Online Media Kit


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

August 06, 2019 | Healio

HOPE trial: Dapivirine vaginal ring reduces HIV risk by estimated 39%

 “The more options that are developed and used, the better chance we have to turn the tide on the global HIV epidemic,” Baeten said. More »

July 29, 2019 | HIV Plus Magazine

Vaginal Ring Brings New Hope For HIV Prevention in Women

The HOPE study shows high levels of adherence and effectiveness for a new kind of PrEP for women.  More »

July 27, 2019 | Aidsmap (UK)

Dapivirine vaginal ring effective and acceptable with longer use

The dapivirine ring was well tolerated and acceptable in the HOPE trial, which also estimated a reduction in HIV risk. More »

July 26, 2019 | ContagionLIVE

HOPE: Dapivirine Vaginal Ring a Promising HIV Prevention Modality

Final results of HOPE (HIV Open-label Prevention Extension [MTN-025]), a phase 3 open-label extension trial, show high uptake and lower-than-anticipated HIV-1 incidence among women in southern and... More »

July 25, 2019 | Deutsches Ärtzeblatt (Germany)

Vaginalring schützt einen Monat vor HIV-Infektion, subkutanes Implantat vielleicht sogar ein ganzes Jahr

Results from HOPE, an open-label study of the dapivirine ring, were recently announced. More »