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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Featured Media Highlights


December 19, 2017 | BBC World Hacks

The Ring That Could Help Save Women's Lives (AUDIO)

A new form of protection being tested in Malawi could be a real game-changer. World Hacks meets the women pioneering this approach and taking control of their own protection. More »


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

December 21, 2017 | POZ

Human Trial of 3-Month HIV-Preventing Vaginal Ring Begins

Researchers have launched an early human trial of an HIV-preventing vaginal ring that requires replacement every three months. More »

December 13, 2017 | Healio / Infectious Disease News

3-month vaginal ring for HIV prevention enters clinical trial

IPM announced the launch of a phase 1 clinical trial that will evaluate a vaginal ring that slowly releases the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor dapivirine over 3 months to prevent HIV... More »

December 08, 2017 | POZ

Do HIV-Preventing Microbicides Have a Future in the Age of PrEP?

Global research into new HIV prevention products stands at a crucial crossroads, and the future of topical microbicides may hang in the balance. More »

December 07, 2017 | Fyens Stiftstidene (Denmark)

The fight against HIV. Women should be able to decide over their own body. (translated)

An op-ed by Ulla Tørnæs, Dansh Minister for Development Cooperation, and Claus Kvist Hansen, Development Rapporteur, on why the Danish government is supporting IPM to advance microbicides for women. More »

December 01, 2017 | FSG blog

The Dapivirine Ring: The Next Frontier in HIV Prevention

We need to move quickly and effectively to ensure access to this new, incredible innovation. More »