Women and girls continue to bear disproportionate burden of HIV

While great strides are being made to halt the spread of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, women and girls continue to bear a disproportionate and unacceptable burden of the disease. A new public-private partnership agreement between the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM), a nonprofit product developer, and the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, a major research-based pharmaceutical company – could help address this and ensure women have the tools to protect themselves from infection. more>>

Tulane university School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine does interdisciplinary research on HIV/AIDS/STIs. Learn more about our research projects.