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AVAC’s latest Px Pulse podcast episode, Pregnant and Lactating People in HIV Research: What you need to know, will be released on Monday, November 6. Featuring Dr. Anne Drapkin Lyerly of UNC Center for Bioethics and PHASES Project, Dr. Ashley Lima of USAID Office of HIV/AIDS Research Division, and Dr. Takunda Sola of Zimbabwe MoH AIDS/TB Unit. The episode also features testimony from a trial participant in the HPTN 084 trial in Zimbabwe.

This Px Pulse episode explains why pregnant or lactating people (PLP) have been historically excluded from HIV research and shares expert perspective on what’s needed for the pendulum to shift to the direction of inclusion.