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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Media Highlights

May 08, 2017 | New Vision (Uganda)

Study on HIV, pregnancy preventing vaginal ring launched

Over a three-month period, the ring slowly and concurrently releases two drugs -- Dapivirine, an antiretroviral that prevents HIV and levonorgestrel, a contraceptive hormone. More »

May 04, 2017 | Humanosphere

Study of new vaginal ring intended to stop both HIV and pregnancy

The nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) announced on Wednesday the launch of a clinical trial aimed at determining the safety and pharmokinetics (metabolism, absorption) of a... More »

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 »

April 17, 2017 | The Development Set

Can This Ring Protect Women from HIV?

It’s not perfect, but if used regularly, it could reduce infection rates. The challenge is to convince African women it’s worth the risk. More »

February 13, 2017 | Nyasa Times (Malawi)

Vaginal ring dapivirine gets positive feedback in Malawi: New HIV prevention measure

A new HIV prevention measure, Dapivirine Ring, has the ability to protect users from contracting the virus and has proved to be super-effective. More »