Mila Maistat works as Policy and Advocacy Manager with the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP). She has almost 20 years of experience of working in public health, in particular, viral hepatitis and HIV policy, advocacy and access to medicines. Mila has been serving with WHO as a member of WHO STAC on viral hepatitis and the WHO guidelines’ development and peer-review groups, development of regional and country plans on HIV, viral hepatitis and TB, used to chair HepC Group for the UNITAID NGO delegation, member of HIV, viral hepatitis and TB in Europe Steering Committee, part of organizing and scientific committees for international conferences and meetings on viral hepatitis and HIV. She contributed to the work of the Lancet Commission on Elimination of Viral Hepatitis, mentioned by the Economist as one of the leading voices and change makers for advocacy to increase access to affordable diagnostics and treatment of viral hepatitis.
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