In accordance with the mission of Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia to become an academic and professional center of excellence, the vision of PPH Unika Atma Jaya (ARC) is to become a leading HIV-AIDS research center at the national, regional, and international, level with the capacity to develop policy studies on overcoming the HIV epidemic by supporting underprivileged communities.
The mission of PPH Unika Atma Jaya (ARC) is to develop and encourage HIV-based research, education and community interventions which are interdisciplinary and integrated with the aims of developing better health policies related to HIV-AIDS.
PPH Unika Atma Jaya (ARC) aims to increase capacity of researchers at Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, and other Indonesian researchers in general to be able to conduct policy research for the HIV-AIDS response through:
- Developing operational research, implementation studies, and action research which can contribute to national policies as a response to HIV-AIDS, particularly through scientific perspectives which in turn can be used as best practices in the academic community.
- Developing capacity of researchers enabling them to produce quality research aimed at developing better HIV-AIDS policies.
- Strengthening of networks to monitor and evaluate HIV-AIDS policies with a contextual approach towards communities affected by HIV and other underprivileged groups.
- Developing marginalized communities through HIV-based health care.