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PANGEA-HIV 2 (Phylogenetics And Networks for Generalised Epidemics in Africa) is a collaboration between scientists from the Africa Health Research Institute (South Africa), Rakai Health Sciences Program (Uganda), Johns Hopkins University (USA), Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute (Uganda), Zambart Project (Zambia), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK), Imperial College London (UK), Partners in Prevention Project at the University of Washington (USA), Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership (Botswana/USA), University of Edinburgh (UK), and the University of Oxford (UK).


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Mapping HIV Prevalence in Sub-Saharan Africa between 2000 and 2017  by Laura Dwyer-Lindgren et al., in Nature, Vol 570; 2019. Licensed under CC BY 4.0



Executive Committee:

Christophe Fraser (PI), Kate Grabowski, Sikhulile Moyo, Deenan Pillay, Andrew Rambaut, Oliver Ratmann, Deogratius Ssemwanga

Project Management:

Lucie Abeler-Dörner

Steering Committee:

Helen Ayles, Lucie Abeler-Dörner, David Bonsall, Rory Bowden, Max Essex

Sarah Fidler, Christophe Fraser, Kate Grabowski, Tanya Golubchik, Ravindra Gupta

Richard Hayes,  Joshua Herbeck, Joseph Kagaayi, Pontiano Kaleebu, Jairam Lingappa, 

Vladimir Novitsky,  Sikhulile Moyo, Deenan Pillay, Thomas Quinn, Andrew Rambaut, Oliver Ratmann,

Janet Seeley, Deogratius Ssemwanga, Frank Tanser, and Maria Wawer

Scientific Advisory Board:

Myron Cohen, Caroline Colijn, Anne Johnson, Peter Geoffrey-Faussett, Musonda Simwinga


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PANGEA stands for "Phylogenetics And Networks for Generalised Epidemics in Africa". The overarching goal of the PANGEA consortium is to identify individual and population level factors that drive the epidemic using HIV-1 phylogenetic data, analyse the dynamics of the epidemic, and translate these findings into information that can be used to more effectively target interventions. PANGEA consists of many partners in Africa, Europe and the US.