This satellite session, held July 19, 2009, at the IAS 2009 meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, described the role of anal intercourse (AI) in HIV transmission and discussed recent research towards the development of rectal microbicides for the prevention of AI-associated HIV infection. Data from the African continent was highlighted.

The event was sponsored by the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, the International Rectal Microbicide Advocates, the Microbicide Trials Network, and Health4men.

A number of our presenters’ slide sets are available. Click the Community Presentations link on the IRMA website to access presentations such as “Epidemiology of HIV among MSM in Africa: Implications for rectal microbicides and “Go tell it on Table Mountain – rectal microbicide advocacy from here to there.”

Click here for all the presentations, including video webcast of a portion of the session, on the IAS website.

Click here for exciting action pics thanks Lisa Rossi!