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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

September 11, 2020 | Artsenkrant (Belgium)

Vaginale ring doordrenkt met dapivirine: vrouwen wachten al 30 jaar op nieuwe preventieve methode

The European Medicines Agency has issued favorable advice for a vaginal ring infused with dapivirine. More »

September 10, 2020 | TheBodyPro

This Week in HIV Research: Where the Rubber Meets the Ring

As our global HIV prevention quiver fills with ever more arrows, it’s important to understand how and whether these weapons complement one another. Thus the need for valuable research like the... More »

September 07, 2020 | The Observer (Zimbabwe)

Power To Ring Fence HIV Out …Dapivirine Ring, The Must Have Tool Kit For Women

Good news on HIV prevention for females is on the horizon.  More »

September 05, 2020 | EPD via Evangelisch (Germany)

Experte: Vaginalring bringt HIV-Schutz von Frauen entscheidend voran

According to development policy expert Andreas Hübers, approval of the vaginal ring for HIV prevention can close an important gap in protecting women.  More »

September 02, 2020 | RTI International

The Beauty of Choice

The EMA's positive opinion places the dapivirine ring on the path toward regulatory approval, so that globally, women who need protection from HIV have more options. But mostly, this decision is... More »