What We’re Reading: Toward a Generation-Free
This week, we’re reading all about why prioritizing children is essential to ending HIV/AIDS. From a new medicine patent agreement that will increase access to pediatric drugs around the world, to the innovative ways Chevron is helping create the first HIV-free generation, we’re inspired by the work being done to end AIDS in children.
EGPAF – Improving Children’s Access to Lifesaving HIV Medications – A new HIV medication licensing agreement will increase access to a promising new antiretroviral (ARV) mediation in countries with high HIV burdens.
Salon.com – “I was looked at like a disease:” HIV’s Enduring Stigma – Ernesto Munar, president and CEO of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, opens up about how stigma toward people living with HIV endures, despite our progress in care and treatment.
Huffington Post – “An AIDS-Free Generation”--- Rhonda Zygocki, executive vice president of policy and planning at Chevron, shares how the company gives back to the community by prioritizing an AIDS-free generation.
EGPAF – “Deborah Birx Confirmed As Global AIDS Coordinator” – The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) congratulates Deborah Birx, M.D. on her confirmation as the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator.