Monday, August 23, 2010

Condoms Aren’t Enough! Will Pills and Lubes Define the Future Of Sex?

More than 100 of the  world's top experts on  human rights and HIV among  sexual minorities led presentations and  workshops in Vienna  on July 17 at BE HEARD,  an all-day  conference event that addressed soaring global rates of HIV  among men who  have sex with men  (MSM). The event preceded  the launch of AIDS 2010, the XVIII International AIDS  Conference (IAC) and had nearly 600 participants.

Our friend IRMA (International Rectal Microbicide Advocates) and led the very interesting session called "Condoms Aren’t Enough! Will Pills and Lubes Define the Future Of Sex? An Overview of New HIV Prevention Tools in Development."

Below are 5 of the presentations - which IRMA is lovingly sharing with LifeLube. The first - directly below - begins with Kenyan researcher Dr. Gaudensia Mutua's talk - "Basic Concepts about AIDS Vaccine Research."


Hosted by the Global  Forum on MSM  & HIV (MSMGF),   BE HEARD focused on challenges and  solutions to  achieving  universal  access to HIV-related prevention, care,  treatment,  and  support  services for sexual minority communities  worldwide.

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