Category Archives: Microbicides 2012

  1. Meet Virginia – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

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

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  2. [VIDEO] McGowan and Pickett Talk the Rectal Microbicide Walk at Microbicides 2012

    Rectal microbicides were ALL OVER the Microbicides 2012 conference… Chatting up rectal microbicide research and advocacy activities and issues at the recent Microbicides 2012 conference (held in Sydney this past April) were Dr. Ian McGowan, co-principal investigator of the Microbicide Trials Network (and IRMA Scientific Co-Chair) and IRMA Chair Jim Pickett. Have a look/listen to their discussion Read More >>

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  3. Microbicides Conference Changing to a More Integrated HIV Prevention Conference

    via, by Gus Cairns The International Microbicides Conference held in Sydney this week will be the last of its kind, delegates were told in a closing plenary today. From 2014 onwards, it is planned, a single biennial conference on all aspects of HIV prevention will be held.Globally, the two largest funders of HIV prevention research are Read More >>

    HIV, Microbicides, Microbicides 2012, prevention, prevention campaign, rectal microbicide, Treatment as Prevention
  4. Sydney Microbicides 2012 Media Coverage : New Information on Lubricants and Anal Health

    via Citizen News, by Bobby Ramakant For how long will anal health and hygiene be neglected? “It is high time that anal health [and hygiene] comes out of the closet” said Dr Ross Cranston, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, USA. Dr Cranston was referring to the multitude of anal health complications people practicing receptive anal intercourse are Read More >>

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  5. Join IRMA and Partners for Dynamic Microbicides 2012 Advocates’ Pre-conference!

    Please join us for this dynamic pre-conference…. Advocacy in a New Prevention Landscape: BUILDING OUR KNOWLEDGE AND CAPACITY FOR EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY AROUND HIV PREVENTION RESEARCH AND IMPLEMENTATION Timing: Sunday 15 April 2012, 0830 to 1600Venue: Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney   M2012 offers new opportunities and challenges to advocates across the world involved and/or Read More >>

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  6. Gratitude, Love, and XOXO from IRMA

    Dearest IRMA members – Just a quick note to say THANK YOU for everything you have done this year to advance the research and development of safe, effective, acceptable, and accessible rectal microbicides for the human beings who need them. I think IRMA has had a banner year – and the reason it was so incredible is Read More >>

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  7. Microbicides 2012 Abstract and Scholarship Deadlines – November 17 (Aussie time)

      Heads up IRMA, you have little more than a week to submit abstracts and apply for scholarships for the Microbicides 2012 conference scheduled for April 15 – 18, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. Please take special note of the time – as Nov 17 in Australia could very well be Nov 16 where you are. Here is Read More >>

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  8. 2012 International Microbicides Conference (M2012) in Sydney, Australia

    The next International Microbicides Conference will be held in Sydney, Australia from April 15-18th, 2012! RegistrationRegistration is not yet open, but to submit an expression of interest, please click here. By submitting this, you will be contacted as soon as official registration opens! Abstract SubmissionThe 2012 International Microbicides Conference (M2012) invites papers of high quality in the areas of HIV Read More >>

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  9. 2012 International Microbicides Conference Scholarship Opportunity!

    via International Microbicides Conference Secretariat Do you need funding to attend M2012? The M2012 organisers are pleased to announce that scholarships are available to attend the conference in Sydney, Australia. Scholarships will be offered in four categories that each have distinct criteria: 1. Research 2. Community 3. Government Official/ Public Health Policy4. Media Click here to find Read More >>

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  10. SAVE THE DATE: M2012 is coming to Sydney, April 2012

    The M2012 International Microbicides Conference is fast approaching. The conference will be held at Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sydney, Australia from Sunday 15 April to Wednesday 18 April 2012. It’s time to make sure you mark these dates in your diary.  Click here to learn more, including deadlines for early bird registration, abstract submissions and scholarship  Read More >>

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