At the time of collaboration, David Chipanta was Senior Advisor Social Protection with UNAIDS based in Geneva. David provides leadership within UNAIDS to develop and implement new and innovative high profile strategies, tools for mobilization of Social Protection actors. He served as UNAIDS Country Director for Liberia before the Ebola Outbreak, as AIDSRelief Kenya Co-ordinator and as Senior Analyst Health Systems with Abt Associates in Bethesda, Maryland. David is a founder member of the Network of People Living with HIV in Africa (NAP+) and the Network of Zambian People Living with HIV (NZP+). He holds a MastersÕ degree in Public Administration International Development (MPA/ID) from Harvard University John F Kennedy School of Government, Massachusetts and a BachelorÕs Degree in Economics from San Diego State University in California.