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

January 10, 2018 | AVAC's Px Pulse

2018 and HIV Prevention: AVAC's Take

AVAC highlights HIV prevention research and milestones to look forward to in 2018, including the next steps for IPM's dapivirine ring. More »

December 19, 2017 | BBC World Hacks

The Ring That Could Help Save Women's Lives (AUDIO)

A new form of protection being tested in Malawi could be a real game-changer. World Hacks meets the women pioneering this approach and taking control of their own protection. More »

November 30, 2017 | BBC World Hacks

The secret ring helping women protect themselves from HIV (VIDEO)

In Malawi, a ring inserted in the vagina is helping women defend themselves against the spread of HIV. More »

July 30, 2017 | Radio Today / BBC World Service (South Africa)

Radio Today, July 30

Radio Today overviews IPM's dapivirine ring as a potential women's HIV prevention tool and recent results showing safety in adolescent girls. More »

July 27, 2017 | VOA News

Africa News Tonight, July 27

VOA News interviewed Zeda Rosenberg, IPM's founder and CEO, about research presented on IPM's dapivirine ring at IAS 2017 and the next steps for the product. More »