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Yes, doctor, I took my anti-HIV meds (but really, I didn't)

NPR.org

November 13, 2014

Ariane van der Straten

Betsy Tolley

 

Viread gel linked to lowered risk of herpes among women

AIDSmeds.com

November 11, 2014

 

Misunderstanding of questions regarding anal sex in microbicide HIV prevention trial

AIDSmap.com

November 10, 2014

Zoe Duby

 

HIV R4P: With combined HIV biomedical prevention approaches come optimism, circumspection

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

November 3, 2014

Sharon Hillier

 

Africa:  Exciting new HIV prevention products in pipeline

Health-e (also appeared in the Saturday Star, Weekend Argus newspapers and IOL News)

November 3, 2014

ASPIRE study

 

More PrEP needed to prevent HIV via vaginal than anal sex

AIDSmeds.com

November 3, 2014

VOICE study

 

Los avances en la prevenciĆ³n del sida no se limitan a extender el preservativo

Diario de Sevilla (Spain)

November 3, 2014

Sharon Hillier

 

Cape Town hosts HIV prevention conference

Times of Zambia

November 1, 2014

Ian McGowan

Jeanne Marrazzo

Sharon Hillier

 

Injectable rilpivirine shows promise in phase I trials – but may work better for anal than vaginal sex

AIDSmap.com

November 1, 2014

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

Researchers follow the path of HIV and prevention interventions

PLoS Blogs

October 31, 2014

Charlene Dezzutti

 

HIV R4P: HIV prevention science and community meet at Crossroads

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

October 30, 2014

ASPIRE Study

 

South Africa: The next wave of prevention - ring-fencing HIV

Health-e

October 30, 2014

Sharon Hillier

 

New HIV prevention medicine to be released soon

RIA Novosti (Moscow)

October 30, 2014

Dr. Sharon Hillier

 

Microbicides an 'empowering tool' to prevent HIV infection in women

CBC News (Canada)

October 30, 2014

Dr. Sharon Hillier

 

Tenofovir gel use associated with lower HSV-2 risk in women

AIDSmap.com

October 30, 2014

Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo

 

Vaginal gel lowers women risk of catching herpes

New Vision (Uganda)

October 30, 2014

Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo

 

Tenofovir gel use lowers HSV-2 risk in women

ScienceBlog.com

October 30, 2014

Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo

 

Women likely to get protection from HIV – study

Independent Online (South Africa)

October 30, 2014

Dr. Sharon Hillier

 

Noncompliance derails major HIV trial

City Press (South Africa)

October 29, 2014

Ariane van der Straten

Sharon Hillier

 

The snip cuts risk of syphilis for women

Times Live (South Africa)

October 29, 2014

Jeanne Marrazzo

 

With this ring I thee bed

Times Live (South Africa)

October 29, 2014

Jared Baeten

Sharon Hillier

 

New HIV drug and a vaginal ring to prevent STDs premier at HIV prevention conference

Healthline News

October 29, 2014

Dr. Ian McGowan

Dr. Jeanne Mazzarro

 

As HIV R4P focuses on those with highest burden, least access to services, the death of a Zambian President highlights fragility of leadership and public health

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

October 29, 2014

Zoe Duby

 

Tackling Stigma in South Africa

IAVI Report

October 29, 2014

Zoe Duby

 

Africa: Young women influencing the agenda

AllAfrica.com

October 29, 2014

VOICE Study

 

HIV R4P: VOICE brings good news on herpes and continues to tell stories about lives, language and needs of women in trial

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

October 28, 2014

Jeanne Marrazzo

 

What is expected from the HIV conference?

New Vision (Uganda)

October 28, 2014

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

HIV conference opens in South Africa

New Vision (Uganda)

October 28, 2014

Dr. Sharon Hillier

 

Why can’t an HIV vaccine be rushed like Ebola’s?

NBCnews.com

October 27, 2014

Sharon Hillier

 

HIV R4P: Conference co-chair and “vaginal ecologist” Sharon Hillier talks about “the beautiful ecosystem,” and how to make it more resistant to HIV

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

October 27, 2014

Sharon Hillier

 

End in sight for innovative HIV prevention trials

City Press (South Africa)

October 27, 2014

Sharon Hillier

 

Alarm Rings On Low Uptake Of Existing Prevention Options For Anal STIs And HIV

Modern Ghana (Citizen News Service)

July 29, 2014 

Suwat Chariyalertsak

Brian Kanyemba

 

Women fear pregnancy more than HIV infection

The Herald-Zimbabwe (also appeared in Zimdiaspora)

June 30, 2014

Nyaradzo Mgodi

 

Is a Microbicide the Game-Changer Gay Men Need?

TheBody.com (reprinted from Achieve magazine)

June 23, 2014

Ian McGowan

 

The Next Generation of HIV Prevention

Scientific American

June 17, 2014

 

Thailand is trailing a new anti-HIV sex gel for LGBTIs

Gay Star News

June 16, 2014

Pongpun Saokhieo

 

Research study to test anti-HIV gel for gay men and transgender commences in Chiang Mai

Community Advisory Board is a bridge between researchers and community

Call to strengthen clinical research trial management in South-East Asia

Communities are equal partners in clinical research

Serving the larger good by participating in anti-HIV gel study

Citizen News Service

June 9, 2014

Suwat Chariyalertsak

Wipada Cheewawat

Kittipong Rungruengthanakit

Pongpun Saokhieo

Radchanok Songsupa

 

Failed HIV trial ‘had inaccurate adherence measures’

SciDev.net

March 21, 2014

Ariane van der Straten

 

Dapivirine vaginal ring safe and effective in tissue study, but maraviroc component doesn't work

AIDSmap.com

March 20,2014

Beatrice Chen

 

CROI 2014:  Dapivirine vaginal ring appears safe and effective in tissue study

HIVandHepatitis.com

March 20, 2014

Beatrice Chen

 

Gel Protects Monkeys From H.I.V. After Sex, Study Finds

New York Times

March 12, 2014

Sharon Hillier

 

Two Studies Raise Hopes for Female-Empowered HIV Prevention

POZ.com

March 12, 2014

Story also featured in AIDSMeds.com

 

Women face the brunt of HIV, need real focus

New Vision (Uganda)

March 8, 2014

Patrick Ndase

 

CROI 2014: VOICE trial follow shows reported use of products predicted reality “less than a coin toss”

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

March 5, 2014

Ariane van der Straten

 

New method for women’s HIV prevention found to be safe for use

UAB News

March 5, 2014

Craig Hoesley

 

Long-Acting HIV Drug Eyed as Prevention

MedPage Today

March 5, 2014

Sharon Hillier

 

Dapivirine vaginal ring blocked HIV infection in cervical tissue

Infectious Disease News

March 5, 2014

Beatrice Chen

 

Study: In two-drug, HIV-preventing vaginal ring, only one drug does the job

FierceDrugDelivery.com

March 5, 2014

Beatrice Chen

 

New Rings, Gels, and Films Show Promise in Microbicide Trials

Beta Blog

March 4, 2014

Beatrice Chen

Katie Bunge

 

New Advances for HIV Prevention on the Horizon

Medscape

March 4, 2014

Sharon Hillier

 

A Question for Women’s Health: Chemicals in Feminine Hygiene Products and Personal Lubricant

Environmental Health Perspectives

March 2014

Charlene Dezzutti