Online Media Kit


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 »


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

July 27, 2020 | FDAnews

EMA Committee Recommends Dapivirine Vaginal Ring

Placed in the vagina, the silicone ring slowly releases the antiretroviral medicine dapivirine for 28 days. More »

July 27, 2020 | European Pharmaceutical Review

EMA recommends 11 new medicines for approval following July meeting

The CHMP adopted a positive opinion for Dapivirine Vaginal Ring (dapivirine), used to reduce the risk of infection with HIV-1. More »

July 27, 2020 | Daily Nation (Kenya)

Agency approves monthly vaginal ring as new HIV prevention method

A silicone vaginal ring containing antiretroviral drug dapivirine has received an agency's approval as a new HIV prevention method for women. More »

July 26, 2020 | The Sunday News (Zimbabwe)

Ring to reduce HIV by 45 percent

The dapivirine vaginal ring has been under study as an HIV preventative tool for 16 years and received a nod from the EMA. More »

July 26, 2020 | SABC News (South Africa)

Regulatory process for the roll-out of the antiretroviral ring needs to start in SA: Health Department

The National Health Department says it will start with the regulatory processes in preparation for the roll-out of the dapivirine vaginal ring in South Africa to prevent the transmission of HIV. More »