June 1, 2016
EGPAF partners with the Media Institute of Southern Africa to support the “Pediatric and Adolescent HIV” category as a way to inspire journalists to concentrate on important topics such as pediatric HIV. This year's winners assisted in spreading awareness of the epidemic in more ways than one.
May 25, 2016
Musa Oloo, sits across the bench at Magina Health Center in Homa Bay County, Kenya, surrounded by women and nursing children. He is 72 years old; many years ago, a car accident left him an amputee. Amid the chatter of the women, he sits calmly next to his wife. He stands out as the only man attending a support group for mothers who are HIV-positive–
May 19, 2016
Just days ago, the world celebrated International Day of Families. Here at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), we marked the occasion by celebrating children and parents around the world who are alive and healthy, thanks to testing, prevention, and treatment of HIV.
April 19, 2016
Last week, the Lesotho government, through the Ministry of Health, with support from EGPAF, celebrated the launch of “Test and Treat” guidelines for HIV throughout the country. Lesotho is the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to implement these new guidelines.
April 15, 2016
On April 6th, the President of the General Assembly organized a Civil Society Hearing at UN headquarters in New York to formally gather civil society’s input into the High Level Meeting (HLM) on HIV/AIDS, which will take place from 8-10 June 2016.
April 11, 2016
An HIV diagnosis is difficult no matter how old you are, but for the 2.1 million adolescents who are living with HIV around the world, the news can be especially devastating. I know, because I am one of those young people.
April 8, 2016
Around the world, women and girls continue to have a high risk of illness, injury, and death during pregnancy or childbirth. In recognition of International Maternal Health & Rights Day, EGPAF shares a look into Edith Opperman, the only clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe with a labor ward.
April 6, 2016
EGPAF ambassador, Ashley Rose Murphy, who was born with HIV, recently met with amfAR to talk about living openly with HIV, her advocacy work, and eradicating stigma associated with the virus.
April 4, 2016
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) expresses deep sadness at the loss of longtime colleague, leader and friend Dr. Anthony Tanoh. The news came early this morning that Dr. Tanoh had fallen ill late last week and passed away on Sunday evening, April 3, 2016 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
March 31, 2016
Too often, ethnic minorities living with HIV face compounded stigma and poor access to community resources like health care. Fortunately, traveling community health workers are making strides with these key populations.