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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

June 15, 2017 | IOL (South Africa)

9 things you need to know about the monthly HIV vaginal ring

As Durban hosts the 8th SA AIDS Conference, some organizations such as the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) are working tirelessly to expand women's options when it comes to... More »

June 14, 2017 | SABC Digital News

Vaginal Ring to prevent HIV infection announced

Another tool for women to prevent HIV infection has been announced at the 8th National Aids conference currently under way in Durban. More »

June 08, 2017 | i24News (Israel)

"Daily Dose" Interviews IPM's Zeda Rosenberg

The International Partnership for Microbicides have created a ring than women could insert vaginally around the time of sex to prevent HIV. More »

August 09, 2016

Visceral Podcast Episode 08- Women Now2016

IPM's Dr. Annalene Nel discusses new technologies for women’s HIV prevention. A self-confessed women’s activist, Dr. Nel offers personal advice to young women interested in clinical research in HIV... More »

July 18, 2016 | MSN

Can The Dapivirine Ring Protect Women From HIV?

The monthly dapivirine ring reduced risk of acquiring HIV among women who used it consistently. More »