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Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Sexual and Reproductive Health: Gaining Momentum and Promise

2010 | Download

In this editorial, MPT SRH leaders extoll the benefits of about the multipurpose prevention technologies for sexual and reproductive health and provide talking points for why they are important.

"It is time to address SRH prevention in a more holistic way and to develop prevention tools that address multiple health risks; are acceptable, affordable, accessible and easy to use; and can meet individuals' varying health needs and reproductive intentions. Such interventions could have a dramatic effect on the health and well-being of millions of women and their families.

This is a pivotal time for reproductive health professionals. We have the opportunity to identify and prioritize opportunities to achieve a significant health impact in industrialized as well as in developing countries by accelerating the development of multipurpose prevention technologies. Together, we can address this need and improve the health and well-being of women and their families around the world."

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