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July 22, 2010

Avahan: The Business of HIV Prevention at Scale

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: "Many of us came from a business background, where scale and growth are what creates value, and when we created Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we wanted to bring that vision to the epidemic. We were conscious we had a lot to learn, but a lot to share too.

"Four years later, Avahan is proving it is possible to integrate sound business and public health principles to create a large-scale program. Our session in Vienna 'The business of prevention at scale' was well attended by those who recognize our work and those who wanted to learn more"