U.S. Ambassador congratulates EGPAF's mobile clinic launch
by Arsenio Manhice, May 20, 2013
With 25.1 percent prevalence of HIV, Gaza is the most heavily affected province of Mozambique, but the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) and its partners are leading the fight to eliminate HIV from the region. With the launch of three mobile clinics, healthcare will be easier to access in the districts where coverage is dangerously low.
The Ndhiwa Region is Getting Close to the Elimination of Pediatric HIV Infections
by Eric Kilongi, May 20, 2013
The Ndhiwa region of Kenya has seen tremendous progress in the elimination of new pediatric HIV infections.The region’s average mother-to-child HIV transmission rates have decreased from a high of 10 percent in 2010 to 4 percent in 2012.
Elizabeth and Jake Glaser. (Photo: EGPAF)
Mother's Day Traditions
by Jake Glaser, May 11, 2013
Mother's Day is a day to reflect on the important role mothers around the world play in their children's lives. For Jake Glaser, Elizabeth's 28-year-old son, it is no different. He took some time to reminisce about an important Glaser family tradition and the role his mom played in his life. ...
Linking HIV with Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Posted May 23, 2013
HIV/AIDS and neglected tropical diseases
(NTDs) often overlap, affected women and
children disproportionately. (Photo: WHO)
Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about global health funding and how we can do more with less. As we reflect on 10 years of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Release (PEPFAR)
, move forward with new funding streams for the Global Fund
and transition bilateral and multilateral support to country-ownership platforms, we must examine the best ways to link HIV/AIDS services with other global health interventions.
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