Online Media Kit


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 »


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 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

May 30, 2014 | Devex Impact

Institutions lean on creative financing, partnerships to further disease research

In a time when funding is harder to secure — especially for what are neglected diseases that disproportionately affect those in developing countries — the research institutions working on solutions... More »

May 15, 2014 | GlobalPost

Partnering to protect women from HIV

IPM's Zeda Rosenberg and Johnson & Johnson's Paul Stoffels on their public-private partnership to develop new HIV prevention technologies for women. More »

2014 | Global Health and Diplomacy

Partnering To Advance New HIV Prevention Tools For Women

The last decade has witnessed remarkable achievements against HiV/AiDS, with new infections down by one-third since 2001 and AiDS-related deaths falling by 30 percent since 2005. Yet this progress... More »

May 23, 2013 | Huffington Post Global Motherhood

Time to Bridge the Gap for Women’s Health

Nearly 20 years ago, the global community gathered at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo and declared — for the first time — that a woman’s right and ability... More »

May 07, 2013 | USAID's Impact blog

The Promise of MPTs: An Integrated Approach to Women’s Health

A lack of access to modern contraceptives in developing countries remains a major contributor to global maternal deaths. An estimated 222 million women worldwide want to delay or avoid pregnancy but... More »