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HIV/AIDS Global Collaboration Manager, GHSC-PSM Jay Heavner

Jay Heavner has worked in strategic engagement, communications, and business development for more than 25 years for a range of organizations and technical areas, including public health supply chain management, international development, and the banning of landmines. His specialties include program design and start-up, event management and facilitation, strategic communications, strategic planning, program management, and effective cross-cultural collaboration. Mr. Heavner received a B.A. in architecture from Virginia Tech University.

Blog Posts by Jay Heavner

4 Trends to Watch in 2018 for HIV/AIDS Supply Chains

As always happens around the new year, my news feed is filled with many projections for 2018 — from the economy to politics to entertainment. They got me thinking about what we might expect in the global effort to end HIV/AIDS, and at the risk of being cliché, I offer a few projections for the…

Looking Back on #AIDS2016: Self-Testing May Be a Revolution for HIV Patients

Each biennial International AIDS Conference is eventually remembered for the broad themes coming out of a long, exciting, and energizing week of presentations, networking, and protests. A key theme of this year’s conference in Durban, South Africa, was patient empowerment.  PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) was a rallying cry to help the most vulnerable populations such as…