July 24, 2012
For years, children living with HIV/AIDS were left out in the cold by conventional treatment methods. But as treatment methods improve, more and more children are growing up with HIV, and they face unique challenges and obstacles. On Monday, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation hosted a panel discussion of adolescent HIV treatment needs, entitled ” Addressing the Psychosocial Needs of Transitioning Adolescents Living with HIV Since Birth: A Global Perspective.”
July 23, 2012
This weekend at AIDS 2012, EGPAF Ambassador Florence Ngobeni-Allen attended an event hosted by UNAIDS, ONE, the Business Leadership Council, and the Nelson Mandela Foundation called Uniting for an AIDS-Free Generation.
The special evening brought together heroes in the fight against AIDS to celebrate the return of the International AIDS Conference to the United States for the first time in more than two decades. Inside, Florence provides a detailed recap of the evening.
July 23, 2012
Mobile health technology (mHealth) is a pretty hefty topic to delve into at 7 a.m., but this morning’s mHealth presentation at IAS – sponsored by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, mHealth Alliance, and Johnson & Johnson – provided encouraging insight into how mobile technology can positively affect pediatric HIV work.
July 22, 2012
Advocates! Jake Glaser here. I’d like to share with you an amazing experience I had this past weekend. I was honored to join a group of outstanding individuals at a UNAIDS-hosted event called Uniting for an AIDS-Free Generation. Held at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the event kicked off this year’s International AIDS Conference.
July 19, 2012
Sir Elton John has been a musical superstar for over 40 years, but he has also been a leader for people living with HIV/AIDS. Read more about his new book and his thoughts on Elizabeth Glaser's legacy.
July 18, 2012
In advance of the AIDS 2012 Conference, Dr. Kevin De Cock of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides the following guest blog about U.S. leadership in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV globally. Dr. De Cock, the Director of the CDC’s Center for Global Health, writes about recommitting to the goal of an AIDS-free generation.
July 12, 2012
Twenty years ago this weekend, Elizabeth Glaser gave a landmark speech on the AIDS epidemic at the Democratic National Convention in New York City.
July 5, 2012
As we prepare for the International AIDS Conference, we remember those we've lost over the last thirty years.
July 3, 2012
The Foundation's own Taylor Moore recently had a chance to catch up with Ugandan Foundation Ambassador Josephine Nabukenya, who was back in Washington, D.C., to participate in a meeting with an AIDS research group.
June 29, 2012
This week, Foundation President and CEO Chip Lyons participated in a briefing about the needs of children orphaned or affected by HIV/AIDS. Read more about the discussion and what the Foundation is doing to help orphaned and vulnerable children.