Online Media Kit


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

August 28, 2020 | HIV i-Base (UK)

EMA supports use of dapivirine vaginal ring to prevent HIV in high-incidence countries

On 24 July 2020, the EMA adopted a positive opinion for the safety and efficacy of a dapivirine vaginal ring to be used to protect against HIV. More »

August 27, 2020 | HealthTimes (Zimbabwe)

Dapirivirine Ring Not Substitute For Other HIV Prevention Methods- Dr Mgodi

If approved, the dapivirine ring would expand women's HIV prevention options with a woman-controlled, long-acting tool. More »

August 24, 2020 | Seronet (France)

Anneau vaginal à la dapivirine

The European Medicines Agency issued a positive opinion for the dapivirine ring on Friday, July 24, for countries outside the EU. More »

August 23, 2020 | Die PTA in Der Apotheke (Germany)

Vaginalring reduziert Infektionsrate mit HIV um 35 Prozent

A vaginal ring containing dapivirine received a positive recommendation from the European Medicines Agency. More »

August 22, 2020 | The Independent (Uganda)

Uganda listed among first countries to benefit from vaginal ring rollout

Uganda is among the first countries that will benefit from the roll out of the vaginal ring used in prevention against HIV. More »