[Ip-health] Call for new members of Contact Group - Civil Society Delegations to UNITAID

Leila Zadeh LZadeh at oxfam.org.uk
Mon Sep 16 04:11:51 PDT 2013


- PLEASE CIRCULATE WIDELY. Apologies for cross-posting -

The Civil Society delegations? to UNITAID are seeking new members for 
their Contact Group. 

Full terms of reference are available at https://docs.com/VLMA or by 
emailing LZadeh at oxfam.org.uk. 

Please email all expressions of interest to UNITAID Civil Society 
Delegations Liaison Officer, Leila Zadeh: LZadeh at oxfam.org.uk.

UNITAID is an innovative global health initiative that uses its long-term 
sustainable funding to support projects that positively impact the market 
for medicines, diagnostics and other health products for HIV/AIDS, TB and 
Malaria. UNITAID also encourages innovation to ensure medicines are 
available in formulations and combinations that are best suited to the 
target populations and treatment conditions in developing countries.
For more information on unitaid, please see www.unitaid.eu  

The Civil Society Delegations to the UNITAID Board are the two seats 
representing Communities affected by HIV/AIDS, TB or malaria, and NGOs 
involved in the global fight against these diseases on the executive Board 
of UNITAID. The Communities and NGOs board members choose to work together 
a great deal, but constitute two distinct delegations, each with its own 
voice and strengths. 

  
The Civil Society Delegations? Contact Group is the for civil society 
representatives interested in following key issues at UNITAID and the 
activities of the civil society board members. Members of the Contact 
Group receive regular updates on the activities of the Civil Society 
Delegations, are invited to attend teleconferences discussing key UNITAID 
issues, and have the opportunity to participate in document review 
processes and attend pre-Board meetings. Full terms of reference for the 
Contact Group can be found at at https://docs.com/VLMA or upon request by 
emailing LZadeh at oxfam.org.uk. 

 
 

If you are interested in joining the Contact Group, please email the 
Liaison Officer, Leila Zadeh at LZadeh at oxfam.org.uk . Please state in your 
email:

If you are an NGOs or Communities representative
Your country of residence
Name of the organisation you work for (where applicable)
Your areas of interest and expertise in the field of HIV/AIDS, TB and 
malaria
Confirmation that you have read the terms of reference
Commitment to maintaining confidentiality around all Board and Committee 
meeting documents.

Thanks and best wishes ? we look forward to working with you, 

Nelson Otwoma (National Empowerment Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS 
in Kenya, Communities Board Member)

Gracia Violeta Ross Quiroga (Bolivian People Living with HIV and AIDS, 
Communities Alternate Board Member)

Tido von Schoen-Angerer (Health Action International, NGOs Board Member)

Brook Baker (Health GAP, NGOs Alternate Board Member)

Leila Zadeh (Liaison Officer, Civil Society Delegations to UNITAID)


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