Our Team


Project Partners

Project SOAR partners have a wealth of technical expertise and global experience in HIV and AIDS research and programming.


The Population Council leads Project SOAR.
The Population Council confronts critical health and development issues—from stopping the spread of HIV to improving reproductive health and ensuring that young people lead full and productive lives. Through biomedical, social science and public health research in about 50 countries, the Council works with our partners to deliver solutions that lead to more effective policies, programs, and technologies to improve lives worldwide. Established in 1952 and headquartered in New York, the Council is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization with an international board of trustees. popcouncil.org

Avenir Health was founded in 2006 as a global health organization that works to enhance social and economic development by providing tools and technical assistance in policy, planning, resource allocation and evaluation. Avenir Health focuses on developing and implementing demographic, epidemiological and costing models for long-range planning to assist with setting goals, strategies, and objectives. Avenir Health assists in both developing and implementing programs in HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, maternal health and other programming areas, working with government agencies, foundations, corporations, and nongovernmental organizations around the world. avenirhealth.org

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing pediatric HIV infection and eliminating pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention, care, and treatment programs. Founded in 1988, EGPAF supports activities in 19 countries around the world. pedaids.org/


The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has a big mission: Protecting Health, Saving Lives–Millions at a Time. Since its founding in 1916, the Bloomberg School has advanced research, education and practice to create solutions to public health problems around the world. Faculty, staff and students have helped eradicate smallpox, made water safe to drink, improved child survival, reduced the spread of HIV and uncovered the dangers of tobacco smoke. Researchers and scientists are now discovering ways to eliminate malaria, increase healthy behavior, reduce the toll of chronic disease, improve the health of mothers and infants, and change the biology of aging. Every day, the Bloomberg School works to keep millions around the world safe from illness and injury by pioneering new research, deploying knowledge in the field and educating tomorrow’s public health leaders. jhsph.edu


Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact, the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with corporations, governments, foundations, investors, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits. thepalladiumgroup.com