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Florence Ngobeni-Allen
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Florence Ngobeni-Allen is an HIV/AIDS educator and counselor, and a long-time Ambassador for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Solidarity and Celebration for Mothers Living with HIV

(2) Comments | Posted April 28, 2015 | 5:11 PM

As a mother, wife and health counselor living with HIV in South Africa, I know about the fears that a woman can feel when she thinks about disclosing her HIV status to loved ones. When I discovered that I was living with HIV, I feared stigma on top of the...

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My Children, My Hope

(0) Comments | Posted May 6, 2014 | 10:37 AM

After her daughter lost her battle with AIDS, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Ambassador Florence Ngobeni-Allen says she had to learn to accept her own HIV status before she could open her heart to having more children.

My journey to motherhood began more than 10...

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There Is an Ambassador in You

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2014 | 4:29 PM

For more than 25 years, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) has fought for the health of mothers and children worldwide. When I attended EGPAF's Global Impact Award Gala Dinner this past December, I was fascinated to learn how many people were inspired by Elizabeth's...

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A Mother's Fight

(3) Comments | Posted February 20, 2013 | 5:24 PM

Fighting a mother's fight against HIV has been a very significant part of my life.


I have worked as an HIV educator for more than a decade, counseling thousands of women in South Africa who have struggled with loss, stigma, and illness because of this epidemic.

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