Online Media Kit


March 16, 2022 | Times LIVE (South Africa)

More HIV prevention options for SA women as vaginal ring approved

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) okayed the use of the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring by adult women. More »


February 26, 2022 | The East African (Kenya)

Young women prefer vaginal ring to daily oral pill for HIV prevention

Given a choice between two HIV prevention products, most adolescent girls and young women who had used both products while participating in the REACH study chose the monthly dapivirine ring. 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 »

Media Highlights

July 23, 2015 | Motherboard

The Search for a Women's Condom Alternative That Could Prevent HIV

It's the holy grail for scientists working in sexual health: a device that women can use discreetly to protect themselves from contracting HIV. More »

May 08, 2015 | Key Correspondents

Hope for women in the fight against HIV

Two studies involving women in South Africa, Malawi, Uganda and Zimbabwe are exploring the use of a vaginal ring that delivers antiretroviral drugs, to see if it can prevent transmission of HIV. More »

March 06, 2015 | Devex

Make HIV prevention happen for young women

On International Women's Day, IPM's Zeda Rosenberg and MTN's Sharon Hillier discuss how progress in the HIV/AIDS epidemic has not extended to women and girls. More »

October 30, 2014 | Devex

Keeping women healthy, alive and uninfected

Women in low- and middle-income countries still bear a disproportionate burden of HIV and AIDS, yet they lack practical tools they can use on their own without the involvement of a male partner. More »

July 01, 2014 | Scientific American

New Microbicides Prevent HIV Infection in Women

Doctors now consider HIV infection to be a chronic disease rather than a death sentence because of the success of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), which stop the infection's progression to AIDS. More »