Online Media Kit


July 14, 2021 | HealthTimes (Zimbabwe)

#BREAKING: Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Approved For Use In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe becomes one of the first countries in Africa and the region to have approved use of the Dapivirine Ring, a flexible silicone ring that a woman can insert in the vaginafor monthly protection... 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 »


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 »

Media Highlights

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 »

December 06, 2020 | The Sunday News (Zimbabwe)

HIV reprieve for women

The World Health Organization issued prequalification for the dapivirine ring, a monthly ring that reduces women's HIV risk. The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) is going to review the... More »

December 04, 2020 | Verywell Health

WHO Prequalifies Vaginal Ring to Prevent HIV

A vaginal ring to prevent HIV has received prequalification from the World Health Organization, putting it one step closer to being an HIV prevention option for women. More »

December 01, 2020 | Johnson & Johnson on LinkedIn

Marking World AIDS Day During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Paul Stoffels highlights progress made by Johnson & Johnson's partners in HIV/AIDS, including the WHO prequalification of the dapivirine ring. More »

December 01, 2020 | Die Zeit (Germany)

Der Ring, der Frauen schützen soll

A look at the role the dapivirine ring could play in helping women to reduce their HIV risk. More »