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 STORY

March 06, 2018 | POZ

Vaginal Ring Appears to Cut Women's HIV Rate in Half in New Study

The open-label follow-up to a previous placebo-controlled study of an HIV-preventing ring is seeing high use among women. More »

FEATURED STORY

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 »

FEATURED STORY

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 »

FEATURED STORY

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 23, 2019 | POZ

Vaginal Ring Shows Promise as HIV Prevention Tool Women Will Use

The monthly vaginal ring appeared to lower the risk of HIV by about 39% overall in a recent study. More »

July 19, 2019 | Bhekisisa (South Africa)

What if protecting yourself from HIV was as easy as using a tampon?

A vaginal ring inserted monthly could reduce women’s risk of contracting HIV by 63%, according to a recent study.  More »

June 21, 2019 | Avert

Vaginal ring can substantially impact HIV prevention, reveals mathematical model

A mathematical modelling study suggests that the dapivirine vaginal ring could substantially reduce HIV infections among South African women and be an affordable intervention depending on roll-out... More »

June 20, 2019 | Chemical Watch

Commission adopts REACH authorisation decisions

The European Commission announced REACH authorization decisions on several substances, including dapivirine. More »

May 01, 2019 | IAVI's VOICES

Making the Case for More Meaningful Engagement with Communities at the HIVR4P Conferences

Shakira Namwanje on her experience at the 2018 HIV Research for Prevention conference, including a satellite session on next steps for the dapivirine ring. More »

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