Africa free of New HIV Infections

Who We Are

AfNHi is an African led network of HIV prevention research advocates based in Africa borne out of a joint vision by African Advocates seeking to fast-track the biomedical HIV prevention research agenda on the continent through local ownership, using indigenous strategies to enhance Africa's contribution to the global goals.

Our Vision

Africa free of New HIV Infections

Contact details

Email –
Facebook – AfNHi Network
Twitter - @afnhi

Ongoing Work

Assessment of the HIV Biomedical Prevention research field in Africa
AfNHi Strategy
Biomedical HIV Prevention Research Forum
HVAD Campaign
Youth Agenda- Supporting youth engagement on HIV prevention research
Linking with in-country networks and advocates
Advocacy to increase domestic financing for HIV research
Strengthen AfNHi structures


Structure And Coordination

AfNHi is hosted by WACI Health in Nairobi, Kenya. As the secretariat, WACI Health facilitates AfNHi’ s coordination, under the leadership of 10 AfNHi members.


Technical And Financial Support

AfNHi receives technical and financial support by AVAC through the Coalition to Accelerate and support Prevention research CASPR. Support coordinated through monthly structured check in calls and quarterly reporting.


Linking With Other Prevention Efforts

AfNHi provides advocates a space to organize around HIV Prevention Research makes deliberate efforts to link to other general Health and HIV prevention efforts, linking with in-country networks / Advocates and Strengthening the linkages for example;

CISPHA- The Civil Society Platform on Health in Africa, which is also hosted by WACI Health.

HIV Prevention in ESA region- Convened in 2016 by the Minister of Health, UNAIDS and UNFPA. AfNHi, through the secretariat (WACI Health) is active on this platform.

Global Prevention Coalition -