January 25, 2017
Immaculate Akinyi Onditi, an HIV-positive mother of three HIV-free children refuses to be stigmatized by the disease -- choosing instead to inspire others.
January 19, 2017
Chanclene is a lively and engaged student at the Government Bilingual High School in Bamenda, Cameroon. She looks forward to studying journalism at the University of Bamenda next year. Today, she is confident and healthy. But that wasn’t always the case. When she was 14, Chanclene discovered that she is living with HIV.
January 18, 2017
EGPAF Ambassador, Ashley Rose Murphy, recently sat down with SELF Magazine to talk about what life has been like growing up with HIV.
January 11, 2017
Survive and Thrive, funded by the Conrad Hilton Foundation and implemented by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, is aimed at strengthening early childhood development (ECD) in areas where children are severely affected by HIV.
December 28, 2016
This week we're reflecting on all the work that we've done to end AIDS in children in 2016, and we're looking forward to continuing the work in 2017. We've selected some of our favorite blogs from the year, so we hope you'll check it out and enjoy. Happy New Year from all of us at EGPAF!
December 21, 2016
The first 1,000 days of life—from pregnancy to 2 years of age—is a critical period for health and survival. Adequate maternal and child nutrition during this period is crucial for both cognitive and physical development. Stunting, in particular, affects brain development and is associated with lower cognitive abilities, poor school performance, and lower earnings throughout life.
December 14, 2016
Loness Kadaya and Victoria Bliati are HIV-positive. They both volunteer at Ntcheu District Hospital, located in the Central Region of Malawi, as Expert Clients, a position at health facilities designed for openly HIV-positive leaders in the community.
December 13, 2016
The training room at the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Health Centre in the dusty border town of Maputsoe, Lesotho, is filled with women dressed in white. Several of them crowd around a cube-shaped machine, small enough to fit inside a plastic grocery bag, on the tabletop at the front.
December 8, 2016
Many of the infants arrive weighing two pounds or less and remain at the center for as long as two months as they grow healthy. Mothers stay with their babies for this entire period, sleeping in a dormitory integrated into the unit. This hospital is a godsend for low-income families in this sprawling capital city. From incubators to a fully equipped lab, the hospital provides high-quality care for free.