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New Research Findings on MPT User Preferences
Findings on what young women in Kenya and South Africa think about 3 multipurpose prevention technology (MPT) delivery systems – tablets, injections, and vaginal rings – have just been p... Read full article
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IMPT Launches Webinar Series on Product Development
The Initiative for Multipurpose Technologies (IMPT) is set to kick off a new webinar series on product development on December 12. View Event
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Happy World Vasectomy Day!
World Vasectomy Day, the largest male-oriented family planning event in history, is a social media project that unites men, vasectomy providers and health care activists to increase men’s... Read full article
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NICHD Reissues Funding Call for Contraceptive Research
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has reissued its U-54 funding call to support the scientific agenda of one or two contraceptive research c... Read full article
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Vibliome Therapeutics Wins MCI Research Grant
The Male Contraceptive Initiative (MCI) has awarded Vibliome Therapeutics$500,000 to further develop a non-hormonal male contraceptive lead that prevents sperm from maturing properly. Read full article
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Webinar: Vaginal Rings – Taking it Forward
Vaginal rings will be the focus of a series of upcoming webinars, hosted by the Population Council and the International Partnership for Microbicides. View Event
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Hurdles Remain in Quest for New Male Contraceptives
Pharmaceutical companies are not convinced that sales of a new male contraceptive product would offset the cost of Phase III clinical trials, commercialization, and product introduction effo... Read full article
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ESC Call for Research Abstracts
The organizing committee of the 15th Congress of the ESC (European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health) is calling for abstracts for its May 2018 conference. Submission deadline... View Event
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Giving Method Acceptability Research its Due in Contraceptive Development
To shed light on the important role method acceptability plays in contraceptive development, the CTI Exchange invited several thought leaders to share their insights in a recently completed ... Read full article
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NIH to fund Next Generation MPTs
The National Institutes of Health has released a new funding solicitation to support development of the next generation of multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs).  Read full article
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Finding an Acceptable, Long-acting, and Reversible Male Contraceptive
Even using the conservative modeling estimate of 10% acceptability, a non-hormonal, long-acting, reversible male contraceptive could be a societal game changer. Read full article
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Upcoming Webinar: MPT End-User Research: Updates from the Field
Recent acceptability research findings will be shared at a September 28 webinar, “MPT End-User Research: Updates from the Field,” sponsored by the Initiative for Multipurpose Technologi... View Event