STD Expert Hour Webinar - New Frontiers in STI/HIV Prevention and Family Planning: The promise of Multipurpose Prevention Technologies
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Presented by Bethany Young Holt, PhD, MPH
Learn about the latest developments in the field of Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs), products that provide contraception along with protection from STIs and/or HIV.
The origins of MPTs and the current research/development pipeline will also be discussed.
- Provide evidence of the need for products that simultaneously address multiple health risks, such as HIV, other STIs, and unplanned pregnancy
- Introduce and implement Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) and the product candidates currently in development for prevention of HIV, other STIs and/or unintended pregnancies
- Describe the Initiative for MPTs (IMPT) and its publicly-available tools for tracking the MPT product development pipeline, while summarizing the current pipeline profile, recent scientific breakthroughs, and the potential impact of MPTs for women around the world
- Outline next steps for key stakeholders in STI prevention and related health fields, with a focus on tangible priority actions that will help bring MPTs to the hands of end-users