20 Jul 2020
Call for Expressions of Interest: COVID-19 Community Representation in the ACT-Accelerator Therapeutics Pillar
The Communities Delegation to the Board of Unitaid is currently inviting applications for a COVID-19 Community Representative to advocate the viewpoints and needs of persons living with or have been infected with Covid-19 within the ACT-Accelerator Therapeutics pillar supported by a constituency of NGOs and Community organisations. This process is coordinated by the Communities Delegation to the Board of Unitaid.
Please note the closing date for applications is 9 August 2020. We apologise for the short turn-around for this call for representatives. The work of the Therapeutics pillar is moving extremely fast and major decisions are being taken already and therapeutic products are being identified. Hence, it is crucial to identify the community representatives as soon as possible who can participate in the key decisions being made on commodities and processes.
The ACT-Accelerator (ACT-A) is designed to accelerate the development, production and equitable global access to safe, quality, effective, and affordable COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines. The overarching coordination for ACT-Accelerator is the Facilitation Group, intended to oversee progress from the three main pillars:
Within the therapeutics pillar there are 4 workstreams:
Role of Community Representatives
The COVID-19 Community Representative will join the civil society representatives in the Therapeutics Pillar and support the core activities of workstreams 1-3 and actively:
The full terms of reference can be found: Covid-19 Community Representation (ACT-A Therapeutics Pillar) Terms of Reference
And the application form: Covid-19 Community Representation ACT-Accelerator Therapeutics Pillar Application Form
Please submit a completed application form and CV/resume (maximum 1 page) to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday 9 August 2020.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com
The dedicated page on COVID-19 brings together information, resources and most importantly the many inspiring ways our communities are responding and taking action to protect the rights of people living with HIV.