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FEATURED STORY

January 26, 2021 | World Health Organization

WHO recommends the dapivirine vaginal ring as a new choice for HIV prevention for women at substantial risk of HIV infection

WHO recommended that the dapivirine vaginal ring, a female-initiated option to reduce the risk of HIV infection, may be offered as an additional prevention choice for women at substantial HIV risk as... More »

FEATURED STORY

November 30, 2020 | New York Times

Berry-Flavored H.I.V. Medication Is Ready for Babies

The World Health Organization approved the dapivirine ring, a vaginal insert that has proved effective in women who use it consistently. Finding prevention methods that women can use discreetly has... More »

FEATURED STORY

July 30, 2020 | Aidsmap (UK)

The vaginal ring against HIV: regulatory approval for a new prevention choice for women

The dapivirine ring is the first HIV prevention option specifically designed for women since the female condom was approved nearly 30 years ago. More »

FEATURED STORY

July 24, 2020 | Times LIVE (South Africa)

Vaginal ring gives women more options for HIV prevention

Access to a long-acting vaginal ring, which was tested in SA and showed promising results, is getting closer to reality after Europe’s regulatory body gave it the thumbs-up. More »

Media Highlights

January 28, 2021 | USAID Office of HIV/AIDS blog

The importance of choice: HIV prevention for women

New HIV prevention products for women whose development has been supported by USAID are on the horizon, including the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring. More »

January 27, 2021 | The Herald (Zimbabwe)

JUST IN: WHO gives thumbs up to dapivirine vaginal ring

In Zimbabwe, the news of the WHO recommendation for the dapivirine ring as an additional HIV prevention choice for women was a welcome development. More »

January 26, 2021 | World Health Organization

WHO recommends the dapivirine vaginal ring as a new choice for HIV prevention for women at substantial risk of HIV infection

WHO recommended that the dapivirine vaginal ring, a female-initiated option to reduce the risk of HIV infection, may be offered as an additional prevention choice for women at substantial HIV risk as... More »

December 22, 2020 | Positive News (UK)

What went right in 2020: the top 20 good news stories of the year

Breakthroughs in HIV/AIDS, including the EMA's positive opinion for the dapivirine ring, was selected as one of the top positive stories of 2020. More »

December 15, 2020 | The New Times (Rwanda)

Do microbicides offer new hope in Rwanda’s war on HIV/AIDS?

The dapivirine ring is an HIV prevention method designed specifically for women that recently received a positive opinion from the EMA and prequalification from the WHO. More »

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