The NIH Office of AIDS Research (OAR) has issued Request for Information (RFI) as one source of input to inform development of the FY 2026‒2030 NIH Strategic Plan for HIV and HIV-Related Research. As part of the process, OAR seeks input from all interested constituents, including, but not limited to: Researchers, health care professionals, advocates and health advocacy organizations, scientific or professional organizations, public health officials, government agencies, and community members.

OAR plans to adopt a new framework for the next plan that consists of four strategic goals:

  • Enhance discovery and advance HIV science through fundamental research.
  • Advance the development and assessment of novel interventions for HIV prevention, treatment, and cure.
  • Optimize public health impact of HIV discoveries through translation, dissemination, and implementation of research findings. 
  • Build research workforce and infrastructure capacity to enhance sustainability of HIV scientific discovery.

Feedback must be submitted by March 28, 2024. To view additional details and submit feedback, visit here.