February 7, 2017
Stella is a 32-year-old mother living in Chundu village, Zimbabwe. She has three children, aged 9, 5, and 1. Stella delivered all of her children at the antenatal care clinic at Hurungwe District Hospital. Now she volunteers there as a peer facilitator.
January 31, 2017
Boris is a 43-year-old mechanic living in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, a bustling coastal city in West Africa. He enjoys a full and happy life with his longtime girlfriend and 16-year-old son. When he is not working on cars, he works on his body—lifting weights to build muscle mass and definition. He has never competed as a bodybuilder, but he takes pride that he is approaching middle age with a fit appearance.
January 25, 2017
Immaculate Akinyi Onditi, an HIV-positive mother of three HIV-free children refuses to be stigmatized by the disease -- choosing instead to inspire others.
January 19, 2017
Chanclene is a lively and engaged student at the Government Bilingual High School in Bamenda, Cameroon. She looks forward to studying journalism at the University of Bamenda next year. Today, she is confident and healthy. But that wasn’t always the case. When she was 14, Chanclene discovered that she is living with HIV.
January 18, 2017
EGPAF Ambassador, Ashley Rose Murphy, recently sat down with SELF Magazine to talk about what life has been like growing up with HIV.
January 11, 2017
Survive and Thrive, funded by the Conrad Hilton Foundation and implemented by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, is aimed at strengthening early childhood development (ECD) in areas where children are severely affected by HIV.
December 28, 2016
This week we're reflecting on all the work that we've done to end AIDS in children in 2016, and we're looking forward to continuing the work in 2017. We've selected some of our favorite blogs from the year, so we hope you'll check it out and enjoy. Happy New Year from all of us at EGPAF!
December 21, 2016
The first 1,000 days of life—from pregnancy to 2 years of age—is a critical period for health and survival. Adequate maternal and child nutrition during this period is crucial for both cognitive and physical development. Stunting, in particular, affects brain development and is associated with lower cognitive abilities, poor school performance, and lower earnings throughout life.