September 21, 2017
For more than 25 years, Johnson & Johnson has partnered with EGPAF to eliminate mother-to-child-transmission of HIV in India and seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Johnson & Johnson supports EGPAF in its ability to direct resources and fill key service delivery gaps to achieve maximum impact of health programs. One such program is the New Horizons Advancing Pediatric HIV Care initiative, a multi-sectoral collaboration that aims to improve and enhance HIV/AIDS treatment for children living with the virus through increased awareness and research, health systems strengthening and improved access to medicines.
September 18, 2017
You may already know that EGPAF Ambassador Martha Cameron is a champion of our work, a leading educator on HIV prevention and stigma, and a proud staffer at Every Orphan’s Hope, a nonprofit that helps Zambian children find new families after losing parents to HIV/AIDS. But did you also know that she’s a geek for Apple products and loves Boyz II Men? We put Martha in the hot seat so you could get to know her better.
September 6, 2017
EGPAF in Kenya, recently facilitated a field visit of journalists to northern Kenya. The aim of the visit was to educate the journalists on childhood tuberculosis (TB) in Turkana County and the support that EGPAF, in partnership with the county government of Turkana and other stakeholders, are taking to end TB in the region.
August 29, 2017
EGPAF in Mozambique, in coordination with the Provincial Health Directorate of Gaza, from the Ministry of Health in Mozambique, participated in School Games XIII, held last month from July 14 – 23 in Macia and Xai-Xai (Gaza Province).
August 23, 2017
Tawonga is an 8-year-old girl living in central Malawi. She loves running fast through the rows of her family’s cassava field. She loves learning how to write at her local school. And she loves pretending that she is a mother, wrapping her 9-month-old brother Abraham onto her back with a colorful chitenge. A chitenge is the printed cloth that serves many purposes for a Malawian woman—in this case for carrying a child hands-free.
August 16, 2017
The latest global report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) includes much to celebrate. But it also demonstrates how far we still must go to protect the millions of children living with HIV.
August 14, 2017
In honor of International Youth Day, we share stories from around the world of youth who inspire their peers and us. The current generation of youth is the largest in history – they are the future.
August 10, 2017
Pemphero, 17, does not remember a day that did not begin with taking antiretroviral (ARV) medication. He also cannot remember his parents, who died from AIDS-related causes when he was still a toddler. Pemphero grew up in the homes of relatives in his village outside Mchinji, Malawi. He figured that every child started the day by drinking ARVs.