PxROAR Europe is a pilot project that supports HIV prevention research advocates based in the European Union. PxROAR stands for Research, Outreach, Advocacy and Representation.
The project offers training for European advocates in biomedical HIV prevention research education and advocacy through mentorship, peer support, networking opportunities, and technical and financial support.
- Expand the capacity of ROAR members in engaging in HIV prevention research science and advocacy.
- Contribute to European advocacy for research, development and implementation of new HIV preventions, including AIDS vaccines, microbicides, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and treatment as prevention.
- Track EMA licensing processes and advocate for funding for European-based research through the EU’s Financial Framework 2014-2020 and Horizon 2020.
The project is run by AVAC in cooperation with several European co-hosting partners:
The German Sexuality and Health Foundation (GSSG) was founded in 2007 and develops and promotes projects particularly in the field of "sexual health”. GSSG is host to the national Network on Women and AIDS and the German Lifeboat Project. In addition to its national projects GSSG lobbies at events concerning sexual health and focuses on exchange with national and international experts. For more information, please consult the GSSG website at www.stiftung-gssg.org/.
Meet Harriet Langanke, GSSG's PxROAR member!
The Migrant African MSM Sexual Health Group in Europe is sponsoring Adebisi Alimi as a PxROAR member.
NAM is a UK based NGO established in 1987 in response to the emerging UK HIV epidemic and the extensive misinformation, prejudice, fear and confusion about HIV and AIDS at that time. Today, NAM is one of the world’s leading sources of independent, accurate information on HIV and AIDS. It has users of its resources registered in 196 countries across the world, and its website www.aidsmap.com receives around 1.5 million visits every year.
Meet Jackie Ayugi De Masi, NAM's PxROAR member!
WECARe+ stands for ‘Women in Europe and Central Asian Regions Plus’ and serves as a network of women living with HIV, untested and undiagnosed women, and women who support them. For more information, please go to www.womeneurope.net.
Meet Wezi Thamm, WECARe+'s PxROAR member.