer for the Global Campaign for Microbicides. Sean’s first involvement with IRMA was through his work with the Global Campaign, one of IRMA’s partners, and with several staff and Read More >>

    advocacy, anal sex, Global Campaign for Microbicides, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, rectal microbicide
  6. European Request for Proposals Includes Rectal Microbicides

    From the Global Campaign for Microbicides’ European Secretariat: We are happy to announce that the European Commission has launched a series of Requests for Proposals (RFPs), including a specific call for microbicides discovery and/or development for 6 to 12 million euros (more information below). Officials at the European Commission Directorate-General for Research informed us that there had Read More >>

    advocacy, Europe, funding, Global Campaign for Microbicides, rectal microbicide, research
  7. Young Women’s Right to HIV Prevention!

    Georgina Caswell, youth journalist at AIDS2008 (and UK African Microbicides Working Group member) interviews Arwa Meijer from the Global Campaign for Microbicides. To see the brief 2 minute interview, click on the image below… “Young women often have difficulty negotiating condom use… Microbicides are another option for prevention, a range of products that can reduce the transmission Read More >>

    advocacy, AIDS 2008, Global Campaign for Microbicides, human rights, new prevention technologies, women
  8. Save the Dates – Upcoming IRMA Global Teleconferences

    August 19, 11am eastern HIV-related Travel and Immigration (co-sponsored by Gay Men’s Health Crisis) Speakers include: Robert Bank, GMHC Victoria Nielson, Immigration Equality Eric Sawyer, UNAIDS Vishal Trivedi, GMHC Click here to read more about this call. September 10, 2pm eastern Intro to Drug Resistance: Implications for ARV-based Preventionwith Lori Heise of the Global Campaign for Microbicidesand Read More >>

    ARV, behavioral research, Global Campaign for Microbicides, HIV/AIDS policy, immigration, IRMA, Leo Colemon, Lori Heise, rectal microbicide, research, resistance, teleconference, UCLA
  9. Microbicides Essentials – E-Learning about Rectal Microbicides and Much More!

    The Microbicides Essentials course is now available on-lineat the Prevention Research E-Learning Centrehttp://www.hivpreventionresearch.org/ Designed for clinical trial field staff and advocates who want a more comprehensive understanding of the microbicides field, Microbicides Essentials will help you answer the tough questions that you hear everyday. The Microbicides Essentials course features in-depth modules covering: * Science of HIV & Read More >>

    advocacy, Global Campaign for Microbicides, HIV transmission, rectal microbicide, research, safety, vaginal microbicide
  10. News of IRMA-ALC Spreads Around the Globe!

    da la bienvenida a In its latest issue of GC News, which reaches an audience of nearly 1,000 people from around the world, the Global Campaign for Microbicides spreads the good news about the creation of IRMA-ALC (América latina y El Caribe). Check the GCM web site to read the latest issue of GC News and to Read More >>

    advocacy, Caribbean, Global Campaign for Microbicides, IRMA ALC, Latin America, Peru, Spanish/español