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HIV/AIDS (INCO)

Collaboration on Vaginal Microbicides Development for the Prevention of HIV Transmission
Framework programme:
5
Project number:
IC18-CT98-0380
EC contribution:
€ 1 000 000
Duration:
36 months
Type:
RS
Starting date:
1 December 1998

Keywords: HIV

Summary:

The objective of the project is the prevention of heterosexual transmission of HIV through the development and use of vaginal microbicides.

Description:

The goals of the project are:

1) To conduct and to publish the results of a Ugandan phase II, randomised, placebo-controlled study of the candidate microbicides Dextrin Sulphate and PRO 2000. The safety, tolerability and acceptability of these agents will be assessed in sexually active women attending St Francis Hospital, Nsambya, Kampala using the gels for a period of one month.

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