Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): A promising response to current challenges around hormonal contraceptive methods & HIV (Webinar)
This webinar, from the Initiative for MPTs (IMPT), highlights presentations from a panel session presented at the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning in Nusa Dua, Indonesia. The IMPT is a project of PHI's CAMI Health.
The panel session provided an overview of recent data on various hormonal contraceptive methods and HIV acquisition in HIV-negative women and gave an update of current evidence on drug interactions between various contraceptive hormones and specific antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. The session also highlighted the market access work being done by the IMPT and efforts to ensure that MPTs will be desirable, acceptable, and accessible to women and adolescent girls once commercially available.
- Chelsea Polis (Guttmacher Institute)
- Anke Hemmerling (IMPT/UCSF)
- Laura Dellplain (IMPT)
Moderator: Kirsten Vogelsong (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)