Womens Health

Because women's health matters.


Because condoms aren’t always available.


Because of HIV and other STIs.

Birth Control

Because birth control is not enough.

Family Health

Because family health is important.

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More Powerful Prevention

Barrier methods such as the condom are a form of MPTs— they protect against pregnancy and many STIs, including HIV. But the reality is that condom use is inconsistent and a great number of women cannot insist on their use. Meanwhile, contraception methods like the Pill and injectables offer no protection against HIV and STIs. MPTs address these shortcomings and build on years of contraceptive and HIV research to develop more comprehensive and effective prevention methods.

MPTs: Articles from the Field

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IMPT Receives $4.49 Million USAID Award to support MPTs. Read the press release.

Read the manuscript from a market research study on MPT acceptability in Uganda, Nigeria, and South Africa.

Read the 2015 IMPT Annual Report highlighting the Initiative’s recent accomplishments.

Watch the webinar recording highlighting the recent MPT panel session at ICFP.

Click here to read MPTs in the Media


You can help advance MPT development

Spread the news about life-saving MPTs with your colleagues and networks. Click here to access MPT fact sheets, PowerPoint slides, meeting reports, and other resources.

If you work in reproductive health, product development or another related field, join the IMPT and move the research, policy, funding and education efforts forward to save lives.

Your financial and in-kind support can accelerate MPT education, research and introduction.

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The Initiative for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (IMPT) is a project of CAMI Health, an organization dedicated to women’s reproductive health and empowerment. CAMI Health is housed at the Public Health Institute (PHI).