The 4th edition of the VIV Scholarship seeks out projects that focus on caring for HIV-infected patients.

The ViiV Scholarship has an endowment of € 160,000 to distribute among selected projects.

April 5, 2022. 12:47 pm

ViiV Healthcare has launched a new call for its ViiV Scholarship “The best model of care for HIV patients”. In this fourth edition, the aim is to stimulate projects that contribute to the implementation of a new healthcare model. To do this, The scholarship has an endowment of 160,000 euros Distribute among selected projects. Deadline for The project presentation will be open until June 24, 2022.

Jos Martিনn, Medical Director of VIV Healthcare in Spain and Portugal and a member of the Scientific Committee for VIV Scholarships, explains that it is important for the health system to respond to the new challenges that HIV-infected people face. “For this reason, our commitment is to fund the project for agents involved in their care and attention, from health professionals to patient associations. “Teams that have shown their commitment and innovation in previous versions of our scholarship.”

The The call for VIV scholarships is part of the ‘Multidisciplinary Project’ National policy ‘, Promoted by GeSIDA, SEISIDA and ViiV Healthcare Since their creation in 2019, these scholarships have contributed to the financing of 11 projects. Its origins lie in the need to adapt the initial model of intensive care for people living with HIV. Current chronification of the infection. However, People living with HIV are currently living longer and are at higher risk of having sex. This has led to new challenges in healthcare and organizational nature.

The key to the 4th edition of the ViiV Scholarship

One of the most relevant aspects of evaluating innovative projects of ViiV Scholarship candidates is Multidisciplinaryity In this sense, “the best model of care for HIV patients” has shown that optimization of health outcomes does not depend solely on good diagnosis and treatment. Also the way multidisciplinary support is organized and managed.

At the same time, when evaluating projects, the potential impact of the initiative on quality of life is also taken into consideration. Also its potential and replicability. In other words, these ideas can be run in a profitable way and easily spread to other fields, services, hospitals and organizations.

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