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.
Standing in front of a large crowd, 17-year-old Phenny narrates her experience of living with HIV. Phenny was born with HIV. She grips the microphone, as she bravely braces herself to address hundreds of congregants who had gathered for the adolescent health symposium in Homa Bay- the first of its kind in Kenya. This is not the first time she has spoken before a crowd. Ever since Phenny learned of her status years ago, she has had to defend herself from stigma and discrimination.