Community and Policy Program Manager, TREAT Asia programme, amfAR
Giten Khwairakpam is currently the Community and Policy Program Manager at amfAR’s TREAT Asia programme in Bangkok, Thailand. He has been working on improving HIV and hepatitis C treatment access, advocating for price reductions, scaling up of national responses, and improving regulatory uptake of direct-acting antivirals in South and South East Asia. He also serves as a trainer on viral hepatitis events with regional and national community networks.
Giten has been a member of World Health Organization’s Global Guidelines Development Group on hepatitis B and hepatitis C besides being a member of the Expert Advisory group on hepatitis C with the Medicines Patent Pool. He also has served in different technical groups on viral hepatitis in WHO WPRO and SEARO region. He has been a resource person and key note speaker in various national, regional and global viral hepatitis and HIV related events. He was also profiled as a Change Maker for hepatitis C by the Economist Intelligence Unit in 2016.
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