Public Policy & Advocacy
Elizabeth Glaser (Photo: EGPAF)
When Elizabeth Glaser discovered that the drugs prolonging her own life were unavailable to her daughter because they had not yet been tested on children, she became the first person to champion the needs of children with HIV/AIDS before Congress and the White House.
Building on Elizabeth’s legacy, EGPAF now works with policymakers in the U.S. and around the world to continue the work Elizabeth started, advocating for the best public policies for women, children, and families with HIV/AIDS.
HIV and AIDS Around the World
As one of the largest providers of prevention of mother-to-child transmission services under the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), EGPAF advocates for and implements PEPFAR programs to increase access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for children, women, and families affected by HIV and AIDS. Learn more
HIV and AIDS in the U.S.
To address the U.S. HIV and AIDS epidemic, EGPAF is taking steps to ensure that women, children, and families with HIV/AIDS in the United States receive the prevention, care, and treatment services they need to thrive. Learn more
Pediatric HIV and AIDS Research and Product Development
In order to eliminate pediatric AIDS, research in both medical science and public health practice must be conducted to increase the effectiveness of HIV care and treatment and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programs on the ground. Learn more
Recent Blog Posts about EGPAF's Advocacy Efforts
EGPAF President and CEO Charles Lyons speaks at an advocacy event in South Africa.
(Photo: Jon Hrusa)