Everlyne holds BSc and Master’s Degrees in Medical Microbiology from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Her interests include HIV prevention, especially among women and adolescents; and research ethics. She currently serves as the Advocacy and Regulatory Affairs Coordinator at the Research Care and Training Program, Center for Microbiology Research KEMRI.
Yes! Yes! We soon may have a ring for our vaginas! I know what you are thinking; vaginal rings have been here since sliced bread. True, but what’s new about this one is that it will provide protection from HIV. Future rings will also include protection from unintended pregnancies and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), too. And when that ring is available, I am putting it in! Because I like my vagina, and I want to stay healthy.
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