Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) are an innovative class of products that deliver varied combinations of HIV prevention, other STI prevention, and contraception and will improve the lives of women and families worldwide.
This database includes MPT products that are currently in active development. The database outlines detailed product information and can be searched to display products by desired criteria as selected from the drop-down boxes or by entering a keyword in the search box. Click on the product name to access detailed information on each product. Please note there are other MPT candidates not listed that may move forward pending funding. Click here to learn more about the inclusion criteria and information update methodology.
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Copper Intravaginal Ring (Cu-IVR)
MPT in Development
Preclinical – Early (Pre1)
Delivery Route & Method:
Intravaginal Ring (IVR)
Mechanism of Action:
Inhibits sperm motility; antimicrobial properties against common sexually-transmitted pathogens
University of California, Davis
Nat. Institute Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
Zika virus (ZIKV)
Description: Development of prototypes of long- and short-acting versions of an innovative female-controlled, non-hormonal copper vaginal contraceptive method that may also reduce risk for acquisition of sexually transmitted infections and will be suitable for Phase I human clinical testing.
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