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Giten Khwairakpam

Giten is currently the Community and Policy Program Manager at amfAR’s TREAT Asia program in Bangkok, Thailand. He is a member of World Health Organization’s Global Guidelines Development Group on hepatitis B and hepatitis C, a member of the Expert Advisory group on HCV with the Medicines Patent Pool, a member of the Access Committee of Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative and a member of the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group of the WHO, South East Asia Regional Office. He also has served in different technical groups on viral hepatitis in WHO WPRO and SEARO region. He has been working on improving HIV and hepatitis C treatment access and advocating for price reductions in South and South East Asia in partnership with regional and national community networks. He was also profiled as a Change Maker for hepatitis C by the Economist Intelligence Unit in 2017.