The International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) Network is a global collaboration of investigators, institutions, community representatives and other partners organized for the purpose of evaluating interventions to treat and prevent HIV infection and its consequences in infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant/postpartum women through the conduct of high quality clinical trials.
Main Areas of Focus
- To significantly decrease incident HIV and HIV-associated infections
- To decrease mortality and morbidity due to HIV and HIV-associated infections and co-morbidities among infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant/postpartum women
The Network is directed by a leadership group led by Chair, Sharon Nachman, MD, of the University of New York at Stony Brook, and Vice-Chair, James McIntyre, MD, of the Anova Health Institute and the University of Cape Town.
IMPAACT holds a meeting annually.