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May 11, 2013
Elizabeth and Jake Glaser.
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.
May 10, 2013
This week, Save the Children released its
annual report on the state of motherhood
around the world. (Photo: Save the Children)
This week, Save the Children
released its annual State of the World’s Mothers report
. Each year, the report ranks the best and worst places in the world for mothers and their children. In addition, Save the Children uses the State of the World’s Mothers report to focus attention on a specific issue related to maternal, neonatal and child health. This year, the theme of the report is “Surviving the First Day.”
May 10, 2013
Earlier this year, EGPAF President and CEO
Chip Lyons visited Ndhiwa district to learned
more about how EGPAF is helping the region
battle AIDS and provide better care for people
living with HIV. (Photo: EGPAF)
This week, we’re learning why a Foundation Ambassador is grateful, thinking about HIV and drug resistance, finding out more about the fight to keep infants and children healthy, and reading about how cell phones are helping one African country combat HIV.
At the Oridi Dispensary in Ndhiwa, this poster
helps healthcare workers track prevention of
mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) efforts,
helping nurses and physicians and allowing
more women to get tested and treated for HIV.
Located on the south shore of Lake Victoria in Homa Bay District
, the region of Ndhiwa could be among the first high HIV-burden districts in Kenya to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
May 8, 2013
EGPAF’s Dr. Laura Guay, World Vision
International’s Martha Newsome, and Dr. Joy
Lawn of Save the Children at a Monday Hill
briefing on child health and survival.
Global health and child survival experts gathered on Capitol Hill on Monday to share new information about child health and child and maternal mortality. “This is a story of great success, in many ways,” Dr. Joy Lawn, director of the Saving Newborn Lives program at Save the Children
, said. Moderated by Kaiser Family Foundation vice president and director Jennifer Kates, Ph.D. and featuring Save the Children, World Vision International
, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, the briefing focused on the health and survival of children around the world.
EGPAF Ambassador Martha Sichone-Cameron,
For over 25 years, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have supported the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. At this year’s CWA conference held in April, Foundation Ambassador Martha Sichone-Cameron addressed the attendees and thanked them for their support. In this blog, Martha writes about how deeply appreciative she is of CWA and all those who continue to fight for the end of AIDS.
her husband Andy, and their two boys, Josiah
and Judah. (Photo: EGPAF)