The New Times (Rwanda): Head of Paediatric AIDS Foundation Visits
May 25, 2010
New Times newspaper chronicles Foundation President and CEO Charles Lyons’ trip to the country, as well as the dramatic progress that’s been made in Rwanda preventing new infections in infants and treating children and mothers living with HIV.
“The president and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Charles Lyons, is in the country on a three-day visit to assess the foundation’s progress towards supporting HIV programmes in Rwanda. Lyons’ visit comes at a time when EGPAF is marking 20 years of leadership in the fight against paediatric AIDS around the world. Locally the organization supports initiatives that foster HIV prevention, care, treatment, counselling, research, advocacy programmes for children, mothers and families in the University Central Hospital of Kigali (CHUK), 7 district hospitals, 37 health centres and one prison dispensary.”