Researchers have developed a new intravaginal ring (IVR) developed for the sustained 90-day co-delivery of tenofovir and levonorgestrel, an anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) drug and a contraceptive.
Many Women-particularly young, single women- failed to adhere to daily use of HIV prevention strategies in a major clinical trial in Africa.
HIV prevention programmes currently focus on sex workers who solicit clients from brothels, streets and highways.
A higher and more sustained investment is urgently required to capitalise on the latest breakthroughs in HIV prevention, a report says.
Day in Pics: 1st October
Showbiz World - October 1, 2014
George Clooney - Amal Alamuddin grand Venice wedding