Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) are a medical advancement designed to at once prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, as well as unplanned pregnancies.
There are several clinical trials currently underway testing these revolutionary new technologies.
In her article in The Conversation, Helen Rees discusses MPTs, their progress, current research, and the health and economic benefits that can be realized with the use of these exciting products. This is especially true in sub-Saharan Africa, where the burden of HIV infection, sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies is high.
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