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International Rectal Microbicide Advocates (IRMA) Does Delhi

July 2008

As chair of IRMA, you may say I have a certain booty bias in my perceptions -- and I won't argue. But let me say, I think our burgeoning advocacy network really took the Microbicides 2008 conference in New Delhi this past February by storm.

It all started with the utterance of the melodious words -- "rectal microbicides" -- in the opening remarks given by Dr. Anbamani Ramadoss, India's Minister of Health and Family Welfare. Sure, just a mention, but so significant ... and such a huge statement on how far the rectal microbicide field has come, from laughable and obscure to, as rectal guru Dr. Ian McGowan likes to say, "almost embarrassing respectability." I was absolutely thrilled to be embarrassed.

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Comment by: Sero (Spain) Thu., Oct. 16, 2008 at 7:06 pm EDT
Hi, nice work what you are doing here, guys. It is a real light for us. Thanks for being there.
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