Kazatchkine appointed UNAIDS Special Adviser
Michel Kazatchkine appointed UNAIDS Special Adviser on HIV, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis C in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, said UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé at the 41st meeting of the Program Coordinating Board.
Earlier Kazachkin was United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
From 2007 to 2012 he served as the Executive Director of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and from 1998 to 2005 he was Director of the French National Agency for AIDS Research. Between 2005 and 2007 he served as France's Global Ambassador for HIV and Communicable Diseases.