A summary of existing end-user research findings related to the ring and gaps remaining, all in a digestible compendium.
Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Clinical Training for Providers
This clinical training, developed by the MOSAIC consortium for use in the CATALYST study, can be used to train providers to offer the dapivirine vaginal ring.
ICAP PrEP Package for Providers: PrEParing for Choice
ICAP’s PrEP Package for Providers: PrEParing for Choice was developed by ICAP at Columbia University to promote the introduction and implementation of multiple PrEP products. The material is designed to capacitate health care teams with the knowledge and skills to counsel clients about PrEP and PrEP options, conduct effective PrEP initiation visits, and monitor and…
Global Mapping of PrEP Ring Implementation Research and Programmatic Pilots
This analysis provides an overview of the 13 introduction studies that include the PrEP ring as one of the PrEP products under investigation alongside oral PrEP and/or CAB for PrEP as of November 2023. All of the PrEP ring studies are conducted in Sub-Saharan Africa and focus primarily on adolescent girls and young women (AGYW)…
Creating Allies: Qualitative exploration of young women’s preferences for PrEP methods and parents’ role in PrEP uptake and user support in urban and rural Zambia
This article from BMC Women’s Health describes the results of a qualitative study to learn about PrEP method preferences amongst adolescent girls and young women and their parents in Zambia.
Application of PrEP-it in Kenya
This brief describes how PrEP-it was used to inform commodity forecasting for PrEP products in Kenya and highlights lessons learned.
Campaign Planning Templates: Creative brief and campaign architecture templates for application alongside brand guidelines
This document provides a guide to campaign planning, including creative brief and campaign architecture templates for application. It is intended for use by those developing or refreshing and implementing marketing and communication campaigns focused on PrEP choice. It builds on the PrEP Category Brand Positioning for Adolescent Girls & Young Women and is intended to…
Value Chain Situation Analyses
Situation analyses are an initial step in supporting national planning for the introduction and scale-up of PrEP methods. These tools can be used by policymakers or others supporting policy development for new PrEP methods (e.g., nongovernmental organizations, donors) to conduct an analysis to assess the existing situation for the introduction of the new product. Value…
The Lancet HIV- Special Issue on PrEP
The December 2023 issue of The Lancet HIV contains numerous articles featuring the latest research and commentaries on PrEP, including oral PrEP, injectable CAB for PrEP, the dapirivine vaginal ring, and PEP.
Daily Oral PrEP, Event-Driven PrEP, PrEP Ring, and CAB PrEP Template Guidelines (English)
The intent of this document is to provide adaptable guidelines to support the development and adoption of national guidelines that align with World Health Organization (WHO) pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) recommendations and guidance, including those for tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF)-based daily and event-driven oral PrEP, the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring (“PrEP ring” or “the ring”), and…
Quality Improvement Brief
The Quality Improvement Collaborative (QIC) is a component of the CATALYST study that refines and makes context-specific improvements to the enhanced service delivery package to make it scalable for delivering PrEP choice. The QIC’s multi-country design enables rich learning and problem-solving by providing QI faculty, advisors, coaches, and teams from all CATALYST countries opportunities to…