This presentation describes studies of access to vaginal microbicides (for HIV prevention) in South Africa and Zambia, to provide information useful for their introduction. The main findings were that delays were real and significant, but that there were also opportunities. Other issues are mentioned more briefly, and recommendations are made.
Presentation from: Understanding microbicide introduction in Africa and India: an expert consultation organised at the XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, 13 August 2006.
Introducing a microbicide – factors impacting country adoption: Zambia and South Africa.