(Photo: James Pursey/EGPAF)
Men: A Key to Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission
by Johanna Harvey , June 11, 2013
Studies have shown that male involvement in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services reduced the risks of vertical transmission (mother-to-child) and infant mortality by more than 40 percent. Educating male partners about HIV in general and how it is transmitted is essential to long-term approaches to eliminating HIV/AIDS transmission.
(Photo: The Voice)
A Talented Artist Doing More For Others
by Jamar Rogers , May 29, 2013
Jamar Rogers thrilled audiences on “The Voice” during its second season. Since then, he’s been touring, recording, and writing music, but he always makes time for one of his most important causes: children living with HIV. In this blog, Jamar explains why he’s so excited to get involved with EGPAF and the fight to eliminate pediatric AIDS.
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Reaching the Finish Line, One Rickshaw Run at a Time
by Danny Gottlieb , May 28, 2013
On April 6, the Sitar Wars rickshaw team began a 2,400-mile, two-week race across the entire Indian subcontinent to raise money for EGPAF. Read Danny’s final installment in his blog series about the journey and what the team experienced along the way.
The Ndhiwa Region is Getting Close to the Elimination of Pediatric HIV Infections
by Eric Kilongi, May 20, 2013
The Ndhiwa region of Kenya has seen tremendous progress in the elimination of new pediatric HIV infections.The region’s average mother-to-child HIV transmission rates have decreased from a high of 10 percent in 2010 to 4 percent in 2012.
Potential HIV Cure Takes Center Stage at Annual IMPAACT Meeting
Posted June 19, 2013
The International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent
AIDS Clinical Trials Network (IMPAACT) held a
leadership retreat this past in May, and
attendees focused on the creation of a cure
for HIV in infants and children.
Last month in Washington D.C., the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network
(IMPAACT) held its annual leadership retreat, bringing together maternal and child health-focused clinicians and scientists from around the world to discuss the most innovative solutions to health problems facing women and children.
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