Consultant

Senior Advisor

As Senior Advisor for Pangaea, Thomas Cai advises on the delivery of Pangaea projects and programs in China. Thomas is the founder of AIDS Care China, a well-known NGO that represents the rights and needs of people living with HIV/AIDS in China.

Founded in Guangzhou in 2002 as a counseling service for people living with HIV/AIDS, AIDS Care China now serves over 20,000 HIV positive people through its care centers located in hospitals and clinics in Guangdong, Yunnan, Guangxi and Hubei provinces. In 2006, the United Nations in China presented AIDS Care China with the inaugural Red Ribbon Award for the organization’s community-based approach in combating HIV/AIDS

37 million People worldwide are living with HIV (amfAR Statistics 2014: Worldwide)

16 million Women living with HIV (United Nations Statistics 2014)

15 million People living with HIV having access to antiretroviral therapy (amfAR Statistics 2014: Worldwide)

5,600 People Contract HIV every day - more than 230 every hour (amfAR Statistics 2014: Worldwide)