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IPM Microbicide Feasibility Study

Project Focus
Preparation for the larger Microbicides Trial

Project Location

KZN – Pietermaritzburg and Durban

Duration of Project

Preparatory stage in preparation for a bigger trial

Project Partners
Site people at the moment

Project Donors
  • IP
  • IPM
Contact Details
Mags Beksinska

Project Aim/ Objectives
  1. To describe the demographic characteristics, risk behaviour, contraceptive use, STIs, vaginal practices and use of vaginally applied products among sexually active females
  2. Provide on site GCP training experience to site staff for the trial- using vaginal microbicides
  3. Estimate detainment of future participant
  4. To estimate the incidence of pregnancy in the study population
Project Activities
The feasibility study for phase III TCM120 identified two new sites: The Dream centre and the Edendale Lay Ecumenical Centre. Meetings continue to be held with the management of both centres and agreements have been reached.

Anticipated/Actual Results
Project acceptable at sites

Additional Outputs

Future Plans
Conduct the feasibility study as planned

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