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

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 »

January 09, 2017 | blog

Prevention Studies In 2016 Set the Stage for Progress

It is fitting that in the year that we marked the 35th anniversary of the first recognition of what would come to be known as HIV, we’ve taken major steps toward revolutionizing how we could prevent... More »

December 28, 2016 | Edge Media Network

Top HIV Innovations of 2016

In a new approach to HIV prevention, women modestly reduced their risk of infection by inserting a vaginal ring coated with an anti-AIDS drug once a month, according to two long-awaited studies from... More »

December 01, 2016 | Devex

At last, an HIV prevention tool women can control?

If the trials show both that women want to use the ring and that, when they do, it is effective, this intervention has the potential to transform the way the global health community fights the spread... More »