The Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research (CHPIR) is an instigator and facilitator of a broad range of research related to public health and the policies that address it. It was created as a joint venture in 1998 among Duke’s College of Arts and Sciences, the Law School, and the Fuqua School of Business. CHPIR strives to serve the university as the coordination center for health policy and be an objective voice in finding evidence-based solutions to differences in health outcomes. CHPIR serves as the statewide convener for the North Carolina Community AIDS Fund.
The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 866620 people in 39 countries. They are currently the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the U.S. AHF funds its mission to rid the world of AIDS through a network of pharmacies, thrift stores, healthcare contracts and other strategic partnerships. Generating new, innovative ways of treatment, prevention and advocacy has been the hallmark of their success.
Janssen aspires to transform lives by bringing life-saving and life-changing solutions to people who need them. They are committed to providing safe and effective medicines as well as the services and support that contribute to healthy outcomes. As a leading pharmaceutical company in the United States, Janssen focuses their innovation on some of the most devastating diseases and the most complex medical challenges of our time, across five therapeutic areas: Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience and Oncology.
The Communicable Disease Branch of the Division of Public Health primarily deals with infectious diseases that are reportable by law to the state health department, as well as a few other communicable diseases of public health significance. They offer ongoing information and education for the public, healthcare providers, and local health departments on communicable diseases and how to prevent them.
The North Carolina AIDS Action Network improves the lives of people living with HIV & AIDS and affected communities through outreach and public education, policy advocacy, and community-building to increase visibility and mutual support of people living with HIV & AIDS throughout our state. Beyond policy change, the North Carolina AIDS Action Network works to cultivate new leaders and create community in the HIV & AIDS advocacy movement.