Overview of Projects
The Forum for Collaborative HIV Research is an independent public/private partnership including government agencies, the pharmaceutical industry, HIV researchers and clinicians, and the HIV patient advocacy community. Our mission is to enhance and facilitate HIV research.
The Forum's key functions are to:
The Forum is part of the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health and housed at the University of California Washington Center, Washington DC.
Forum Areas of Activity:
Initially, the Forum's focus centered on issues related to treatment strategies, adherence and treatment guidelines. The Forum has since broadened its scope to include treatment- related toxicities, immune-based therapies, health services research and co-infections. Most recently, the Forum has initiated a series of projects related to global HIV/AIDS, including the transfer of diagnostic and monitoring technologies to resource poor settings and facilitating collaboration and cooperation among training programs in Africa.Project themes and reports for past activities are listed under Publications .
The outcomes of the Forum meetings include the initiation of new research programs, establishment of collaborative projects, a more in depth look into issues raised by the appropriate agencies and various research related activities.