• 2015

    AVAC Partners’ Meeting became the impetus to formalize the structure. WACI Health was mandated as secretariat. A steering committee selected from Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda.

  • 2013

    Further discussions about the African led HIV prevention research network were cemented during the first Biomedical HIV prevention Forum (BHPF) – ICASA Abuja Nigeria.

  • 2012

    WACI health, Civil Society Platform on Health (CiSPHA) and the New HIV Vaccine and Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) convened a meeting on HIV prevention research where the idea of an African led HIV prevention research network was born.

  • 2017

    Name Africa Free of New HIV Infections (AfNHi) adopted by the steering committee. AfNHi official launch – 3rd December at the Biomedical HIV Prevention Forum (BHPF) held as a pre-conference of the ICASA conference, Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire