Dr. Peter Ghys

Chief, Data for Action Division | UNAIDS

Since 1999, Peter Ghys has worked in a number of positions at UNAIDS focusing on the analysis of the AIDS epidemic. He currently holds the post of Chief, Data for Action Division. The Division’s main tasks include the analysis of levels and trends in the AIDS epidemic, and the monitoring and reporting of progress in the global AIDS response.

From 1992 until 1999, he directed the Sexually Transmitted Diseases section of Project RETRO-CI in Côte d’Ivoire. Dr Ghys is a physician and epidemiologist and a graduate of universities in the UK and Belgium. He also holds a doctorate in medical sciences from the University of Antwerp.