Online Media Kit


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 25, 2020 | SABC News (South Africa)

HIV Vaginal Ring

A vaginal ring has moved one step closer to becoming a new HIV prevention method for women in sub-Saharan Africa.  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 »

Media Highlights

July 29, 2020 | Radio VOP (Zimbabwe)

Dapivirine Ring-another HIV prevention tool for women

The prospects of women in Sub Saharan Africa accessing a long acting HIV prevention tool that gives them control over their sexual health, increased last Friday after an independent scientific agency... More »

July 29, 2020 | Medscape

EMA Backs Dapivirine Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention Outside of EU

The CHMP of the EMA has adopted a positive opinion on the dapivirine vaginal ring for the reduction of risk for HIV infection women in low- and middle-income countries outside the European Union. More »

July 29, 2020 | Apotheke Adhoc (Germany)

Dapivirin: HIV-Prävention für Frauen

The vaginal ring releases the antiretroviral agent dapivirine over 30 days and thus offers a discreet and long-term HIV prevention method.  More »

July 28, 2020 | The Pink Sheet

Dapivirine HIV Ring: A Gamechanger For African Women

The EU’s backing for the ring is being seen as a welcome addition to efforts to tackle the spread of HIV in lower resourced countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. More »

July 28, 2020 | ZTN News (Zimbabwe)

Dapivirine Ring Provides Safe Sex For Women

The ring is inserted into the vagina and lasts for 28 days, providing protection against HIV. However, it does not protect one from sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy. More »