The Consultative Forum serves as a platform for debate, advocacy, fund raising and inclusion of new partners. It provides feedback, recommendations and advice for consideration by the Executive Board
The Consultative Forum consists of representatives of various groups, including:
- representatives of contributor and recipient countries with regard to geographical balance;
- representatives of international organizations and other partners of UNITAID;
- representatives of civil society, including NGOs from developed and developing countries, and representatives of communities living with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria;
- representatives of the research-based and generic pharmaceutical industry.