Senior Adviser, Human Rights and Law, UNAIDS
Helena Nygren-Krug is a senior advisor on human rights and the law in the executive office of UNAIDS (the UN program on HIV/AIDS), which she joined in 2013. From 1999 to 2013, she led work on health and human rights at the World Health Organization. Prior to that, Nygren-Krug worked at the Carter Center as human rights consultant, Emory University Law School as an adjunct professor, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the Red Cross. She has authored numerous publications on the right to health and developed tools and training materials to operationalize human rights in the context of a variety of health challenges.