Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. Gina Dallabetta is a Senior Program Officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Gina joined the Foundations’s Avahan-India AIDS Initiative in January 2005. She has twenty years of experience in HIV programming. Previously, Gina was Director of the Prevention Department of the HIV/AIDS Institute of Family Health International (FHI). The Department was responsible for sexually transmitted infection, behavior change communication, monitoring and evaluation, and related operations research in over 40 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Dr. Dallabetta co-edited Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Handbook for the Design and Management of Programs, the first book ever produced for managers of STI programs in developing countries, now considered a standard supplementary text for graduate programs in international health.