Online Media Kit


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 »


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 »

Media Highlights

September 10, 2020 | TheBodyPro

This Week in HIV Research: Where the Rubber Meets the Ring

As our global HIV prevention quiver fills with ever more arrows, it’s important to understand how and whether these weapons complement one another. Thus the need for valuable research like the... More »

September 07, 2020 | The Observer (Zimbabwe)

Power To Ring Fence HIV Out …Dapivirine Ring, The Must Have Tool Kit For Women

Good news on HIV prevention for females is on the horizon.  More »

September 05, 2020 | EPD via Evangelisch (Germany)

Experte: Vaginalring bringt HIV-Schutz von Frauen entscheidend voran

According to development policy expert Andreas Hübers, approval of the vaginal ring for HIV prevention can close an important gap in protecting women.  More »

September 02, 2020 | RTI International

The Beauty of Choice

The EMA's positive opinion places the dapivirine ring on the path toward regulatory approval, so that globally, women who need protection from HIV have more options. But mostly, this decision is... More »

August 31, 2020 | Mpasho News (Kenya)

All about the new magical ring that will help women prevent HIV infections

The Kenya News Agency provides an overview of regulatory progress with the dapivirine ring and completed and ongoing studies. More »