March 19, 2013
On February 26, 2013, EGPAF’s Senior Director of Country Management and Support, Dr. Stephen Lee delivered a lecture on the challenges involved in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in rural settings to more than 150 students at State University of New York (SUNY) Potsdam.
March 18, 2013
"On March 10, we celebrated National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It was a day to recognize how AIDS affects women and girls in the United States. It was a day to reflect on 30 years of the epidemic, and how it has impacted our young people. It was a day to take a stand." Read more about how Miss Universe 2012 stood with women worldwide to fight for the end of AIDS.
March 15, 2013
This week, we’re learning more about how a D.C. organization is fighting for women and girls living with HIV, thinking about the challenges of growing up with HIV, and reading about how an EGPAF Ambassador honored her late daughter.
March 15, 2013
This month, EGPAF released an end-of-project report for its work in Rwanda on the USAID-funded HIV Clinical Services Program (HCSP). The HCSP aimed to increase access to high-quality, comprehensive HIV-related clinical services, as well as offerings focused on maternal and child health, family planning and reproductive health, nutrition, and sexual and gender-based violence by supporting health institutions as they provide these services. The report, which you can read here, illustrates EGPAF’s achievements and next steps in Rwanda.
March 14, 2013
The month of February is important to me. It is a time for me to reflect, and for me, it symbolizes the importance of living life to the fullest, even after the thing that gave you life has passed on. Learn more about how I honored my late daughter's legacy this February at Dance Marathon at UCLA.
This month, we’re taking the time to honor women and girls in the United States and around the world who are focused on the fight against HIV as we celebrate Women’s History Month. We’re sharing stories, interviews, and perspectives from women and girls, and remembering our own powerful legacy of women involved in creating an AIDS-free generation.
We'll be updating this page each time a new blog highlighting a different woman is published, so check back frequently!
March 13, 2013
In December, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the State Department would renew its focus on global health through the creation of the Office of Global Health Diplomacy. Learn more about the Office and Ambassador Goosby's thoughts on the United States' role in global health.
Last week was a busy one for everyone at EGPAF. On Sunday, March 3, the world was stunned by news of a baby in Mississippi who was functionally cured of HIV, and this past weekend we commemorated National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. In the midst of it all, we received more good news: our video, Countdown to an AIDS-Free Generation, was recently selected for a CINE Special Jury Award as the best film in their Motivational category for 2013.
March 11, 2013
Around the world and in our own backyard, women are fighting for the rights of women and girls and for an AIDS-free generation. One of these women is Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), a Washington, D.C.-based nongovernmental organization (NGO) whose mission is to “promote the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women and girls globally by shaping the development and implementation of U.S policies.”
March 8, 2013
This week, we’re learning all about an American infant who has been functionally cured of HIV. We conducted an interview with the doctor who was the lead researcher on the case and an article honoring Elizabeth Glaser’s focus on the end of pediatric HIV. In addition, we’re reading about how EGPAF is helping organizations in Cameroon utilize the country’s Youth Day to encourage HIV testing and treatment, and thinking about Jake Glaser’s perspectives on a busy month.