Online Media Kit


July 14, 2021 | HealthTimes (Zimbabwe)

#BREAKING: Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Approved For Use In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe becomes one of the first countries in Africa and the region to have approved use of the Dapivirine Ring, a flexible silicone ring that a woman can insert in the vaginafor monthly protection... 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 »


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 »

Media Highlights

August 21, 2020 | Science Africa (Kenya)

Vaginal Ring to Reduce HIV Risk

The monthly dapivirine vaginal ring would provide women with the first discreet, long-acting HIV prevention option. More »

August 19, 2020 | Making Waves

Let’s talk about the dapivirine vaginal ring

The positive opinion on the dapivirine ring is a big step forward in expanding prevention methods available for cisgender women. More »

August 18, 2020 | TheBodyPro

A Vaginal Ring to Prevent HIV Was Given a Positive Opinion by a European Drug Regulator. Here’s What You Need to Know About It.

TheBodyPro interviewed IPM's Zeda Rosenberg and AVAC's Manju Chatani about the dapivirine ring and the next steps needed to get it into the hands of women. More »

August 12, 2020 | A&U Magazine

Positive Opinion on Monthly Vaginal Ring to Reduce HIV Risk

The positive scientific opinion from EMA is the first step in seeking approvals for the ring in the countries where it is most needed, especially sub-Saharan Africa. More »

August 07, 2020 | Kwayedza (Zimbabwe)

‘Ring’ rinodzivirira HIV

IPM announced the EMA's positive opinion for the monthly dapivirine ring. More »