What we’ve been checking out online this week:
The International Partnership for Microbicides has started a test of a vaginal ring designed to slow-release microbicides designed to kill HIV. 280 women have been recruited to test the ring in South Africa, studies in three other southern African countries will be launched soon.
Former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin has spoken up in support of adding access to safe abortion in the Harper government’s signature G8 maternal health initiative.
Here on Akimbo, we celebrated our 400th post!
We responded to the advice from one Malaysian state official that people should avoid falling in love with anyone who is HIV positive.
We posted a new video produced by our partner SANGRAM: The Reason I Left School: Children of Indian Sex Workers Speak
We celebrated our partner CLADEM who were awarded the prestigious Gruber Prize.
Lori Adelman reported back on her recent trip to San Francisco to co-facilitate a training on population and climate change with the Sierra Club.
We kicked off our series on the World Cup and Women’s Health – stay tuned for more!
And for people in New York and elsewhere this weekend: Happy Pride!