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

November 29, 2018 | Johnson & Johnson News

"I Have HIV": This Researcher Is Fighting the Disease—and the Stigma Attached to It

Johnson & Johnson profiles IPM Scientific Advisory Board member Jens Van Roey. More »

November 01, 2018 | The Body PRO

Dapivirine Vaginal Ring for PrEP Does Not Lead to Drug Resistance

MTN research presented at R4P 2018 found that use of the dapivirine vaginal ring did not lead to resistance mutations in women participating in ASPIRE who seroconverted.  More »

October 31, 2018 | Aidsmap

Going local – prevention conference hears about rings, douches, and soluble suppositories

There is still interest in topical (local) alternatives to systemic (oral or injected) PrEP that will not cause viral resistance, may be relatively easy to develop in the short term, may be preferred... More »

October 27, 2018 | Citizen News Service (CNS)

We want the ring..

That seemed to be the resonating refrain of women at the HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P2018) held recently in Madrid, Spain. And no, they were not talking about the engagement ring.  More »

October 26, 2018 | HealthDay

Vaginal Ring That Targets Pregnancy, HIV Seems Safe: Study

An experimental vaginal ring meant to prevent pregnancy and HIV looks safe, according to an early stage study. The dual-purpose ring releases the antiretroviral drug dapivirine and the contraceptive... More »