This study examines how a female controlled method of HIV prevention can reduce the prevalence of HIV in Malawi considering that women are almost three times more susceptible to HIV infection than men. Introducing a female controlled method can reduce their vulnerability significantly
This intervention is important because hitherto HIV prevention among couples has focused on male condom. This leaves women with no effective method to protect themselves from HI
This study was funded by John Hopkins University Dr. Thomas Bisika, University of PretoriaDr Thomas Bisika, B.Sc., (cum laude), M.A., DHSM, Sc.D.
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 2009 Apr;35(2):115-7
School of Health System and Public Health, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.
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