Director Of Gates Foundation’s HIV Program Discusses Accelerating Momentum To Lower Disease Incidence In Devex Interview
Devex: Q&A: The director of the Gates Foundation’s HIV program on what’s needed to accelerate efforts
“…Devex caught up with Emilio Emini, director of the HIV program at the [Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation], to check in on the progress that has been made in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease, as well as what more is needed to control the epidemic. Emini spent 32 years in the pharmaceutical industry before taking on what he jokes is his retirement job. But amid growing concerns about the future of funding for HIV, he admits he now has his work cut out for him. His focus now is on how to accelerate momentum on lowering the incidence of infection…” (Cheney, 2/15).