AVAC helps advocates make their voices heard.
AVAC partners with stakeholders throughout the world to increase awareness and understanding of the current state of HIV prevention research and implementation. Through fellowships, training and other support, AVAC and its partners have built a global network equipped with effective advocacy strategies and the latest evidence. Together, we hold decision makers accountable and press for smart investments and sound policies in all aspects of HIV prevention.
AVAC’s programs and networks include:
- Advocacy Fellows Program: Funding and technical assistance for emerging leaders in developing countries
- PxROAR: Mentoring and networking opportunities for advocates in the United States and Europe
- WHiPT: Focused support for women’s groups monitoring the impact of new HIV prevention options
- Partners Forum: An annual gathering of advocates and researchers to discuss issues and define priorities—with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa