Online Media Kit

Welcome to IPM's Online Media Kit, home to quick links that connect journalists and others to our press statements, key multimedia resources for background information on microbicides and IPM's work, and media highlights. Also learn how to contact experts in the field.

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Featured Media Highlights


March 06, 2018 | POZ

Vaginal Ring Appears to Cut Women's HIV Rate in Half in New Study

The open-label follow-up to a previous placebo-controlled study of an HIV-preventing ring is seeing high use among women. 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 »


May 04, 2017 | Economist (UK)

How to protect women against both HIV and pregnancy

A newly-developed vaginal ring releases small doses of drugs over a three-month period More »


February 26, 2016 | The New York Times editorial

Helping Women in Africa Avoid H.I.V.

Now, women in the developing world have new hope. The results of two major studies in Africa that were released Monday show that a new device could help protect women against H.I.V. More »

Media Highlights

May 25, 2018 | USAID on Medium

15 Years of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

USAID Administrator Mark Green on key steps PEPFAR has taken toward an AIDS-free world, including investments in microbicides research. More »

May 25, 2018 | Positively Aware

Vaginal ring shown effective

The interim HOPE results provide a promising picture of what could be another HIV prevention option, particularly for vulnerable women who may not have access to other prevention methods. More »

May 18, 2018 | Janssen Global blog

Twenty Years of Progress in Search for an HIV Vaccine

New vaccine studies are underway, as well as research into other promising scientific avenues like the dapivirine ring. More »

May 14, 2018 | Knowledge for Health blog

Vaginal Rings: The Future is Now

Rings are a product under a woman’s own control, and new rings in development could offer long-acting HIV prevention or multipurpose prevention. More »

April 19, 2018 | Initiative for MPTs blog

If you like it, put a ring in it! The intravaginal ring that may soon be a life changer in the sexual and reproductive health arena

Future rings will also include protection from unintended pregnancies and other STIs, too. And when that ring is available, I am putting it in! Because I like my vagina, and I want to stay healthy. More »