Photo courtesy of Kevin Tachman/TREAT Asia
My name is Annette Sohn and I am Vice President of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and Director of TREAT Asia, a Bangkok-based programme of amfAR. Today, I am pleased to tell you about how our ground-breaking collaboration with ViiV Healthcare’s Paediatric Innovation Seed Fund is building on our regional paediatric programme to optimise treatment for infants, children and adolescents living with HIV in the Asia-Pacific region and to develop strategies for life-long care.
Our regional paediatric programme, which began in 2005, invests in the future of people living with HIV in the Asia-Pacific region by supporting projects focused on children and adolescents, the paediatricians who care for them and the researchers working to improve their lives through evidence-based research. It is comprised of 20 sites in six countries, with Asia’s largest database of children and adolescents living with HIV.
M.D., Vice President, amfAR, and Director, TREAT Asia