July 6, 2015
Ashley Rose Murphy is 17 years old and has been living with HIV since birth. She uses her voice to educate people about HIV/AIDS and help combat fear and stigma many people living with HIV must face every day. She is sharing her story and her journey to becoming an advocate with EGPAF. Read her first installment below.
June 29, 2015
Since 2000, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) remains one of the national beneficiaries of Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi) sorority, with nationwide chapters that have generously raised more than $825,000 to support EGPAF’s efforts to end AIDS in children.
June 25, 2015
Children living with HIV face many challenges when it comes to treatment, one being that often pediatric HIV medications are difficult for infants and young children to take due to their taste, making adherence difficult for parents and caregivers. Recent tentative approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of a new pediatric ARV formulation of oral pellets of lopinavir and ritonavir (LPV/r) that can be mixed into a child’s food represents significant step in addressing this obstacle.
June 17, 2015
Dinova Luhanga is a participant in a male study circle organized by Life Concern, a community-based organization in Malawi supported by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Traditionally, men are not very involved in issues of health, but study circles are an important tool for changing attitudes about what it means to be a successful man, husband, and father.
June 16, 2015
Health educators save lives. Learn how educational sessions provided by Project Keneya in Côte d’Ivoire allowed one woman to bridge communities and make a lasting difference.
June 12, 2015
EGPAF joined World Vision and Save the Children on Capitol Hill this week for a panel discussion on Saving the Lives of Moms and Kids. The briefing, co-sponsored by the Congressional Global Health Caucus highlighted how U.S. funded programming is working in the field to save lives.
June 11, 2015
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) celebrate 25 years of partnership at the 75th CWA Convention in Detroit.
June 1, 2015
EGPAF’s longtime partner, Jewelers for Children, announced its 2015 commitment to an AIDS-free generation with a generous $625,000 donation to help EGPAF reach more women, children and families with lifesaving programs.
May 27, 2015
Displacement, migration, and limited employment opportunities can dramatically increase the risk of HIV infection in low-resource countries such as Uganda. To combat HIV in the places of highest prevalence, health workers in southwest Uganda are joining forces with displaced tribal members, migrant workers and other most at risk populations.
May 26, 2015
Throughout the 2014-2015 school year, thousands of college students have stood UP 4 THE FIGHT at dance marathons—raising more than $435,000 to support the mission of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) to end AIDS in children. However, the adventure is not over yet for top fundraisers Emma McCune, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and Matthew Nersesian, University of California Berkeley. Both students will be going from the conga line to the front line, traveling to Tanzania to see their fundraising dollars at work at EGPAF supported sites.