HIV Outcomes President

John Bowis is the President of HIV Outcomes and served as former UK Minister for Health (1992-1996) and Transport (1996-1997) as well as member of the British Parliament (1987-1997). He then became a member of the European Parliament (1999-2009), where he worked on files such as Cross Border Health, Neglected Diseases and Mental Health. An Oxford University graduate, Mr. Bowis has advised institutions such as the World Health Organisation and is board member of GAMIAN Europe, the European Institute of Health, and Maastricht University European Health Faculty, among others.

HIV Outcomes Ambassador

Dr. Vytenis Andriukaitis is the HIV Outcomes Ambassador and the WHO Special Envoy for the European Region. He practiced as cardiac surgeon for 20 years and was a member (and Deputy Speaker) of the Lithuanian Parliament for six terms. He is the co-author of the Independence Act of Lithuania and of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania. Vytenis Andriukaitis was Minister for Health in Lithuania for two years and then became European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety in 2014 until 2019.

HIV Outcomes Co-Chairs

Nikos Dedes is a founding member and president of Positive Voice, the association of people living with HIV in Greece, and a member and former Chair of the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG). He is also a member of both the European HIV Clinical Trials Network (NEATid) and the European Treatment Guidelines. Nikos is active on across-disease topics and has been a member of the Management Board of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) representing European patients and a member of the Greek National Ethics Committee for clinical trials.

Prof. Jane Anderson is a clinical researcher in HIV Medicine at Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, with a focus on the needs of minoritised and migrant populations. Jane is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Population Health at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Deputy Director of the SHARE Research Collaborative Chair of the National AIDS Trust and a past Chair of the British HIV Association.

Prof. Jeffrey V. Lazarus (PhD, MIH, MA) is the head of the Health Systems Research Group at ISGlobal and Associate Professor at the University of Barcelona as well as a senior scholar at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy. He earlier served as Professor at LUHS Medical Academy, Lithuania, and as Affiliated Professor at the CHIP, the WHO Collaborating Centre on HIV and Viral Hepatitis at Rigshospitalet, the University of Copenhagen, and at the University of Porto, Portugal.

HIV Outcomes Steering Group Members

  • Prof. Antonella d’Arminio Monforte: University of Milan
  • AIDS Action Europe: represented by Sini Pasanen
  • Children’s HIV Association (CHIVA): represented by Amanda Ely
  • European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG): represented by Mario Cascio
  • Industry: represented by Andrea Zanaglio (Gilead Sciences) and Rhon Reynolds (ViiV Healthcare)
  • Prof. Jane Anderson: Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London (Co-Chair)
  • Prof. Jeffrey Lazarus: ISGlobal, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona (Co-Chair)
  • National AIDS Trust (NAT): represented by Cheryl Gowar
  • Nikos Dedes: Positive Voice (Greek association for PLHIV) (Co-Chair)
  • Prof. Richard Harding: King’s College London
  • Stéphan Vernhes: AIDES & Coalition PLUS

HIV Outcomes General Members

  • Adhara Asociación VIH/SIDA (ADHARA): represented by Diego García and Alejandro Bertó Morán
  • AFEW International: represented by Yulia Komo
  • Prof. Alan WinstonOkeefe: Imperial College London
  • Prof. Anna Mia Ekström: Karolinska Instituet
  • Prof. Caroline Sabin: University College London
  • Dr. Casper Rokx: Erasmus MC
  • Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network (C-EHRN): represented by Roberto Pérez-Gayo
  • Dr. Diana Barger: University of Bordeaux
  • East Europe & Central Asia Union of People Living With HIV (ECUO): represented by Vladimir Zhovtyak
  • European Sex Workers’ Rights Alliance (ESWA): represented by Jules James
  • GAMIAN-Europe: represented by Nigel Olisa
  • Georg Behrens: Hannover Medical School
  • Prof. Giovanni Guaraldi: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE)
  • Grupo de Ativistas em Tratamentos (GAT Portugal): represented by Luis Mendão
  • Igor Gordon: Eurasian Harm Reduction Association
  • Prof. Kyriakos Souliotis: University of Peloponnese & Health Policy Institute
  • Prof. Lars E Eriksson: Karolinska Instituet
  • Maryan Said: Norwegian Institute of Public Health and EATG member
  • National HIV Nurses Association (NHIVNA): represented by Shaun Watson
  • Dr. Patrizia Carrieri: French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)
  • Sociedad Española Interdisciplinaria del SIDA (SEISIDA): represented by Dr. María José Fuster-Ruíz de Apodaca
  • Supporting Women with HIV Information Network (SWIFT Network): represented by Yvonne Gilleece
  • ŠKUC-Magnus: represented by Miran Solinc
  • Terrence Higgins Trust (THT): represented by Richard Angell

HIV Outcomes Observer Members

  • European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS)
  • European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
  • Fast Track Cities Europe
  • Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
  • UNITE Global Parliamentarians Network (UNITE)
This initiative is enabled by sponsorship provided by Gilead Sciences and ViiV Healthcare.