This year marks the 35th anniversary of World AIDS Day. During the past four decades, we have seen groundbreaking research that brought new interventions for the prevention and treatment of HIV. However, ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030 is a daunting challenge.
The HPTN remains dedicated to pursuing new tools and novel approaches to prevent HIV acquisition and transmission. This commitment is firmly anchored in the belief that all individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexuality, class, or disability, have the right to equal access to available HIV prevention and treatment methods.
We sincerely appreciate our network members and partners, research teams, community organizations, funders, other stakeholders, and most of all, our study participants, who continue to be integral to our success in ending the AIDS epidemic.
Myron S. Cohen, MD
Wafaa M. El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA
HPTN Principal Investigators