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July 14, 2021 | HealthTimes (Zimbabwe)

#BREAKING: Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Approved For Use In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe becomes one of the first countries in Africa and the region to have approved use of the Dapivirine Ring, a flexible silicone ring that a woman can insert in the vaginafor monthly protection... More »


January 26, 2021 | World Health Organization

WHO recommends the dapivirine vaginal ring as a new choice for HIV prevention for women at substantial risk of HIV infection

WHO recommended that the dapivirine vaginal ring, a female-initiated option to reduce the risk of HIV infection, may be offered as an additional prevention choice for women at substantial HIV risk as... More »


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 »

Media Highlights

November 17, 2020 | Women's Voice (Zimbabwe)

Dapivirine Ring: A Game-Changer For Women In Zimbabwe

The dapivirine vaginal ring is a user-controlled, monthly HIV prevention method for women. More »

October 08, 2020 | YonecoFM (Malawi)

Dapivirine vaginal ring to be ready for use in 2021

According to Bamusi, the method is currently being assessed by international health bodies before it is approved for use among women in the country. More »

October 07, 2020 | Malawi24

International body approves vaginal ring

The dapivirine ring for HIV prevention received a positive opinion from the European Medicines Agency. More »

September 11, 2020 | Artsenkrant (Belgium)

Vaginale ring doordrenkt met dapivirine: vrouwen wachten al 30 jaar op nieuwe preventieve methode

The European Medicines Agency has issued favorable advice for a vaginal ring infused with dapivirine. More »

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 »