What We’re Reading: Taking Action in the Fight to End Pediatric HIV/AIDS

By EGPAF | November 1, 2013

Whether you’re standing UP 4 THE FIGHT, raising awareness about the risk of HIV co-infections, or capturing the stories of people infected and affected by HIV, your voice is essential to this fight.

Olivier Asselin

This week, we’re reading about why it’s important to get involved in the fight to end pediatric HIV. Whether you’re standing UP 4 THE FIGHT, raising awareness about the risk of HIV co-infections, or capturing the stories of people infected and affected by HIV, your voice is essential to this fight.

EGPAFBaldwin Wallace University Students Find Motivation in EGPAF “Stories of Hope” – Dance Marathon student leaders at Baldwin Wallace University (BWU) began carrying Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) “Stories of Hope” with them on campus to motive students and potential dancers. Read on to learn about their impact on students at BWU.

Voice of AmericaShortage of ARVS Hits Cameroon HIV/AIDS Patients – A shortage of antiretroviral medications (ARVs) in Cameroon has reached critical levels according to the country’s health officials. An estimated 200,000 people living in Cameroon need  ARVs, but because of the shortage, nearly half of the patients will not be able to receive their lifesaving treatment.

Huffington Post -- Here I Am: The Global Fund & Why Full Replenishment is Essential in the Fight Against TB – Lucy Chesire has been an advocate for tuberculosis (TB) treatment and prevention since she contracted and beat the disease 10 years ago. In this Huffington Post article, Chesire interviews Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership, about the new reality of drug resistant TB  and co-infections.

EGPAFCapturing Life Stories: EGPAF Launches New Features Service –  We’re trained to think in numbers and statistics. Life is made up of tiny moments, woven into a single story: our story. If you are a freelance writer, photographer, videographer, or audio reporter, help EGPAF capture those moments by contributing to our “Life Stories” features service.