The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

Overview
Date Founded

1996

Headquarters

20, Avenue Appia,Geneva, Geneve (Geneva) 1211

Charitable Causes

Public & Societal Benefit
Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations

Employees (Worldwide)

501 - 1,000

Industries

Other Business & Consulting Services

Company Description

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS, or UNAIDS, is the main advocate for accelerated, comprehensive and coordinated global action on the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The mission of UNAIDS is to lead, strengthen and support an expanded response to HIV and AIDS that includes preventing transmission of HIV, providing care and support to those already living with the virus, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV and alleviating the impact of the epidemic. UNAIDS seeks to prevent the HIV/AIDS epidemic from becoming a severe pandemic. UNAIDS has five goals: Leadership and advocacy for effective action on the epidemic; Strategic information and technical support to guide efforts against AIDS worldwide ; Tracking, monitoring and evaluation of the epidemic and of responses to it ; Civil society engagement and the development of strategic partnerships; Mobilization of resources to support an effective response. UNAIDS is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, where it shares some site facilities with the World Health Organization. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group.[1] Its first executive director was Peter Piot; Michel Sidibé currently leads UNAIDS.

Executives & Employees

Executive Director

Senior Advisor to the Executive Director

Chief of Staff

Director of Technology & Innovation

Director of Human Resources Management

Country Director, Nigeria

Chief, Community Mobilization Division

Regional Director-Europe & Central Asia

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Advisors & Consultants
Consultant

President & Chief Executive Officer at The Chicago Community Trust

Legal Advisor

Partner at DLA Piper

Advisor

Co-Founder at NanoViricides, Inc.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$100K
12/31/2017
$200K
12/31/2016
$135K
12/31/2015
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