The organization we are highlighting this week is Project ACHIEVE (AIDS
Community Health Initiative Enroute to a Vaccine Effort). ACHIEVE focuses on HIV/AIDS research, and in their own words:
"Our research studies are devoted
to evaluating the safety and efficacy of strategies to prevent HIV infection,
especially HIV preventive vaccines. We rely on community participation and
direction to ensure that our research is appropriate, meaningful and
The work Project ACHIEVE is doing is crucial to the fight against HIV/AIDS as well as the potential for a cure or vaccine. ACHIEVE, along with their partner Columbia University, also work on educating the community about HIV/AIDS through workshops and lectures.
If you'd like to learn more about Project ACHIEVE, click here.