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Unformatted text preview: However, in their society, men make all the decision. In order to stop the spread of HIV, microbicides can be a solution. Women can use it like a condom, and this can stop HIV. If they want to be pregnant, there are microbicides that allow them to get pregnant without the spread of HIV. But only 2% of the budget towards AIDS prevention goes to research on microbicides and they need more money to develop microbicides to bring it to the market. I agree that more money should be contributed towards research in microbicide development because this new vaginal gel is not out in the market yet. Women should be given the power and option to regulate during sex with or without their partners consensus. I also agree that more people should be educated about microbicides because not much people are aware of this effective product. This product can have a major impact in the society if it comes out to the market....
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2008 for the course INTEG BIO DECAL taught by Professor Forgot during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '08