Online Media Kit


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 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 »

April 10, 2018 | Healio/Infectious Disease News

Developments highlight National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

A monthly vaginal ring containing the antiretroviral dapivirine has demonstrated efficacy in girls younger than 18 years, according to phase 2a study results presented at the IAS Conference on HIV... More »

April 04, 2018 | RESET blog (Germany)

Empowerment for women: A vaginal ring against HIV (translated)

A vaginal ring developed by IPM could offer women the opportunity to protect themselves from Aids infections discretely and without side effects. More »

March 28, 2018 | The Times (Malawi)

Advanced HIV studies strangle virus’ future

A look at current HIV prevention research in Malawi. More »