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Microbicide Fact Sheet - AVAC, January 2012
This fact sheet provides basic information on microbicides, one of the options being tested now as part of the effort to identify additional tools to reduce the risk of HIV transmission.

Microbicides Ongoing Clinical Trials Table
(PDF) - AVAC, April 2012

Ongoing & Planned Microbicide Trials & Participants (PDF) - AVAC, May 2012

AVAC Executive Director interviews Professor Kenneth Mayer
- AVAC, May 2012

1% Tenofovir Gel for HIV Prevention webpage
- AVAC
This page provides background information on the development of 1% tenofovir gel as an HIV prevention strategy, and will be the place to find regular updates regarding related ongoing and planned trials and developments.

From Promise to Product: Advancing Rectal Microbicide Research and Advocacy
(en Español) - International Rectal Microbicides Advocates (IRMA)
This report provides an overview of the maturing rectal microbicide research field, resource mapping, and global advocacy goals.

Funding for Microbicide R&D in 2010 - HIV Vaccines and Microbicides Resource Tracking Working Group, July 2011
This link provides and overview of microbicide investment and expenditure over the last few years.

Transparency, Accountability and Feminist Science—what next for microbicide trials? - AIDS Legal Network and ATHENA Network, October 2010
A number of experts in the field discuss the future of microbicides.

Safety of lubricants for rectal use: A fact sheet for HIV educators and advocates - IRMA, October 2010

Safety of lubricants for rectal use: Questions & Answers for HIV educators and advocates
- IRMA, October 2010

Microbicides: Ways Forward - The Alliance for Microbicide Development
This report emphasizes the obstacles to microbicide research and how to overcome them.

Summary of trials of PRO 2000: HPTN 035 and MDP 301 (PDF) - AVAC
This table was created to help advocates compare the study design of two large-scale effectiveness trials that tested the efficacy of the PRO 2000 microbicide candidate.


AVAC works closely with several partners in the microbicide field - the Global Campaign for Microbicides, the International Partnership for Microbicides and the International Rectal Microbicide Advocates will be working with them on building out the resources for this section.


The Alliance for Microbicide Development is no longer hosting a website at www.microbicide.org. However, to assure continued availability of the key data, resources, and information produced by the Alliance over the past 12 years, the Alliance is transferring many of them to AVAC. AVAC will continue to provide these and/or similar microbicide resources to the public and the following Alliance microbicide resources will also continue to be available on this web page:

Visit the Microbicide Research and Development Database (MRDD)

The MRDD is a comprehensive source of information on microbicide candidate products, clinical trials, and supportive research. The MRDD was developed and maintained by the Alliance for Microbicide Development (AMD) until its closing at the end of 2009. AVAC has relaunched the MRDD and is expanding the database to include information on the range of biomedical HIV prevention research options. Updates are ongoing so please check back regularly.

Visit the Clinical Trial Site Capacity Database

Launched in 2007, the Clinical Trial Site Capacity Database provides a comprehensive inventory of microbicide clinical trial site’s clinical, laboratory, and staffing capacity. The goals of the Site Capacity Database are to optimize efficient use of existing sites and minimize costly development of new sites. The Clinical Trial Site Capacity Database was developed and maintained by the Alliance for Microbicide Development (AMD) until its closing at the end of 2009.
AVAC has relaunched the Clinical Trial Site Capacity Database and is expanding the database to include information on the range of biomedical HIV prevention research options. Updates are ongoing so please check back regularly.

Microbicide Pipeline Update (October 2009)
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Quick Working Group (QWG) Public Report (2009)
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The Microbicide Quarterly (TMQ) (2008)
Volume 6, Number 4
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Adherence and Its Measurement in Microbicide Clinical Trials (2008)
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Clinical Trials Site Capacity Catalogue (2008)
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Mapping the Microbicide Effort (2007)
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Microbicide Development Strategy (2006)
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Microbicide Watch (2006)
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Download File in Chinese


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