May 22, 2017
To achieve universal access to treatment and to combat HIV and AIDS, EGPAF, in partnership with Kenya’s Ministry of Health, is providing door-to-door HTS in Homa Bay. The Kenya HIV Prevention Revolution Roadmap 2014 clusters Homa Bay County among the high-burden counties. The report shows that close to 65 percent of all new HIV infections occur in nine of the 47 counties in Kenya; creating a need for combination prevention strategies and geographic prioritization of the HIV response.
May 16, 2017
Recently, EGPAF’s CEO and President, Chip Lyons, as well as EGPAF’s Vice President of Research, Laura Guay, MD, were published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS).
May 11, 2017
In honor of Mother’s Day, here are five stories from moms around the world that inspire us – we hope they inspire you too!
May 10, 2017
Today, Lebele Mathato has brought her daughter, Nyakallo, for her 6-week check-up at the Maputsoe Clinic in Leribe, Lesotho. Nyakallo is alert and growing well. But as a woman living with HIV, Lebele has a lingering concern. Has she transmitted the incurable virus to her daughter during pregnancy or childbirth?
May 8, 2017
When you shop with André Assous, your purchase today could help provide an HIV test to a pregnant mom, which is the first step to making sure her baby is born HIV-negative.
April 26, 2017
In a recent piece in the Los Angeles Times, 'America is the Global Good Guy on AIDS. Trump's Budget Would Change That', EGPAF's Chip Lyons weighs in on the Trump administrations's proposed cuts to global health aid and what it would mean for progress made and critical work left to do in the fight to end AIDS.
April 25, 2017
Every 30 seconds, a child dies from malaria, a mosquito-borne parasite that thrives in warm climates. Ninety percent of malaria cases are in sub-Saharan Africa, where the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation implements its programs. It is not uncommon in these countries for an individual to contract malaria several times during a lifetime—and suffer high fevers, shaking chills, and flu-like symptoms. Young children, pregnant women, and elderly people are most at risk of death. In fact, most malaria fatalities are among children under the age of five.
April 20, 2017
Malawi was hit hard by HIV. Despite progress made, there are still many people living with the disease in the low-income nation. Through EGPAF, Rise Malawi and ViiV Healthcare, community chiefs are stepping in to take action to help end AIDS.