Donors and Implementing Partners

Donors

Alpha Epsilon Phi

Founded in 1909, Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi) is a sorority known to foster lifelong friendships and promote community service. Co-Founders Elizabeth Glaser and Susie Zeegen pledged AEPhi while a students at the University of Wisconsin and Univeristy of Southern California respectively – and today, across the country, the young women of AEPhi carry on Elizabeth’s legacy by raising awareness on their campuses and donating much-needed funds in support of the mothers, children, and families helped by EGPAF, AEPhi's designated national philanthropy. Visit website

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

EGPAF has a longstanding relationship with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2000, EGPAF was able to vastly expand its international prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV efforts through a multi-million dollar grant from the Gates Foundation. Since then, the Gates Foundation has provided EGPAF with additional grants for PMTCT implementation and operations research, as well as pediatric HIV vaccine research. Visit website

Boehringer Ingelheim

Since 1995, Boehringer Ingleheim (BI) has provided EGPAF with critical support to scale up services for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT); to strengthen the quality and comprehensiveness of service delivery; and to influence the development and implementation of program policies in close collaboration with national host governments. This long-standing partnership has allowed EGPAF to expand access to high-quality PMTCT services to significantly more women and children in numerous countries. Visit website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC has supported EGPAF’s prevention, care and treatment programs since 2004 with funds from the President’s Emergency Plan for HIV/AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The largest program, Project HEART (Helping Expand Antiretroviral Therapy for Children and Families), seeks to reduce morbidity and expand prevention efforts among HIV-positive people through increased access to and utilization of quality care and treatment services. Project HEART currently works in five countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia. As of March 2011, over 350,000 individuals were on ART as a result of Project HEART, and almost 400,000 HIV-positive mothers had received prophylaxis and support to reduce HIV transmission to their children. CDC also funds bilateral HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, and Tanzania. To date, CDC has provided EGPAF with over $500 million in funding. Visit website

Communication Workers of America

EGPAF's relationship with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) stretches back to the earliest days of the Foundation, when little was known about HIV/AIDS and its effect on children. CWA designated EGPAF as its "charity of choice" in 1990 after Elizabeth Glaser delivered a moving speech at CWA's national convention, and CWA's support of EGPAF has remained invaluable ever since. CWA national and local chapters have donated a total of more than $7 million to help support EGPAF’s lifesaving programs, and they continue to be one of EGPAF's most generous partners. Visit website

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development Canada

The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) is Canada's lead agency for trade, development and humanitarian assistance. DFATD's aim is to manage Canada's international development, humanitarian assistance and resources effectively and accountably to achieve meaningful, sustainable results. It also engages in policy development in Canada and internationally, enabling Canada’s effort to realize its development objectives. Visit website

Disney

The Walt Disney Company is one of EGPAF's most valued partners, serving as the title sponsor of the A Time for Heroes Celebrity Picnic from 2006 through 2011. In addition to providing monetary support for EGPAF's work, Disney also brings its unique magic with reading areas, princess activity castles, pirate ship booths, and a host of Disney stars. Disney brightens the lives of children and families around the world through charitable outreach, community initiatives, and the Disney VoluntEARS program. Visit website

Jewelers for Children

Jewelers for Children, the official charity of the jewelry industry, was one of the earliest supporters of EGPAF's global programs and remains a loyal EGPAF partner today. JFC has supported our prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV initiatives in several countries, including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, and India. JFC has also provided crucial funding for other programs, such as the International Leadership Award, helping scientists, researchers, and public health specialists address the challenges of HIV/AIDS in countries severely impacted by the pandemic. JFC has generously contributed more than $8.5 million to EGPAF's lifesaving programs since 1998. Visit website

Johnson & Johnson

Since 2002, Johnson & Johnson has partnered with EGPAF to reduce mother-to-child transmission in more than 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Since its inception, this important partnership has contributed to reaching more than 2.5 million pregnant women with lifesaving testing, care and treatment services. Through J&J support, EGPAF also has carried out a myriad of activities to support capacity building, technical advocacy, information sharing, and documentation around the adoption and implementation of revised WHO guidelines across its country programs. The partnership also supports the provision of cutting-edge training and mentorship aimed at increasing the management and leadership skills of HIV healthcare managers. Visit website

MAC AIDS Fund

M∙A∙C AIDS Fund and M∙A∙C Cosmetics have partnered with EGPAF since 1999 in various capacities including support for EGPAF's PMTCT efforts and its International Leadership Award (ILA) for research. In 2007, EGPAF was a beneficiary of the MAC Cosmetic’s annual Kids Helping Kids Holiday Card Program. Currently, the M∙A∙C AIDS Fund supports EGPAF’s India PMTCT program. Through this award, EGPAF, along with its in-country partner Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India (SAATHII), will continue to provide and expand its PMTCT efforts in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Visit website

The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation

In December 2010, EGPAF received an award from the London-based Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) to significantly scale up programs and dramatically accelerate the elimination of pediatric HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe. EGPAF is now in its fourth year of implementing this $45 million, five-year agreement – the third-largest grant EGPAF has received in its history. Using the 2010 WHO guidelines as a catalyst to improve access to critical and proven HIV-prevention methods in Zimbabwe, the partnership is expanding access to more comprehensive prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services nationwide, and optimizing the quality and impact of PMTCT programs to ensure more children are born free of HIV and that HIV-positive mothers are kept alive. Emphasis is being placed on strengthening the capacity and commitment of the existing health system at all levels to ensure an integrated, sustainable and cost-effective approach. The partnership also aims to ensure that the lessons learned from Zimbabwe are used to implement similar programs in other high-burden countries, and to strengthen efforts to eliminate pediatric HIV/AIDS globally. Visit website

The U.S. Agency for International Development

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with EGPAF since 2002 to provide HIV prevention, care, and treatment services to children and families in developing countries. The first USAID cooperative agreement with EGPAF was for the global Call to Action project, with a ceiling of $100 million to support prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services in 12 countries. This flagship project was extended twice and closed in September 2010. Beyond the global project, USAID also has awarded bilateral agreements to EGPAF for HIV/AIDS work in Lesotho, Mozambique, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe, with a total ceiling value of more than $141 million. EGPAF also receives USAID funds as a partner to other organizations in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya. As a partner on the PATH AIDSTAR consortium, EGPAF also is eligible for potential task order awards from USAID. Visit website

The United Kingdom Department for International Development

Since 2007, the Department for International Development (DfID) has provided crucial support to EGPAF's Family Aids Initiative (FAI) program in Zimbabwe, focusing on integration and expansion of comprehensive services for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in line with national PMTCT programme policies and strategies. In 2012, DfID renewed its commitment to EGPAF's program with a four-year grant to support the integration of comprehensive pediatric care and treatment into Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) for the Elimination of Pediatric HIV in Zimbabwe. DFID's support has been one pillar in an integrated approach led by EGPAF, and supported with funding by other donors such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the UK-based Children’s Investment Foundation Fund (CIFF). EGPAF's support with DfID and USAID funding in the past years has been essential in creating a strong platform for delivery of comprehensive and integrated PMTCT services as a critical activity in attaining wider goals related to MNCH. Support from all of our donors has represented a substantial investment towards elimination of HIV in infants and young children, and will assist Zimbabwe in moving towards its goal of an AIDS-free generation. Visit website

The World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) and EGPAF have a long-standing, multi-platform relationship, including engagement under the auspices of the Inter-Agency Task Team on Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women, Mothers and Children (IATT), a group of 28 multilateral, government, and non-governmental organizations that are committed to strengthening global, regional and national partnerships and programs that address the survival of pregnant women, mothers and children living with HIV. EGPAF also has worked with the WHO in the development of normative guidance for pediatric treatment, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV, and infant feeding. Visit website

UNICEF

UNICEF and EGPAF work together at global and country levels through Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) meetings and joint missions. UNICEF has also provided in-country grants to EGPAF to assist in scaling up services and building the capacity of health care workers on the ground. Visit website

united

EGPAF is a proud partner of United Airlines MileagePlus Charity Miles. United Airlines customers can donate frequent flier miles to EGPAF to support the educational and awareness building efforts of our EGPAF Ambassador program. As the only HIV/AIDS organization in United's Charity Miles program, donated miles allow EGPAF Ambassadors to educate vast audiences at college campuses, advocacy meetings, and community and EGPAF events to present a face in the fight against pediatric HIV/AIDS. To donate your United Airlines Mileage Plus miles, call United at 1-800-421-4655 or visit the website. Visit website

ViiV Healthcare

Since 2010, ViiV has provided important support to expedite access to HIV testing, care and treatment for infants and young children in Lesotho, Malawi and Swaziland. Through this partnership, EGPAF has been able to pilot innovative approaches to reaching the most vulnerable with life-saving services. The partnership also supports advocacy efforts to address policy barriers and support the prioritization of pediatric HIV care and treatment policies in other EGPAF-supported countries. EGPAF also is partnering with ViiV's Positive Action for Children Fund to provide technical assistance to community-based organizations (CBOs) in Kenya and Malawi, as well as to support community-level PMTCT programs in Kenya. At AIDS 2012 in Washington, D.C., ViiV Healthcare was the principal sponsor of the Global Village to promote networking between people from across the globe who are highly motivated to get involved in addressing issues of importance to people living with or affected by HIV and AIDS. Also, ViiV Healthcare’s Paediatric Innovation Seed Fund supports partnerships with organizations such as EGPAF that focus on the evidence base for pediatric care and treatment; the research and development of pediatric fixed-dose combination (FDC) products; and formulations for the treatment of infants and children living with HIV. Visit website

Implementing Partners

Asha Kirana

Asha Kirana is a community-based organization (CBO) that has been dedicated to providing PMTCT services and comprehensive continuum of care to people living with HIV/AIDS in four districts of the state of Karnataka since 1997. Asha Kirana Hospital, a 25-bed facility established in November 2004, networks with multidisciplinary health care professionals in order to bring together research and state-of-the-art treatment for HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections. Visit website

Dimagi

Dimagi is a social enterprise that provides open source innovative technology for underserved communities. One of their products – CommCare is an mHealth solution for CHWs. In discussions about collaborating (active discussions and meetings in Mozambique and Cote d’Ivoire). Visit website

FHI 360

FHI 360 is a global health and development organization whose science-based programs bring lasting change to the world's most vulnerable people. EGPAF currently collaborates with FHI 360 in Uganda on an operations research study looking at the influence of male involvement on uptake of PMTCT and family planning services. The two organizations also have held previous discussions around other opportunities to integrate HIV and family planning services. Visit website

George Washington University

In 2007, the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (GWU) Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics collaborated with EGPAF to create the EGPAF/GWU Partnership for Pediatric AIDS and Public Health. The objectives of the Partnership are to provide technical expertise in support of EGPAF's global pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment activities; and to create innovative educational opportunities for EGPAF staff and University students. Areas of GWU support include research, program evaluation, data analysis and statistics, laboratory services, and policy analysis. Visit website

Global Health Corps

The Global Health Corps (GHC), headed by Barbara Bush, seeks to strengthen the movement for global health equity and improve the quality of healthcare services for the poor by connecting outstanding young leaders with organizations working on the front lines in the fight for global health. In 2010, GHC and EGPAF partnered in Malawi, where two GHC fellows – one American and one Malawian – worked for one year assisting with monitoring and evaluation of programs. In 2011, GHC and EGPAF partnered in Malawi and Uganda, with two fellows in Malawi participating in monitoring and evaluation work, and two fellows in Uganda participating in maternal and child health work. This year, the partnership has expanded to include Zambia with fellows working on monitoring and evaluation. Visit website

John Snow, Inc.

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) seeks to improve the health of people and communities around the world. The partnership between JSI and EGPAF focuses on quality improvement activities in EGPAF-supported countries and analyzing monitoring and evaluation and data management systems via a global task order. JSI is also a partner with EGPAF on the STAR-SW Program in Uganda. Visit website

Jphiego

Jhpiego, an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, seeks to strengthen the delivery of healthcare services by providing low-cost solutions to women and families. EGPAF sub-contracted to Jhpiego in Kenya’s Eastern Province under the AIDS, Population, and Health Integrated Assistance II (APHIA II) Program for improving health services at the provincial level; the APHIA II program ended in 2010. EGPAF led the service delivery component with a specific focus on PMTCT as well as care and treatment. Visit website

PATH

PATH focuses on improving the health of people around the world by advancing technologies, strengthening systems, and encouraging healthy behaviors. PATH has worked closely with EGPAF in various collaborations at global and country levels. EGPAF partners with PATH to provide nutrition and infant and young child feeding expertise in Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa, Rwanda and Kenya via task orders. EGPAF also collaborates with PATH on the ProVIC project in DRC to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV and increase early-infant diagnosis of the disease. Visit website

Peace Corps

Provides skilled volunteers with a wide range of experience to programs around the world to build the capacity of people in resource-poor regions. EGPAF initiated discussions with Peace Corps around management expertise and volunteers to assist with programmatic work. Partnering in Mozambique for volunteers with community projects. Visit website

Solidarity and Action Against the HIV Infection in India

Solidarity and Action Against the HIV Infection in India is a registered non-profit organization in India, founded in 2000, working to expand access to quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care, support and treatment, and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in India. Headquartered in Chennai, SAATHII operates in nine states of the country with offices in Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Imphal and Nagpur. As the national coordinator for the EGPAF India PPTCT Program, SAATHII provides technical assistance to EGPAF-funded partners for their capacity building activities. Specific assistance to partners includes grant and financial monitoring, need-based trainings and on-site and desk-level technical and programmatic assistance. Additionally, SAATHII serves as a liaison with NACO/SACS and other organizations, enabling the partners to expand their coverage. Visit website

Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement

Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement is a non-profit development organization working in the areas of health, education and community development in Mysore, Karnataka. For the last 23 years, SVYM has offered a wide range of HIV/AIDS-related services, focusing on all modes of transmission of HIV infection and providing comprehensive preventive, curative, and linkages of rehabilitators care. SVYM is the only non-medical college that has been recognized as a Regional Resource Training Center in Karnataka. It has established India’s first and only free ART center in collaboration with the government and private sector partners. The organization has 22 PMTCT centers running in the three districts of Mysore, Hassan and Dakshin Kannada. Visit website

The Freedom Foundation

Established in Bangalore in 1992, Freedom Foundation is a non-profit organization offering a wide spectrum of services including treatment and residential care for those dealing with alcoholism, drug abuse and AIDS. From its Andhra Pradesh office, the organization operates in the districts of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak. In Karnataka, the organization operates in the districts of Bangalore, Bellary, Siruguppa and Udupi. Freedom Foundation’s PMTCT program initiated the first support groups functioning within the PMTCT sites. Visit website

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) and EGPAF primarily engage around the Inter-Agency Task Team on prevention of HIV infection in pregnant women, mothers and their children. EGPAF also has worked with the WHO around the development of the WHO guidelines, specifically for pediatric treatment, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV, and infant feeding. The WHO and EGPAF also work together to pilot syphilis testing as part of PMTCT programming in Zambia and Uganda. Visit website

World Vision

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by addressing the causes of poverty and injustice. The Foundation and World Vision decided to collaborate to strengthen linkages between facility and community-based services through a family-centered approach to HIV prevention and timely enrollment and retention into care and treatment for children, women, and their partners. A global MOU was signed as well as country specific agreements Swaziland and Lesotho with plans to expand to other countries. Visit website