News, commentary, and voices in the efforts to eliminate HIV and AIDS in children worldwide.
April 9, 2013
At the Cannon House Office Building on Monday,
global health partners and advocates met to
celebrate a new briefing on the current state of
global health efforts.
(Photo: Jane Coaston/EGPAF)
Global health advocates gathered on Monday at the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill to mark the release of a new briefing
on the status of the United States’ global health efforts. Titled “Global Health – Investing In Our Future” and hosted by InterAction
, the presentation showed the unity of the global health community and indicated that the U.S. government’s investments in global health have paid considerable dividends.
April 5, 2013
EGPAF President and CEO Chip Lyons speaks at the
launch of a new EGPAF project supporting HIV treatment
and health systems strengthening in Malawi.
(Photo: Eric Kilongi/EGPAF)
This week, we’re learning about how Zambia is fighting HIV, reading about how prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV efforts are succeeding across southern Africa, finding out more about HIV funding changes for 2013, and thinking about how Elizabeth Glaser’s doctor has fought for people living with HIV for 30 years.
April 5, 2013
Dr. Michael Gottlieb was one of the first to
treat people living with HIV and AIDS in the
United States, and has been a champion for
people living with HIV for over three decades.
In June 1981, a young doctor named Dr. Michael Gottlieb published an article
written with several colleagues in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.” The article noted the emergence of pneumocystis pneumonia among gay men in the Los Angeles area. Little did Dr. Gottlieb know at the time that these cases were the first identified instances of what would become known as AIDS.
April 4, 2013
On April 5, 2013, more than 20 organizations from across the international development community will participate in "Momentum 1000,” a 1,000-minute digital media rally to raise awareness and inspire action around the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), marking 1,000 days until the end of 2015.
April 4, 2013
EGPAF Ambassador Ben Banks is excited for
the future of HIV/AIDS research.
EGPAF Ambassador Ben Bank shares his story of surviving more than three decades with HIV and how his survival has been possible because of advances in research. Learn more about his inspirational perspective.
April 3, 2013
The US Capitol is the center of vitally important
debates about HIV/AIDS funding this year.
Last week, after months of political wrangling, Congress passed legislation
to finance the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2013. When looking at the funding levels for U.S. foreign assistance, we found both good and bad news for the global fight against HIV and AIDS.