Join Us. Inspire Others.
May 20, 2013
Making a difference is as easy as supporting the 24th annual A Time for Heroes in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 2, 2013. This year we are asking you to “Join Us. Inspire Others”- to inspire families to join Elizabeth Glaser's heroic fight to save the lives of her children and to become a hero to the mothers and children currently fighting worldwide.
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. ...
At World Health Assembly, Concerns and Commitment
Posted May 22, 2013
The World Health Assembly, based in Geneva,
Switzerland, is the main governing body of
the World Health Organization. (Photo: WHO)
The 66th World Health Assembly (WHA) opened in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday with representatives from the 194 member states of the World Health Organization (WHO). The group convenes annually to make key decisions about the future policies and key directions of the WHO. This year, the delegates will focus on the challenge of how to ensure the place of health in the post-2015 generation of millennium development goals
(MDGs), including MDG 5
, improving maternal and child health and MDG 6
, combating HIV, malaria, and other diseases.
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