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There are a number of global efforts underway to develop new technologies to prevent HIV. Currently, there is research being conducted on vaginal and rectal microbicides, vaccines, pre‐exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV treatment as prevention.  This fact sheet provides a brief definition of each of the potential prevention tools being researched, and gives an overview of the current state of research. The fact sheet then provides an overview of the prevention technologies that we currently have at our disposal―female and male condoms, and medical male circumcision―and summarizes recent findings about these technologies. The fact sheet then outlines research into prevention technologies that have had unsuccessful results―diaphragms and cervical barriers, and … Read more 

ICAD/CAS Symposium at Canadian Association of Researchers conference:

Microbicides within the context of comprehensive prevention , Marc-André LeBlanc, Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM)
State of microbicides research , Susan Schader, McGill University
The Canadian Microbicides Action Plan (CMAP): Overview , San Patten, San Patten and Associates
Engaging communities in Africa in clinical trials , Katie West Slevin, GCM