Press Releases & Statements

November 30, 2020

IPM’s Dapivirine Ring for Women’s HIV Prevention Receives WHO Prequalification

WHO prequalification brings the dapivirine vaginal ring another step closer to introduction, pending country approvalsConfirms that this new HIV prevention method meets global standards for quality,... More »

November 09, 2020

IPM Welcomes Exciting Results on Injectable HIV Prevention Option for Women

November 9, 2020—IPM welcomes today’s news that an injection of the antiretroviral drug cabotegravir administered every two months was found to be well-tolerated and highly effective in reducing... More »

July 24, 2020

In Milestone for Women’s HIV Prevention, European Medicines Agency Adopts Positive Opinion on Monthly Vaginal Ring to Reduce HIV Risk

IPM’s Dapivirine Ring Could Give Women in Sub-Saharan Africa First Long-Acting HIV Prevention Option; Opinion Paves Way for WHO and National Regulatory Reviews SILVER SPRING, Md. (July 24, 2020)—The... More »

June 05, 2020

IPM Statement: In Solidarity and Against Injustice

June 5, 2020—Over the past few months, we have found our lives disrupted by the novel coronavirus. Now we are confronting a much older and more insidious horror as we grapple with the deaths of... More »

June 13, 2019

Final Results of Open-label Study of IPM’s Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Show Increased Use and Suggest Lower Infection Rates Compared to Earlier Phase III Study

Durban (13 June 2019)—Final data from an open-label extension study of the monthly dapivirine ring show increased product use compared to a previous Phase III study. In addition, modeling data... More »