September 14, 2012
This week, we’ve been reading about awards for heroes in the battle against pediatric HIV, new momentum in Uganda for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, civil rights issues for children living with HIV in the U.S., and where the research stands on the search for an AIDS vaccine.
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 7, 2012
This week we’re reading about research into breastfeeding, one of the ways that HIV can be transmitted from mother to child.
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.
September 4, 2012
To help address the needs of people ages 10-24, the World Health Organization (WHO) is working to develop international guidance for the treatment of HIV in adolescents. The group is looking for input from a number of stakeholders, including the most important group – young people living with HIV. To learn more about what youth need, WHO has created an online survey for youth from the ages of 10-24 living with HIV.
August 31, 2012
This week, we’re featuring news stories from around the world on issues affecting people living with HIV/AIDS. Learn more about tuberculosis, stigma, and announcements on recommendations for mothers and infants.
August 27, 2012
Florence Chessa is a nurse fighting against HIV both professionally and personally. Learn about her inspiring and incredible story and how she is helping to improve the delivery of care and treatment services and reduce stigma against health care workers living with HIV.
August 24, 2012
With the Republican and Democratic National Conventions approaching, this week we were reading about two historic speeches about HIV/AIDS from past conventions. Learn more about these ground-breaking moments.
August 23, 2012
Joanna Robinson has worked for the Foundation for longer than her two children have been alive, but she still gets looks of confusion when she tries to explain to them she is traveling to Africa for work.
Recently, the preschool her children attend in Victoria, British Columbia embarked on a project that would clear up a little of that confusion: they decided to collect toys and art supplies to deliver to EGPAF-supported play centers in Zimbabwe, a country halfway around the world that none of them knew anything about.