An HIV Vaccine: The World's best long-term hope for ending AIDS.

Who We Are

We are the world’s largest publicly-funded international collaboration focused on the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS. Learn more >

What We Do

Our sites conduct all phases of clinical trials - from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and immunogenicity to testing vaccine efficacy. Learn more >

Get Involved

Worldwide, thousands of people have participated in HIV vaccine trials.  Volunteers are the heroes of vaccine development. Learn more >

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 NIAID - RML

Public statements by the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) on COVID-19

April 1, 2020
The HVTN continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on the conduct of the early and large-scale clinical trials we coordinate globally.
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March 23, 2020
In consideration of COVID—19, we are taking measures to guard the safety and welfare of all study participants and study teams who help make all our clinical trials possible.
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Prof. Gita Ramjee

The HVTN and HPTN Remember Gita Ramjee

Gita Ramjee, PhD, renowned for her extensive work on HIV prevention and a valued colleague to so many in the HIV Vaccine and Prevention Trials Networks (HVTN and HPTN), sadly succumbed to complications associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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Independent Data Safety and Monitoring Board makes recommendation to stop all injections in Phase 2/3b study named HVTN 702, Uhambo due to lack of vaccine efficacy. 

Design by Cody Shipman

Community Compass: Volume 19, Issue 2

Community Compass aims to keep the HVTN community informed about the Network’s research, sites' activities, and advances in the field of HIV Prevention and Vaccination. Read the current issue >

RAMP Scholars

The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is investing in the next generation of HIV prevention researchers by providing African American and Latinx medical students with opportunities for independent research along with structured mentoring, project and salary funding, training, and professional development activities. Learn more >

Scholar Awards

We support the next generation of HIV researchers with structured mentoring, projects, training, and networking opportunities. Learn more >

Getting the Right Test for HIV

Getting the right test will prevent an incorrect diagnosis of HIV.  Your study site or VISP Testing Service can provide the right test.  Visit our frequently asked questions for more information.



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