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

December 01, 2020 | Johnson & Johnson on LinkedIn

Marking World AIDS Day During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Paul Stoffels highlights progress made by Johnson & Johnson's partners in HIV/AIDS, including the WHO prequalification of the dapivirine ring. More »

December 01, 2020 | Die Zeit (Germany)

Der Ring, der Frauen schützen soll

A look at the role the dapivirine ring could play in helping women to reduce their HIV risk. More »

December 01, 2020 | Times LIVE (South Africa)

WHO backing boosts new vaginal ring that protects against HIV

WHO prequalification for the dapivirine ring will help guide national and global procurement decisions, pending each country's regulatory approvals. More »

November 30, 2020 | Gates Foundation blog

How investments in HIV prevention could help build a healthier future for women

This op-ed discusses the promise of long-acting HIV prevention products for women and the need for investment and collaboration to develop and make multiple options available. 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 »