Stephen Moses is a Professor of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, and Country Director for the University’s HIV and AIDS programmes in India. He is a physician and public health specialist who has spent more than two decades in applying the discoveries and methods of medical science to public health programming and policy globally. He is currently serving as a Trustee of the Karnataka Health Promotion Trust. He has pioneered HIV prevention programmes in Kenya and India, forged institutional alliances for international scientific study collaboration, and led research programmes throughout Asia and Africa. His main research and programmatic interests include biological and behavioural risk factors for STI/HIV transmission; syndromic approaches and risk assessment in the management of STIs; targeted interventions to reduce the transmission of STIs and HIV infection and health worker training in STI management in resource-poor settings among many others.