Navigation Links
Next steps for Tenofovir gel: CONRAD and TIA sign license agreement
Date:6/14/2011

Arlington, VA, USA and Pretoria, South Africa -- CONRAD and the South African Government's Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) today announced a license agreement that grants TIA the rights to manufacture and distribute Tenofovir1% gel in Africa. TIA will in turn set up a joint venture for the manufacturing and distribution of the gel in South Africa and other licensed territory, which includes the African continent. The gel will be registered, manufactured and distributed by ProPreven, a joint venture involving TIA, Cipla Medpro and iThemba Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Henry Gabelnick, Executive Director of CONRAD stated, "Although confirmatory results are necessary to secure regulatory approval, this license agreement creates a process to move approval and access forward. It's important to prepare for success in order to get this prevention tool to women who need it the most, as soon as possible."

Women who used Tenofovir 1% gel in a South African study called CAPRISA 004 had 39% fewer HIV infections and 51% fewer genital herpes infections compared to women who used a placebo gel. These results provided the first evidence that an antiretroviral drug delivered in a gel form can reduce sexually transmitted infections of HIV and herpes in women. Gilead Sciences licensed the drug royalty-free to CONRAD, who manufactured and supplied the gel for the trial.

"TIA has agreed to help facilitate the manufacture of this product so that it will be affordable and accessible to women, not only in South Africa, but the entire continent of Africa. While we have an enormous amount of work to accomplish before the product is available, we are creating a

mechanism to expedite the process to the market," said Pontsho Maruping, Group Executive: Sectors at TIA. "We hope this can be accomplished in the next three years," Ms. Maruping added.

CONRAD is spearheading regulatory work toward registration in the U.S., South Africa and Europe.
'/>"/>

Contact: Annette Larkin
alarkin@conrad.org
703-772-6427
CONRAD
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New Lumension Webcast Highlights Key Steps to Prepare Healthcare Firms and Business Associates to Comply with New HITECH Act
2. UAB-led study shows simple steps could reduce stillbirths by up to 1 million
3. KID HEALTHY-Steps to Healthy Living Kicks Off 2010 Campaign to Make Southern California Kids and Families Healthier
4. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Recommends Cancer Patients Take Precautionary Steps Before Undergoing Radiation Therapy
5. Consumers over age 50 should consider steps to cut copper and iron intake
6. B. Eliot Cole, MD, Steps Down as Executive VP at Aventine Healthsciences and Executive Director of American Society of Pain Educators
7. Strep steps up in urinary tract infections
8. Attain Fertility Offers 3 Steps to Protect Emotional Well-being While Trying to Get Pregnant
9. More Steps a Day Lead to Better Health
10. Khannna Institute to offer Crystalens in Quarter Diopter Steps
11. Five Essential Steps to Choosing Toning Footwear
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/20/2014)... (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Villa del ... resort did not experience any damage in relation to ... and activities available. , Hurricane Odile struck Cabo San ... wind, rain and powerful surf conditions. Located on the ... Islands of Loreto experienced some heavy rain, but no ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... September 21, 2014 Increases in ... to greater waste treatment volumes. However, government regulations ... waste from landfill. According to IBISWorld industry analyst ... implemented strategies aimed at reducing the volume of ... recycled and recovered.” Still, a large proportion of ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... 2014 Ticket Down is a ... This popular ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation ... 2015 schedule of tours is beginning to fill up. Many ... plans to hit the road, including 21-year-old pop superstar, Ariana ... “Honeymoon Tour,” which will take her to 25 cities across ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Ticket Down is a reputable ... This popular ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo ... that next step in the entertainment business. The 21-year-old from ... music and entertainment business, but is closing in on “Pop ... 1 album, will hit the road next year on the ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 On ... receive a $250,000 pediatric cancer research grant from Hyundai ... Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital located on 11234 Anderson ... work of Dr. Kimberley Payne, Associate Professor at Loma ... work focuses on leukemia in children. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto Fully Functioning After Hurricane 2Health News:Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto Fully Functioning After Hurricane 3Health News:Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 2Health News:Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 3Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in Phoenix, Los Angeles, Anaheim, San Jose, Seattle, and Vancouver Go on Sale Today 2Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in Phoenix, Los Angeles, Anaheim, San Jose, Seattle, and Vancouver Go on Sale Today 3Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in Chicago/Rosemont, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Saint Paul, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Oklahoma City Go On Sale Today 2Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in Chicago/Rosemont, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Saint Paul, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Oklahoma City Go On Sale Today 3Health News:Loma Linda University Medical Center Receives $250,000 Research Grant From Hyundai Hope On Wheels In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2Health News:Loma Linda University Medical Center Receives $250,000 Research Grant From Hyundai Hope On Wheels In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 3
... Even when treated with hormone therapy to suppress ... their prostate cancer worsening, researchers at Duke University Medical ... American Urological Association annual meeting Sunday (May 15, 2011), ... has generated research interest in recent years as the ...
... May 14 (HealthDay News) -- There appears to be a ... exposed to the herbicide in Vietnam, a new study suggests. ... La. examined the records of 297 patients diagnosed with kidney ... 39 to 63 when they were diagnosed, said they had ...
... Continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, can increase ... of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), even if their symptoms ... in Europe. Patients enrolled in the study reported an ... CPAP treatment. The study will be presented at ...
... airway pressure (CPAP) effectively decreases the risk of cardiovascular ... apnea (OSA), according to a study conducted by researchers ... to assess the impact of OSA and the effectiveness ... The findings will be presented at the ATS ...
... Hospital patients with pneumonia may be at risk ... no warning signs, according to research from the University ... American Heart Association,s Get with the Guidelines project. ... the American Thoracic Society,s 2011 International Conference in Denver. ...
... News) -- A program to boost heart health in students at ... expanded to about 20 middle schools in the state, researchers say. ... to: Eat more fruits and vegetables , Eat ... 150 minutes of physical activity a week , Spend less time ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Obesity linked to higher risk of prostate cancer progression 2Health News:Agent Orange Linked to Kidney Cancer: Study 2Health News:CPAP improves daytime sleepiness even in patients with low levels of symptoms 2Health News:CPAP decreases cardiovascular mortality in elderly patients 2Health News:CPAP decreases cardiovascular mortality in elderly patients 3Health News:Pneumonia patients at risk for in-hospital cardiac arrest 2Health News:Teaching Kids to Make Healthier Choices May Pay Off 2
(Date:9/20/2014)... 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC Canada, ... of its Mylan-Nitro Spray 0.4 mg/metered dose due to the ... pump component. A missing "dip tube" could ... the patient. This defect may lead patients to believe they ... to access it. Not receiving nitroglycerin could place them at ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 Medical science ... relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs) who can ... Despite the critical nature of the MSL function, ... including altering the landscape for creating and maintaining ... to research, the oversight responsibility for the MSL ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... NEW YORK , Sept. 19, 2014 ... claims against the board of directors of PDL BioPharma, ... ) concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary ... On September 16, 2014, the Company disclosed: ... its independent registered accounting firm, Ernst & Young LLP ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Advisory - Mylan Pharmaceuticals recalling nitroglycerin spray due to defective pump 2Role of Medical Science Liaisons Shifting in Healthcare Industry 2Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of PDL BioPharma, Inc. 2
... Ill. , July 22 Sysmex America, Inc., ... information systems, today announced a partnership agreement with Medica Corporation ... to laboratories in North America , Mexico , ... Columbia . Sysmex America will be responsible for instrument ...
... Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. (NYSE Amex: ... capsules. This product was recently approved by the ... Pharma,s Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA). These tamsulosin ... 0.4 mg from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Tamsulosin ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sysmex America and Medica Corporation Announce Distribution Partnership 2Sysmex America and Medica Corporation Announce Distribution Partnership 3Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Markets Generic Flomax® 2
Silver Aluminum finish, full view tempered bent glass sides and door 2 sliding glass doors with push bottom lock and 4 adjustable shelves. Pearwood MDF roof and base. Roof with 3 50 watt recessed hal...
Two sided, 72 frame, acrylic eyewear tower with side mirrors and sign holder on top. Breaks down for easy shipping....
1 Frame clear base post with transparent Eyevee 2.0 Clip....
Omni labs carries an extensive line of frames, lenses, soft contacts, RGP lenses, and many other products and services. It supports Zeiss, American optical, Sola, Rodenstock, Zylowear, Eyewear design...
Medicine Products: