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NAPWHA provides representation across all four pillars of the Australian response to HIV — government, research, health and medical services and community.

NAPWHA appoints special representatives and consultants to many committees, advisory and steering groups in this regard.


  • Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses (MACBBVS)
  • Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Surveillance Subcommittee (BBVSS)


    • ViiV Healthcare Australia Community Advisory Board
    • ViiV Healthcare Asia Community Advisory Board
    • Australian Molecular Epidemiology Network
    • Kirby Institute Australian HIV Observational  Database (AHOD) Steering Committee
    • Kirby Institute Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS)
    • Kirby Institute Predictors of Adherence to ART (PAART) Study
    • Kirby Institute Control and Elimination within Australia of Hepatitis C from PLHIV (CEASE)
    • Kirby Institute Study of the Prevention of Anal Cancer (SPANC)
    • Kirby Institute Recent Diagnosis and the Impact of Support on Experiences of HIV (RISE)
    • CSRH Stigma Indicator Steering Committee
    • CSRH Scientific Advisory Committee
    • ACH2 Scientific Advisory Committee
    • Australian Centre for HIV, Hepatitis and Virology Research Scientific Advisory Board
    • Immunovirology Research Network (IVRN)
    • Monash University Healthmap Steering Committee
    • The International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials (INSIGHT) Community Advisory Board
    • Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise Community Advisory Board
    • HIV Cure Community Partnership (HCCP)
    • HIV Cure Digital Think Tank
    • Reducing health disparities in CALD populations: Curtin University
    • Futures Co-investigator


    • ASHM HIV Guidelines subcommittee
    • ASHM National HIV Standards for Training and Accreditation Committee
    • Australasian HIV & Sexual Health Conference Organising Committee
    • ASHM Australian National Testing Policy Review Expert Reference Group
    • 13th International Congress on AIDS in Asia Pacific Steering Committee


      • Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) Board
      • AFAO National Policy Officers Network

      • AFAO PrEP Advocacy Working Group 

      • AFAO PrEP Reference Group

      • AFAO Mobility Forum Reference Group

      • ACON National BBV and STI Education Project Advisory Panel

      • HIV Community Anal Cancer Advocacy Group


        • APN+

          NAPWHA Research

          • Evaluation of the MyLife+ App (15 PLHIV qualitative interviews) 

          • Connection to Care (26 PLHIV qualitative interviews, 9 CALD)

          • NAPWHA HIV and ageing report


          Other Research Promoted

          • Acceptability of treatment cessation for Cure 

          • Experiences of women aging with HIV

          • Anal Cancer awareness survey

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          Improve the health and wellbeing of people living with HIV


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