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 26, 2016 | Healthline

Vaginal Ring is the Latest Tool to Prevent HIV in Women

The latest tool for preventing HIV in women will be familiar to anyone who has used a NuvaRing for contraception, or an estrogen-replacement ring to treat symptoms of menopause. More »

July 25, 2016 | Daily Nation (Kenya)

Scientists devise tool to help fend off women prevent HIV infection

The study enrolled 4,588 women aged between 15 to 45 in four African countries: Malawi, Uganda, South Africa and Zimbabwe, where HIV rates for women continue to be among the highest globally. More »

July 25, 2016 | The Herald (Zimbabwe)

'Ring' reduces HIV infection by 75pc: Study

New data from a study done to ascertain the effectiveness of a vaginal ring in preventing HIV infection in women has resulted positively. More »

July 23, 2016 | The Guardian (Nigeria)

A new vaginal ring to prevent HIV

Despite the advances in treatment and biomedical intervention, HIV continues to spread at alarming rates among women in sub- Saharan Africa where who account for nearly 6 out of 10 adults infected.... More »

July 23, 2016 | NPR Goats and Soda

The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control

A dapivirine vaginal ring can prevent HIV in women. More »