A Safety and Acceptability Study of a Vaginal Ring Microbicide Delivery Method for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Women


Principal Investigator:
Saidi Kapiga

Department of Global Health and Population

International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.

Dates of Research:
May 18, 2007 — December 31, 2009


This study will assess the safety and acceptability of a silicone elastomer vaginal ring intended as a microbicide delivery method for the prevention of HIV infection when inserted in place for a 12 week period in healthy sexually active women.

Website: http://www.ipm-microbicides.org/ensuring_future_use/english/indentifying_womens_needs.htm