Brian Rettmann is a global health and HIV/AIDS expert with more than 20 years of experience. He is currently the HIV technical director in Chemonics’ global health division. Previously, Rettmann served as country coordinator for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief at the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania, where he oversaw the implementation of the $512 million (annual) interagency program. He also served as a country support team lead for the western hemisphere at the U.S. Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, and as a prevention technical advisor. Rettmann holds an MPH from the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.
What does building resilience in HIV programming mean? Chemonics explains why ensuring local partners have the data, capacity, and tools is critical to effectively managing and monitoring the HIV response.