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

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 »

August 21, 2020 | Science Africa (Kenya)

Vaginal Ring to Reduce HIV Risk

The monthly dapivirine vaginal ring would provide women with the first discreet, long-acting HIV prevention option. More »