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 »

Multimedia Highlights

October 21, 2020 | • Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Innovation in the Time of COVID-19: Developing and Scaling New Tools

IPM's Zeda Rosenberg participated in a panel on how private sector innovations in prevention, diagnostics, treatment and delivery are shaping the response and effort to end the HIV/AIDS, TB and... More »

September 30, 2020 | The Measure of Everyday Life

Women and the Future of Disease Prevention

Ariane van der Straten, a researcher on dapivirine ring studies, discusses women's perceptions of prevention technologies such as the monthly ring.  More »

September 17, 2020 | AVAC's Px Pulse

A Leap Forward For the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring, the Next Steps Are Critical

This podcast episode features five perspectives on the dapivirine ring, how it expands HIV prevention options for women, and the most important next steps to bring the ring to women who need it. More »

August 08, 2020 | SABC News (South Africa)

Inside My Purse and Partners celebrate the rights of women: Y-isha Raphael

Women's Month: Inside My Purse and partners held a virtual conference to commemorate and celebrate those who have fought, and those who continue to fight, for the rights of women.  More »

August 06, 2020 | eNews Channel Africa (South Africa)

EMA approves vaginal ring for HIV prevention

eNCA talked to IPM's Zeda Rosenberg about the EMA's positive opinion for the dapivirine ring. More »