The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children's Hospital (BIPAI), serves as the anchor for most of Texas Children's Global Health programs.
The mission of BIPAI and its affiliated non-governmental organizations are to provide high-quality, family-centered pediatric and adolescent health care, education and clinical research worldwide.
Established in 1996 with a goal of improving the lives of HIV-infected children in Romania, BIPAI now provides HIV/AIDS care and treatment, health professional education and training and clinical research through its Centers of Excellence in Romania, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda.
More than 300,000 children and their families receive care through the BIPAI network, making it the world’s largest pediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment program. It trains 9,000 healthcare professionals through its network.
BIPAI is one of the world's largest academic programs dedicated to global pediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment, health professional training, monitoring, evaluation and operational research.