The current chairman is Prof. Anders Sönnerborg, Div. of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Virology, Huddinge University Hospital and the current secretary is Dr Mia Brytting, the Public Health Agency of Sweden.
The main aim for RAV is to promote rational use of antiviral drugs in Sweden. The group meets four to five times per year.
One important task for RAV has been to initiate the production of guidelines about treatment and management of viral infections such as HIV, hepatitis B and C infection, influenza, CMV and RSV. Several of these guidelines have been produced in collaboration with Swedish Medical Products Agency and the Public Health Agency of Sweden.