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Population Council

The Population Council generates ideas, produces evidence, and designs solutions to improve the lives of underserved populations around the world. We take a multidisciplinary, life-cycle approach to ensure sexual and reproductive health, rights, and choices; empower adolescents and young people to reach their full potential; achieve gender equality and equity; and pursue justice in the face of climate and environmental changes. The Population Council is the developer of the Griffithsin (GRFT) fast-dissolving insert (FDI) that will be studied in MATRIX. The GRFT FDI is a discreet, portable, non-ARV, on-demand, user-controlled vaginal insert that aims to prevent HIV infection as well as HPV and HSV.

Key Contacts

Lisa Haddad, MD, MS, MPH
Natalia Teleshova, MD/PhD
Barbara Friedland, MPH
Narender Kumar, PhD
Pavimol Angsantikul, PhD
Daniel Loeven, MS
Susanna Grecky, BA
Brid Devlin, PhD
José Fernández-Romero, PhD
James Sailer, MPP

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