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

July 25, 2017 | BBC News (UK)

HIV-prevention ring trial a success among US teens

Vaginal ring frees women from relying on men to wear condoms and allows them to protect themselves confidentially. More »

July 19, 2017 | Johnson & Johnson

4 Amazing Men and Women at the Forefront of HIV Work

As the International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science kicks off in Paris on July 23, we’re spotlighting researchers who've dedicated their life's work to tackling the epidemic in groundbreaking... More »

July 17, 2017 | Sunday Times (South Africa)

Run rings around HIV

A ring containing the antiretroviral drug dapivirine could reduce the chances of women contracting HIV. More »

July 11, 2017 | USAID Office of HIV and AIDS

‘But what if it falls out?’ Using Human-Centered Design to Answer Questions about the Dapivirine Ring

Why? To see how human-centered design, or HCD, can encourage uptake and effective use of the dapivirine ring (link is external) – the first long-acting, woman-controlled method for reducing the risk... More »

June 21, 2017 | The Witness/News24 (South Africa)

Hundreds more join anti-Aids ‘Dream’

With South Africa’s 8th Aids conference in full swing at the Durban ICC, a new study on the dapivirine vaginal ring has been announced. More »