Category Archives: Kadiri Audu

  1. Rectal Microbicides at the IAS

    There wasn’t a ton of rectal microbicide coverage at the recent IAS in Rome, but here is some content from the conference on this topic. Acceptability of potential rectal microbicide delivery mechanisms for HIV preventionAbstractSlides/Audio Acceptability of microbicides and other new prevention technologies among MSM in Greater Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPoster Mobilizing MSM community in Nigeria to support Read More >>

    IAS 2011, IRMA, IRMA Nigeria, Kadiri Audu, rectal microbicide
  2. It’s not if, it’s when: IRMA’s Jim Pickett on Rectal Microbicides in Africa

    Writing for  the September – December 2010 issue of Echoes, a publication of the Nigerian HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society, IRMA chair Jim Pickett discusses the need for rectal microbicides in Africa. Excerpt: Until recently, rectal microbicides have simply not been part of the HIV prevention agenda in Africa, due in part to the denial of Read More >>

    Africa, anal sex, IRMA, IRMA Nigeria, Jim Pickett, Kadiri Audu, NHVMAS, Nigeria, rectal microbicide
  3. International Rectal Microbicide Advocates cheers launch of world’s third rectal microbicide trial

    Calls for more funding to strengthen field This brings us another step closer to the development of safe and effective rectal microbicides for use during anal intercourse. The world’s third rectal microbicide trial launched in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania today, with sites preparing to open in Boston, Massachusetts, and Birmingham, Alabama soon. Scientists will test the rectal safety and Read More >>

    Africa, anal intercourse, IRMA, IRMA Nigeria, Kadiri Audu, MTN, MTN 007, Pittsburgh, rectal microbicide, Tenofovir
  4. 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
  5. IRMA NIGERIA holds Microbicides Sensitization Forum

    SENSITIZATION PROGRAM FOR HIV/AIDS SUPPORT GROUP, SEX WORKERS AND SOME HEALTH WORKERS IN ALIMOSHO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA. IRMA NIGERIA organized a sensitization program on Microbicides development on the 6th of June, 2009. Report by Kadiri AuduIRMA Steering Committee member Attendance: HIV/AIDS Support group 32 people Sex workers 20 people Health workers 9 people Total 61 Read More >>

    advocacy, Africa, IRMA Nigeria, Kadiri Audu, men, Nigeria, rectal chlamydia, vaginal microbicide, women
  6. You oughta be in pictures —- IRMA-Lagos is ready for their closeup

    Kadiri Audu transmitted these photos from the recent HIV/AIDS advocacy event he and IRMA-Lagos participated in with the Otumara Concerned Barbers. Read his post on the event. You guys ROCK!

    advocacy, IRMA, IRMA-Lagos, Kadiri Audu, Nigeria, rectal microbicide
  7. Taking IRMA and AIDS Advocacy to the Grassroots in Lagos

    “The joy we derive is the factthat we are touching livesby giving life changing information to theless privileged people in the society.” by Kadiri Audu[pictured front center with IRMA members at the M2008 conference] IRMA-Lagos has been doing a lot recently. On the 29 of May, Nigeria’s Democracy Day, we partnered with a group of young barbers, Read More >>

    advocacy, IRMA-Lagos, Kadiri Audu, Nigeria