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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

August 31, 2020 | Microbicide Trials Network

Researchers begin safety study of dapivirine ring and oral PrEP in breastfeeding women

The B-PROTECTED study will assess the safety of the monthly dapivirine ring and daily oral PrEP among women who are breastfeeding, as well as their babies, in Malawi, South Africa, Uganda and... More »

August 28, 2020 | HIV i-Base (UK)

EMA supports use of dapivirine vaginal ring to prevent HIV in high-incidence countries

On 24 July 2020, the EMA adopted a positive opinion for the safety and efficacy of a dapivirine vaginal ring to be used to protect against HIV. More »

August 27, 2020 | HealthTimes (Zimbabwe)

Dapirivirine Ring Not Substitute For Other HIV Prevention Methods- Dr Mgodi

If approved, the dapivirine ring would expand women's HIV prevention options with a woman-controlled, long-acting tool. More »

August 24, 2020 | Seronet (France)

Anneau vaginal à la dapivirine

The European Medicines Agency issued a positive opinion for the dapivirine ring on Friday, July 24, for countries outside the EU. More »

August 23, 2020 | Die PTA in Der Apotheke (Germany)

Vaginalring reduziert Infektionsrate mit HIV um 35 Prozent

A vaginal ring containing dapivirine received a positive recommendation from the European Medicines Agency. More »