April 26, 2017
In a recent piece in the Los Angeles Times, 'America is the Global Good Guy on AIDS. Trump's Budget Would Change That', EGPAF's Chip Lyons weighs in on the Trump administrations's proposed cuts to global health aid and what it would mean for progress made and critical work left to do in the fight to end AIDS.
April 25, 2017
Every 30 seconds, a child dies from malaria, a mosquito-borne parasite that thrives in warm climates. Ninety percent of malaria cases are in sub-Saharan Africa, where the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation implements its programs. It is not uncommon in these countries for an individual to contract malaria several times during a lifetime—and suffer high fevers, shaking chills, and flu-like symptoms. Young children, pregnant women, and elderly people are most at risk of death. In fact, most malaria fatalities are among children under the age of five.
April 20, 2017
Malawi was hit hard by HIV. Despite progress made, there are still many people living with the disease in the low-income nation. Through EGPAF, Rise Malawi and ViiV Healthcare, community chiefs are stepping in to take action to help end AIDS.
April 18, 2017
The return on investment in a foreign-aid program has been high, in diplomatic as well as humanitarian terms.
April 13, 2017
Advocates born with HIV [including EGPAF Ambassador & sone of the late Elizabeth Glaser - Jake Glaser] face ongoing challenges.
April 11, 2017
Former EGPAF intern, Bruce, on learning his HIV status and growing up with the disease.
April 3, 2017
World Health Worker Week is an opportunity to mobilize communities, partners, and policy makers in support of health workers in your community and around the world. It is a time to celebrate the amazing work that they do and it is a time to raise awareness to the challenges they face every day. Without them, there would be no health care for millions of families in the developing world.
April 3, 2017
Paolo Kenias is a maize farmer living in Tambala, Malawi. He is quite fit as a result of his farm work as well as the many kilometers he logs every week on his bicycle as an expert HIV client for the Mayani Health Centre.
March 29, 2017
Beads of perspiration form on the forehead of 3-year-old Veronica Ebenyo as she dozes in her mother’s lap at the maternal and child health unit of Lodwar County Referral Hospital in Turkana County, Kenya. Elizabeth Ebenyo has brought young Veronica for a check-up and is happy to report that her daughter is up to date on vaccinations and has a healthy weight. EGPAF supports this health unit, as well as the HIV clinic at the hospital.