What We’re Reading: Best of the EGPAF Blog 2013

With 2014 just around the corner, we are looking back at the top EGPAF blogs of 2013.

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With 2014 just around the corner, we are looking back at the top EGPAF blogs of 2013. From our HIV 101 series,  to our monthly Alpha Epsilon Phi spotlights, these must-read blogs highlight EGPAF’s work around the world and the incredible impact of global HIV/AIDS advocacy.

HIV 101: Understanding HIV --  The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is one of the world’s most confusing and complex viruses. In this series, we will strip away the scientific jargon and provide a straightforward guide to HIV with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)’s Director of Basic and Clinical Research Jeffrey Safrit. 

A Q&A with AEPhi Tulane -- Get to know Tulane University’s AEPhi Epsilon chapter through our question & answer session with its leaders, President Ashley Wolofsky and Vice President of Philanthropy Alexandra Cohen.

Frequently Asked Questions: The New World Health Organization’s HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines --  With the release of new comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) for 2013, we asked Dr. Christian Pitter, Senior Director of Global Technical Policy and Partnerships at EGPAF, to answer some frequently asked questions about the new guidelines and what they mean for the global effort to eliminate pediatric HIV.

Photo of the Day: The Defiant One -- In December 1994, just weeks after Elizabeth Glaser lost her battle with AIDS, People magazine published a touching tribute to “The Defiant One,” praising Elizabeth’s bravery even in the face of her own mortality. Read the tribute here.