Articles tagged with: Vaginal Ring

Apr19

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

Thursday, 19 April 2018 Written by // Everlyne Ombati Tags // Contraception, End-User, HIV, Reproductive Health, STIs, Vaginal Ring

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.

Mar13

From the Pipeline | A LONG-ACTING MULTIPURPOSE PREVENTION RING TO HELP PROTECT AGAINST HIV AND UNINTENDED PREGNANCY

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 Written by // Crystal Ng Series // From the Pipeline Tags // Contraception, End-User, HIV, Pipeline, Reproductive Health, Vaginal Ring, Women

Leveraging its experience developing the first vaginal ring and long-acting product shown to help prevent HIV, the nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides is now developing a three-month vaginal ring designed to reduce women’s HIV risk and prevent unplanned pregnancy. This innovative multipurpose prevention technology would offer women a discreet option to protect their sexual and reproductive health on their own terms.

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