HIV Prevention

  • Communicating about Microbicides with Women in Mind: Communication Strategy and Adaptation Guide

    This final report for the Communicating about Microbicides with Women in Mind project was written to: 1) document the promise of vaginal microbicide gel as a new HIV prevention product for women, 2) describe the project’s experience with materials development, 3) provide a sample microbicide communication strategy for Kenya and 4) outline a process for updating and adapting the materials for use in other countries or with other new HIV prevention methods.

  • Communicating about Microbicides with Women in Mind: Prototype Materials

    The Communicating about Microbicides with Women in Mind project worked with Artful Eyes Productions, a local Kenyan creative agency, to develop a suite of evidence-based, prototype communication materials to support the introduction of vaginal microbicide gel in Kenya should a microbicide be proven effective. Specifically designed to promote vaginal gel use in Kenya, these materials will need to be adapted for use in other countries or for other HIV prevention products.

  • Communicating About Microbicides with Women in Mind (fact sheet)

    The Communicating about Microbicides with Women in Mind project developed a two-page document highlighting the project’s major accomplishments, including details about the three project phases conducted in Kenya: 1) landscape analysis, 2) materials development and pretesting, and 3) materials assessment and key results.

  • Communicating about Microbicides with Women in Mind: Communication Strategy and Adaptation Guide

    This final report for the Communicating about Microbicides with Women in Mind project was written to: 1) document the promise of vaginal microbicide gel as a new HIV prevention product for women, 2) describe the project’s experience with materials development, 3) provide a sample microbicide communication strategy for Kenya, and 4) outline a process for updating and adapting the materials for use in other countries or with other new HIV prevention methods.

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    Black Tigers - Phase 2: Episodes 1-7

    This comic book is the main component of the MARCH ENDF project. It serves to educate members of the ENDF on the major behavior change objectives modeled by the characters. 

    The comic book follows four different characters which are accompanied by both positive characters, which help the major characters achieve desired behavior and also negative characters which do the reveries of the positive character. 

    Below are episodes 1-7 of the second phase of the project. 

  • Black Tigers - Episodes 1-26 + one special episode

    This comic book is the main component of the MARCH ENDF project. It serves to educate members of the ENDF on the major behavior change objectives modeled by the characters.

    The comic book follows four different characters which are accompanied by both positive characters, which help the major characters achieve desired behavior and also negative characters which do the reveries of the positive character.

    Below are episodes 1-26 of the first phase of the project. A special episode was also included, and focuses on STIs.

  • Black Tigers - Peer Educational Manual

    The following document is the peer educational manual used in the reinforcement activities, such as group discussions on topics covered in the Black Tigers photo comic book series, targeting the Ethiopian National Defense Force.

  • Shooting Stars - Episodes 1-30 (Print)

    Shooting Stars is a photo comic book targeting members of the Federal Police Commission that portrays characters going through realistic challenges as they adapt HIV prevention, care and treatment practices.

    Below are episodes 1-30 of Shooting Stars.

  • Life 101: the Journey - Episodes 1-30 (Print)

    Life 101: the Journey is a cartoon and photo comic book series targeting Addis Ababa University students that portrays characters going through realistic challenges as they adapt HIV prevention, care and treatment practices.

    Below are episodes 1-30 of Life 101: the Journey.

  • Developing Multipurpose Reproductive Health Technologies: An Integrated Strategy

    Published in the journal AIDS Research and Treatment, this paper reviews an innovative and iterative strategy for developing multipurpose reproductive health technologies — products designed explicitly to simultaneously address the need for both contraception and protection from sexually transmitted infections, including HIV infection.

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