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

September 25, 2018 | The BodyPRO

Making Clinical Trials of PrEP More Inclusive of Women, No Matter Their Pregnancy Status

Three new HIV prevention trials seek to understand how PrEP and the dapivirine ring work, and whether they are safe, in pregnant and breastfeeding women. More »

September 18, 2018 | CHARISMA

CHARISMA:'To empower women to be safe while using the vaginal ring'

A photo story by the USAID-funded CHARISMA project about implementing the  intervention pilot in Johannesburg, South Africa. More »

August 18, | Malawi24

Women to be protected from HIV

Researchers discussed recent research on the dapivirine ring and hopes for its potential impact if it is approved. More »

August 13, 2018 | Johnson & Johnson News

7 Questions for Alex Gorsky About Johnson & Johnson's Groundbreaking Work in South Africa

Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky talks about the company's work in South Africa, including the dapivirine ring partnership. More »

June 08, 2018 | PSI Impact blog

Bringing Care to the Front Door

Innovative solutions including the dapivirine ring could shift control directly to health consumers’ hands for greater health outcomes. More »