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Support Microbicides and Give Women Power Over HIV
A breakthrough in HIV prevention technology for women is closer than ever.
We know that ARVs can safely and effectively reduce HIV transmission when used consistently. ARV-based products called microbicides now being developed could revolutionize our approach to HIV prevention, especially for women in developing countries, who bear the burden of the epidemic.
But we’re not there yet. More work is needed before a range of practical tools can be put into women’s hands.
IPM is pioneering research to give women a choice of highly effective products like a long-acting vaginal ring so they can protect their health and create a better future for their families and communities.
HIV Is Something Women Can Live Without
Your generosity will make it possible for us to create effective products and ensure they reach the women who urgently need them.
As a nonprofit product developer, IPM’s work is supported by a range of donor governments, foundations and private sector partners – and individuals like you.
Developing new biomedical technologies takes years of rigorous research — and sustained resources. We need your support to make the great promise of microbicides a reality.
We invite you to join this historic effort by donating to IPM.
The possibility of saving millions of lives is within our reach.
Why are Microbicides an Important Part of the Solution?
Although effective prevention strategies exist, they are not doing enough to slow the spread of HIV, especially among women.
Women and girls have a heightened risk of infection due to a combination of biology and gender inequities — yet they lack the tools they can use themselves to prevent HIV.
A discreet microbicide like a long-acting vaginal ring could transform the HIV epidemic by offering women who may not be able to discuss prevention options with their partners the ability to protect their own health.
Traditionally, it can take decades for scientific innovations to reach developing countries. But IPM is committed to making safe, effective and affordable microbicides widely available to women in the hardest-hit countries as quickly as possible.
What Will My Donation Do?
Your donation will help IPM speed the development of effective microbicides and other innovative sexual and reproductive health products, and deliver them to the women who need them most.
A microbicide can mean the difference between life and death for millions of women around the world — and a better future for their children and families.
Your help can turn hope into reality for women around the world. Please consider donating now.