Nikos Dedes is past chair of the ‘European AIDS Treatment Group’ (EATG), the leading European HIV activists’ network and past member of the Management Board of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
He is also founder and chair of ‘Positive Voice’, the Greek Association of People Living with HIV and founder and vice-chair of ‘Prometheus’, the Hellenic Liver Patient Association and founder and Secretary on the board of directors of the ‘Greek Patient Association’.
Nikos participates on the Steering Committees of NEAT id (European HIV Clinical Trials Foundation), on the “HIV in Europe – Optimal Testing and Earlier Access to Care” and the “HIV Outcomes – Beyond Viral Suppression” initiatives. He is a member of the HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel of EACS (European AIDS Clinical Society) and co-chair of the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis & TB Civil Society Forum, an advisory group to DG Sante.
Nikos advocates for universal access to evidence-based and cost-effective health and prevention services for all people as a moral imperative and pre-condition for a prosperous and fair society.