May 5, 2016
On this day, Justice is leading the men in a workshop on sexually transmitted diseases and family planning. The three-hour session involves a lecture, a discussion, and a hands-on activity—the men exchange marked slips of paper to illustrate how sexually transmitted diseases are unknowingly passed from person to person. The men listen intently, ask questions, and voice their opinions.
April 28, 2016
A couple in rural Zimabawe are expecting their third child; although their first two babies were born at home, Sarudzai is giving birth at a clinic this time. Sarudzai is staying at the Chundu women’s waiting shelter adjacent to the health clinic, which is more than two hours from Sarudzai’s home on foot.
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.
March 23, 2016
In memory of his sister, who died from AIDS-related causes as a child, Seleman Chiopera, now works as a peer educator to other men in his community so that they support their wives during pregnancy and beyond.