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

July 30, 2020 | HIV Hour (UK)

HIV Hour podcast 30th July 2020

On the Show - The new Vaginal Ring to reduce the risk of HIV in Africa. More »

July 29, 2020 | SAfm’s “The Talking Point” (South Africa)

Health Talk: Vaginal ring

 The vaginal ring is the first long-acting HIV prevention product and is designed to help address women's need for new methods given the persistently high rates of HIV they face, especially in sub-... More »

July 26, 2020 | SABC News (South Africa)

Dapivirine vaginal ring becoming a new HIV prevention method for women: Prof. Linda Gail Bekker

A vaginal ring has moved one step closer to becoming a new HIV prevention method for women in sub-Saharan Africa. 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 »

March 06, 2020 | AIDS-Free World

Stephen Lewis Week in Review 254: International Women’s Day, The Future for Girls

Stephen Lewis discusses the International Women’s Day 2020 news, including a UNICEF and UN Women report and IPM's message. More »