Current progress and future directions in microbicide research and development.

Abstract

This presentation introduces the concept of vaginal microbicides for HIV prevention; describes the features of early-generation and next-generation (antiretroviral-based) microbicides, the results of efficacy trials, problems with such trials, and the drug development process; and summarizes the current position and remaining uncertainties.

Citation

Presentation from: Microbicide Access Forum, Nairobi, Kenya, 2-3 July 2007.

Current progress and future directions in microbicide research and development.

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