Online Media Kit

Welcome to IPM's Online Media Kit, home to quick links that connect journalists and others to our press statements, key multimedia resources for background information on microbicides and IPM's work, and media highlights. Also learn how to contact experts in the field.

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May 04, 2017 | Economist (UK)

How to protect women against both HIV and pregnancy

A newly-developed vaginal ring releases small doses of drugs over a three-month period More »


August 04, 2016 | Forbes

A Wearable HIV 'Trap' Is Helping Women In Africa Guard Against Infection

The struggle to stem the global HIV/AIDS pandemic may soon see relief from an innovative health product that's shown early success with one group whose infection rates are among the most devastating... More »


February 26, 2016 | The New York Times editorial

Helping Women in Africa Avoid H.I.V.

Now, women in the developing world have new hope. The results of two major studies in Africa that were released Monday show that a new device could help protect women against H.I.V. More »

Media Highlights

August 03, 2017 | The Body PRO

Dapivirine Study Reveals Best Path Forward for Future HIV Microbicide Research

In a major finding, HIV microbicide researchers have found new and encouraging evidence that the antiretroviral drug dapivirine, a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), is not... More »

August 01, 2017 | HIV Plus Magazine

HIV Prevention Vaginal Ring Proven Safe For Teen Girls

Results were reported at the Ninth IAS Conference on HIV Science in Paris this week.  More »

August 01, 2017 | Medscape

Topical Dapivirine Effective, Even in Women With Vaginosis

Dapivirine does not seem to be affected by microbes associated with bacterial vaginosis, new research shows, suggesting that the dapivirine ring could be a viable option for HIV prevention in women. More »

August 01, 2017 | AHC Media

Dual-purpose Vaginal Ring Moves to Clinical Trial

The push to increase women’s ability to protect themselves from simultaneous sexual and reproductive health risks, including unintended pregnancy, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections,... More »

July 26, 2017 | POZ

Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention Shows Promise in U.S. Adolescents

A recent study found that the antiretroviral-containing ring was safe and that the girls in the trial used it well. More »