VIDEO: Microbicides — Developing New HIV Prevention Options for Women

November 2016


Products called microbicides offer women new hope against HIV, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, where women bear the burden of the epidemic.

A monthly vaginal ring that releases a drug for HIV prevention was recently shown to safely help reduce the risk of infection and could give women a novel way to protect themselves. Learn about the latest research and next steps for the dapivirine ring, developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides.

Also available in Luganda.


Length: approximately 6 minutes