October 25, 2012
Foundation Ambassador Cristina Peña has become a champion for the rights of women and girls living with HIV around the world. From leading sessions on the needs of HIV-positive young people at the International AIDS Conference this summer to participating in sessions on youth and HIV/AIDS at the White House, Cristina is a powerful voice for change. And this past September, Cristina joined other women born with HIV from around the world in Geneva, Switzerland. Learn more about her trip after the jump.
October 24, 2012
For 12 years, EGPAF has supported Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services (CBCHS), a nonprofit health care organization in Cameroon, in developing and offering effective, efficient, and high-quality services for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. This month, EGPAF released an end-of-project report about its work with CBCHS; the report illustrates the successes, challenges, and next steps for our partners in Cameroon.
October 5, 2012
On Thursday, September 27, the EGPAF/Zimbabwe staff parking lot – which is normally dry and dusty – enjoyed a “dream makeover” when it became the venue for the end-of-project event for the USAID five-year bilateral agreement. Read more about the event and the Foundation's work in Zimbabwe after the jump.
October 2, 2012
Foundation Ambassadors are teaching others about the battle to end pediatric AIDS and leading the way to an AIDS-free generation.
September 28, 2012
This week Foundation President and CEO Chip Lyons participated in the online discussion “Eradicating AIDS,” hosted by HuffPost Live and moderated by Huffington Post contributor Abby Huntsman. Read more about the talk and about the "Big Push" to achieve key global health goals.
September 24, 2012
As the weather cools down and the 2012 US Presidential campaign heats up, Foundation President Chip Lyons calls for a campaign commitment to make one big push to end HIV and AIDS in children and mothers around the world.
September 20, 2012
Although the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is lucky to have a relatively low HIV rate (3.7 percent of the population), the devastation caused by DRC’s long international war has left the health system and general infrastructure in a state of disarray. There are estimated to be more than 1 million people living with HIV in DRC, and only a fraction of them have any access to services or treatment for HIV. Learn from Dr. John Ditekemena, EGPAF's DRC country director, about how you can help change this.
September 13, 2012
This week, scientists from around the world gathered in Boston for the 12th annual AIDS Vaccine 2012, a conference devoted to research towards an HIV vaccine. Learn more below about their discoveries and the future of a vaccine for HIV.
September 10, 2012
As summer turns to fall and election coverage heats up, Congress still has a job to do by September 30th—keep the government funded. Click here for an update on how budget discussions will impact global HIV/AIDS programs.
September 6, 2012
For many of us, mobile technologies are how we learn, play, and communicate quickly and effectively. But for women living with HIV in remote areas, mobile technologies can be a critical lifeline. Learn how we’re using these technologies to save lives around the globe.