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IRMA's Rectal Road Map


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The AIDS 2012 Rectal Road Map put together by IRMA - International Rectal Microbicide Advocates - is a quick guide to rectal microbicide-related research and advocacy content + other selected sessions of interest at the upcoming International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC.

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IRMA's Rectal Road Map

  1. 1. The AIDS 2012 Rectal Road Map o This is your quick guide to rectal microbicide-related research and advocacy content + other selected sessions of interest (forgive us for any omissions – they were unintentional.) Please use it to plan your conference agenda – with a rectal lens. o Sessions directly connected to IRMA will be noted with o Please visit IRMA and partners in the Global Village at Booth #637 – devoted to all new prevention technologies. If you would like to volunteer at our booth, contact Jim Pickett at
  2. 2. Sunday July 22nd 2012 11:15 – 13:15 Satellite: New Frontiers in NIH AIDS Research  Session Room 6 Satellite: From Revolution to Reality: How Will New Science Impact the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy?  Mini Room 4 13:30 – 15:30 Satellite: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention: Maximizing Success  Mini Room 9 Satellite: No ‘Getting to Zero’ without Scale-Up of Stigma Reduction  Session Room 8 15:45 – 17:45 Satellite: Rectal Microbicides: Making HIV Prevention Gel  Mini Room 8
  3. 3. Monday July 23rd 2012 7:00 – 8:30 Satellite: Research for New HIV/AIDS Prevention Technologies: Community Perspectives  Mini Room 8 12:30 – 14:30 Poster Exhibition: High prevalence of rectal Chlamydia trachomatis, rectal Neisseria gonorrhea and HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Columbus, Ohio  MOPE286 Poster Exhibition: Africa needs rectal microbicides too: Strategies to ensure Africa is on the rectal microbicide research and advocacy map  MOPE582 Poster Exhibition: How men and women view a potential microbicide: Implications for marketing in south and east Africa  MOPE356 18:30 – 20:30 Satellite: Getting Real About Getting to the End of AIDS  Session Room 2
  4. 4. Tuesday July 24th 2012 10:30 – 12:00 Session: On The Map: Ensuring Africas Place in Rectal Microbicide Research and Advocacy  MSM Networking Zone - Global Village 11:00 – 12:30 Scientific Interactive Program: Implementing Pre-exposure Prophylaxis: Current Progress and Future Challenges  Mini Room 2 12:30 – 14:30 Poster Exhibition: Model projections of the population-level impact, on HIV and herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) and cost-effectiveness of tenofovir gel, an antiretroviral microbicide  TUPE214 Poster Exhibition: Rectal gonorrhoea as a lead indicator of HIV trends  TUPE134
  5. 5.  Poster Exhibition: Flawed decisions: condoms, lubricant and HIV status among Indonesian MSM  TUPE550 Poster Exhibition: Sometimes its painful: Painful anal intercourse and sexual decision making among black men who have sex with men in South African townships  TUPE516 Poster Exhibition: Findings from a global internet survey on rectal douching patterns for anal intercourse  TUPE131 Poster Exhibition: Adherence to topical microbicides and oral pre-exposure prophylactic HIV preventative treatments: what are the barriers and how are they addressed?  TUPE079 13:00 –14:00 Oral Poster Discussion: Drugs, Sex and HIV  Mini Room 10
  6. 6.  Oral Poster Discussion: Use of Rapid HIV Home Test to Screen Potential Sexual Partners Prevents HIV Exposure High-Risk Sample of MSM  TUPDC0304 14:00 –16:00 Networking Session Join IRMA and Project ARM to network and learn about our new priority action called GLAM – Global Lube Access Mobilisation… And Lube!  Global Village Booth #637 16:30 – 18:00 Symposia Session: The Lancet 2012 Special Theme Series: Men Who Have Sex With Men and HIV  Session Room 1 18:30 – 20:30 Satellite: Microbicides: The Road Ahead  Mini Room 2
  7. 7. Wednesday July 25th 2012 10:30 – 12:00 Event: Is it “Celebration Time”? What needs to happen for MSM to make the of ARV-based prevention (PrEP, rectal microbicides and treatment as prevention) around the world  MSM Networking Zone – Global Village 12:30 – 14:30 Poster Exhibition: Lubricant use among men who have sex with men and transgender persons reporting having anal intercourse and willingness to participate in future rectal microbicide trial in northern Thailand.  WEPE281 Poster Exhibition: Advancing an implementation science of rectal microbicides: the social ecology of rectal microbicide acceptability among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transwomen in Thailand  WEPE280 13:00 – 14:00 Special Session: Microbicides and PrEP: Back to Basics  Session Room 3
  8. 8. Thursday July 26th 2012 17:00 – 18:30 Session: Beyond Consultation: African MSM Community in the UK Informing Healthcare Design and Implementation  Session 19 18:30 – 20:30 Satellite: Health Sector Partnerships: Creating local Clinical Service Networks for MSM in Diverse Global Settings  Session Room 4 Satellite: Choice Matters: Expanding the Method of Mix of ARV-Based Prevention for Women in 2012 and Beyond  Mini Room 7