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 »

Multimedia Highlights

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 »

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 »