The Initiative for MPTs (IMPT) is a global learning network that aims to advance multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) – an innovative class of products that deliver varied combinations of HIV prevention, other STI prevention, and contraception and will improve the lives of women and families worldwide.

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The NICHD released a new FOA to support the development of new/improved contraceptive methods, like non-hormonal MPTs with contraceptive and anti-infective properties.
An IMPT article was published in the European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care. It features an actionable strategy to guide current and future MPT development.
See our newly launched interactive MPT target population identification mapping tool to visualize the “hot spots” where MPTs for HIV prevention and contraception can have the greatest impact.
Read David Ehrlichman and David Sawyer’s piece profiling the IMPT as an example for how learning networks can advance health and social sectors in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Join the MPT development collaboration to serve the broad SRH needs of women. Find out how in this two-page brief.


Spread the word about the promise of MPTs.


We will go further together – join the movement for MPTs.


Your financial and in-kind support can help make MPTs a reality.