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UNAIDS Calls For More Investment In Female-Controlled HIV Prevention Methods After ‘Encouraging’ Vaginal Ring Trial Results

U.N. News Centre: More investment needed in developing female-controlled HIV prevention options — U.N. agency
“The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) today welcomed the ‘encouraging’ results of two studies from Africa in which women modestly reduced their risk of infection by inserting a vaginal ring coated with the antiretroviral drug dapivirine once a month. … ‘The results are encouraging and show the urgent need to expand investment in research and development for female-controlled methods of HIV prevention,’ UNAIDS said in a press release…” (2/23).