Online Media Kit


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 »


July 25, 2020 | SABC News (South Africa)

HIV Vaginal Ring

A vaginal ring has moved one step closer to becoming a new HIV prevention method for women in sub-Saharan Africa.  More »


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 »


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

July 31, 2020 | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) (Germany)

Ein Ring, sie alle zu schützen

The importance of such protection is particularly evident when looking at the corona pandemic. More »

July 31, 2020 | Avert (UK)

‘Significant step’ for HIV prevention as vaginal ring gets green light from the European Medicines Agency

IPM will now seek regulatory approval for the ring from the World Health Organization and in countries where the need is greatest. There will be a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa. More »

July 30, 2020 | The Zimbabwe Daily

Vagina rings to curb HIV, the new normal

With more than 40 million people living with HIV worldwide, the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) has come up with an ingenious way of curbing the spread of HIV. More »

July 30, 2020 | Pharmaceutical Technology

CHMP Adopts Positive Opinion for Dapivirine Vaginal Ring

The vaginal ring is intended for use in women in non-EU countries where HIV disease burden is high, and where oral PrEP is not used, cannot be used, or is not available.  More »

July 30, 2020 | Healthwire

Vaginal Ring To Reduce The Risk Of HIV Infection For Women In Non-EU Countries

The Dapivirine Vaginal Ring is an option for the prevention of HIV infection that women can control and use discreetly in case they cannot use or do not have access to oral PrEP. More »