See below the different types of Chiva membership available
Chiva Professional membership
There are two types of professional membership. Clinic team and individual. Both these memberships include the following benefits:
- A quarterly members e-newsletter and update bulletins
- Access to resources on the members area of our website
- Voting rights ( note that: for the clinic team, this is available for 3 nominated team members)
- Preferential registration fees to attend the annual Chiva conference
- The opportunity to nominate yourself to become an elected member of the Chiva Steering Group
Chiva membership is lifelong and can be opted out of at any time.
1) Professional Membership – Clinic Team
The lead doctor or nurse in each clinic will give Chiva the names of all clinic team members who would like to be provided with Chiva professional membership. Three of these will be nominated to have full voting rights (should include the lead consultant and nurse). Clinic membership is lifelong. Clinics can opt out of clinic team membership at any point. Cost: £50 per centre, a one-off payment to cover lifelong membership
2) Professional Membership – Individual
Professionals working in HIV in a healthcare or other setting (e.g. social care or academic institution) can become a professional member of Chiva, with full voting rights. Professional membership is lifelong, whilst in a relevant professional role. Professionals can opt out of individual membership at any point. Cost: £20 per person, a one-off payment to cover lifelong membership
These can be purchased here:
Individuals and partner organisations can become affiliated members of Chiva, which enables them to receive Chiva newsletters, bulletins and updates. Affiliated membership has no charge. Individuals and organisations can opt out of receiving information from Chiva at any point.
Chiva members’ newsletter:
A Chiva members’ newsletter is sent out to all members four times per year providing updates on Chiva’s work, upcoming activities, information about wider events, conferences, and recent publications. Additional members’ bulletins are provided to share information of potential interest.
Chiva professional members’ area:
A secure area of the website is provided to professional members to access via a login. Information in this area is intended for professional members to support their work with young people and their families, for example, additional resources shared from Chiva projects which are not made available for public access.
For any queries about Chiva membership please email [email protected]