Rectal Microbicide Advocacy FromHere to There... And Especially inPlaces Where the SunDon’t ShineRectal Microbicides:Makin...
Today        • Pleasure and          toolboxes        • Who is IRMA and          what does she          do?        • You/y...
pleasure intimacyconnection emotion  love
What if we had a complete prevention tool kit?   Prior to exposure      Point of transmission            Treatment •Rights...
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IRMA, b.20054 people, 4 agencies, 2 countries                                    7
1100+ advocates,   Mission: support scientists, funders,    development ofpolicymakers from 6     safe, effective,    acce...
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MTN 017 Consult – Lima                         10
MTN 017 Consult – Bangkok                            11
MTN 017 Consult – Chiang Mai                               12
MTN 017 Consult – Cape Town                              13
Advocacy
Advocacy priorities             o Increase and diversify funding*             o Increase research activities              ...
Advocacy priorities • Recruit researchers, advocates • Recognise anal intercourse as   important driver in HIV epidemic   ...
Activities
Highly active                        moderated                          listserv                                          ...
@rectalmicro                      rectalmicrobicides.org       irma-rectalmicrobicides.      facebook.com/   blogspot.com ...
Highly active               moderated                 listserv                           You haven’t                      ...
Special initiatives
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www.rectalmicrobicides.org/ProjectARMreport2012.pdf
• Seven Research and Advocacy priority actions  – GLAM – “And Lube!” (A)  – KAB – AI, anal health perspectives and practic...
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IRMA-ALC – South America                           28
IRMA oughta be in pictures
“The Rectal Revolution is Here: An Introduction          to Rectal Microbicide Trials”IRMA, MTN, Population Council$$$ M...
IRMA oughta be in pictures                             31
It’s all about you, baby              Rectal Stardom….
What you can do in 5 minutes  • Join IRMA - sign up for IRMA listserv    through website  • Read one fact sheet, news item...
What you can do in 30 - 60 minutes• Join one of IRMA’s regular free  telecons featuring world leaders in  RM research, adv...
Want to do more?        • Become your community’s RM expert                              and spokesperson                 ...
Or how about…           Join a trial                          36
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The Next Rectal Takeover                     38
Don’t get lost – follow IRMA’s Rectal Road Map                                            39
Special thanks to IRMA supporters                                    42
And, thank YOU                 43
Questions?             45
@rectalmicro                                       rectalmicrobicides.orgirma-rectalmicrobicides.blogspot.comfacebook.com/...
Rectal Microbicide Advocacy From Here to There... And Especially in Places Where the Sun
Rectal Microbicide Advocacy From Here to There... And Especially in Places Where the Sun
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  1. 1. Rectal Microbicide Advocacy FromHere to There... And Especially inPlaces Where the SunDon’t ShineRectal Microbicides:Making HIV Prevention Gel– Jim Pickett, IRMA chairJuly 22, 2012
  2. 2. Today • Pleasure and toolboxes • Who is IRMA and what does she do? • You/your org can be Rectal Rock Stars
  3. 3. pleasure intimacyconnection emotion love
  4. 4. What if we had a complete prevention tool kit? Prior to exposure Point of transmission Treatment •Rights-focused •Male and female • Improved ARV therapy behaviour change condoms and lube • Treatment for •Voluntary counselling •ARV treatment to opportunistic infections and testing prevent vertical • Basic care/nutrition •STI screening and transmission (PMTCT) treatment •Clean injecting • Prevention for positives •Male medical equipment • Education & rights-focused circumcision •Post-exposure behaviour change •Preventive Vaccines prophylaxis (PEP) • Therapeutic •Pre-exposure •Vaginal and rectal vaccines microbicides prophylaxis (PrEP) ARV = antiretroviral 4
  5. 5. 5
  6. 6. 6
  7. 7. IRMA, b.20054 people, 4 agencies, 2 countries 7
  8. 8. 1100+ advocates, Mission: support scientists, funders, development ofpolicymakers from 6 safe, effective, acceptable,–and continents S. America/Latin accessibleAmerica and African rectal microbicides projectsfor all that need themAFC is the IRMA secretariat 8
  9. 9. 9
  10. 10. MTN 017 Consult – Lima 10
  11. 11. MTN 017 Consult – Bangkok 11
  12. 12. MTN 017 Consult – Chiang Mai 12
  13. 13. MTN 017 Consult – Cape Town 13
  14. 14. Advocacy
  15. 15. Advocacy priorities o Increase and diversify funding* o Increase research activities o RM research, expand pipeline o Lubricant safety, lubricant access o Increase knowledge o Heterosexual anal sex o Anal sex behaviours and practices in general
  16. 16. Advocacy priorities • Recruit researchers, advocates • Recognise anal intercourse as important driver in HIV epidemic among gay men, MSM, and heterosexuals • Address burden of HIV among gay/MSM • Promote anal health
  17. 17. Activities
  18. 18. Highly active moderated listserv Website • Tons of resourcesMaterials Blog,• Fact sheets, Facebook, reports Twitter Global teleconferences • Recorded, materials posted 18
  19. 19. @rectalmicro rectalmicrobicides.org irma-rectalmicrobicides. facebook.com/ blogspot.com InternationalRectal MicrobicideAdvocates 19
  20. 20. Highly active moderated listserv You haven’t lived if you’re not on the IRMA list.Linda-Gail Bekker, Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation 20
  21. 21. Special initiatives
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  23. 23. www.rectalmicrobicides.org/ProjectARMreport2012.pdf
  24. 24. • Seven Research and Advocacy priority actions – GLAM – “And Lube!” (A) – KAB – AI, anal health perspectives and practices (R) – Communication/education materials (A) –Acceptability study, studies (R) –Mapping sex education (R) –Document best practices in anal health and RM advocacy (A) –Awareness raising and education (A) 24
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  28. 28. IRMA-ALC – South America 28
  29. 29. IRMA oughta be in pictures
  30. 30. “The Rectal Revolution is Here: An Introduction to Rectal Microbicide Trials”IRMA, MTN, Population Council$$$ MAC AIDS Fund, MTN, Population Council“Generic” video to use for multiple RM trials/productsCommunities, potential participants, clinical trial staffEnglish, and dubbed in Thai, Spanish 30
  31. 31. IRMA oughta be in pictures 31
  32. 32. It’s all about you, baby Rectal Stardom….
  33. 33. What you can do in 5 minutes • Join IRMA - sign up for IRMA listserv through website • Read one fact sheet, news item • Friend and follow us on FB, Twitter • Share web address www.rectalmicrobicides.org 33
  34. 34. What you can do in 30 - 60 minutes• Join one of IRMA’s regular free telecons featuring world leaders in RM research, advocacy• Read our reports• Share your interest in rectal microbicides – and end the silence on ANAL SEX 34
  35. 35. Want to do more? • Become your community’s RM expert and spokesperson – Recruit new members, enlist organisational support for RMs – Conduct presentations – Write an article, blog or FB update on RMs, we will help! – Join a Community Advisory Board 35
  36. 36. Or how about… Join a trial 36
  37. 37. 37
  38. 38. The Next Rectal Takeover 38
  39. 39. Don’t get lost – follow IRMA’s Rectal Road Map 39
  40. 40. Special thanks to IRMA supporters 42
  41. 41. And, thank YOU 43
  42. 42. Questions? 45
  43. 43. @rectalmicro rectalmicrobicides.orgirma-rectalmicrobicides.blogspot.comfacebook.com/InternationalRectalMicrobicideAdvocates For a good time… jpickett@aidschicago.org 46

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