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


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 »


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 »


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

November 09, 2017 | Rewire

Vital Microbicides May Soon Be Out of Reach

The first proven microbicide to prevent HIV may be ready for market by the end of the decade. That’s the good news. The bad news: Although there are numerous candidate microbicides in the research... More »

October 27, 2017 | Huffington Post Canada

Young Women Are Left Out Of HIV/AIDS Victories

An op-ed by Lebogang Motsumi, a member of IPM's Board of Directors, on why it's important for Canada to look at how it invests its foreign aid through a feminist viewpoint. More »

October 11, 2017 | LinkedIn Pulse

Empowering Young Women to Help Make HIV History

Jaak Peeters, the global head of Global Public Health at Johnson & Johnson, on why J&J engages in innovative partnerships with organizations like IPM to create discreet and accessible HIV... More »

October 09, 2017 | Global Health Council blog

Microbicides: Innovative solutions to help women stay HIV-free

No one product will end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Women urgently need new prevention options, particularly discreet methods they can use without partner involvement. More »

October 05, 2017 | HIV Plus Magazine

Innovative Vaginal Ring Is a New HIV Prevention Method for Women

The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) received an award from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the ongoing research of an HIV-prevention device... More »