Jan 2012 – Sep 2017
Advancing Global HIV Paediatric Policy
Multiple countries – Global
To support the World Health Organisation to make sure that children are fully represented in new HIV diagnostic and treatment guidelines.
$888,000 Multi-Year Grant Value
The programme provides salary support for a Global Policy Advisor for Paediatric HIV, Dr Martina Penazzato.
The Global Policy Advisor is responsible for revisions and updates of WHO guidelines on HIV testing, treatment and care for infants, children and adolescents living with HIV. She also advises on in-country policy adoption and programme planning for adolescent HIV and child survival programmes. Through her work, WHO promotes scientific and programmatic innovation, and works with others to scale up HIV services for infants, children and adolescents.