Online Media Kit


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

August 31, 2020 | Mpasho News (Kenya)

All about the new magical ring that will help women prevent HIV infections

The Kenya News Agency provides an overview of regulatory progress with the dapivirine ring and completed and ongoing studies. More »

August 31, 2020 | Microbicide Trials Network

Researchers begin safety study of dapivirine ring and oral PrEP in breastfeeding women

The B-PROTECTED study will assess the safety of the monthly dapivirine ring and daily oral PrEP among women who are breastfeeding, as well as their babies, in Malawi, South Africa, Uganda and... More »

August 28, 2020 | HIV i-Base (UK)

EMA supports use of dapivirine vaginal ring to prevent HIV in high-incidence countries

On 24 July 2020, the EMA adopted a positive opinion for the safety and efficacy of a dapivirine vaginal ring to be used to protect against HIV. More »

August 27, 2020 | HealthTimes (Zimbabwe)

Dapirivirine Ring Not Substitute For Other HIV Prevention Methods- Dr Mgodi

If approved, the dapivirine ring would expand women's HIV prevention options with a woman-controlled, long-acting tool. More »

August 24, 2020 | Seronet (France)

Anneau vaginal à la dapivirine

The European Medicines Agency issued a positive opinion for the dapivirine ring on Friday, July 24, for countries outside the EU. More »