The SILCS diaphragm expands women’s options for nonhormonal contraception. Research also has shown the feasibility of SILCS as a multipurpose prevention technology (MPT) by delivering a microbicide gel. This policy brief from MatCH Research Unit outlines the case for SILCS introduction in South Africa to improve women’s reproductive health options.
Corporate author(s): PATH
Publication date: July 2016
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Related regions: Africa
- Emerging and epidemic diseases > Drug development > HIV and AIDS
- Health technologies > Woman-initiated protection
- Reproductive health > Sexually transmitted infections
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