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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation

Learning From Strong Women

Nigel Barker | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Nigel Barker

Watching my mother and grandmother taught me so much -- seeing them nurture people and animals showed me, through their actions, what mattered most. They made so many sacrifices for our family, and they set the standard. They inspired me from childhood to volunteer and advocate for those less fortunate.

An HIV Status Doesn't Make You Damaged Goods

Jamar Rogers | Posted 04.12.2014 | Black Voices
Jamar Rogers

You see, you're more than a number. You're a living miracle, a breath of fresh air. You have hopes and ambitions. You dream. You hurt. You cry. You love. You are intricately weaved in the plot line of humanity's story and I, for one, am glad you're alive.

Setting the Stage for an HIV Cure

Chip Lyons | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Chip Lyons

Cure research is an essential step to keeping HIV positive children alive. It is imperative that children be included in the early stages of cure research and development, as we would not want to repeat the mistakes of the past by delaying the availability of a cure for children.

Reaching the Tipping Point on Pediatric AIDS

Chip Lyons | Posted 02.25.2014 | Impact
Chip Lyons

We are nearing the tipping point with pediatric AIDS, the moment when an HIV-free generation is possible. It cannot happen if we stop now.

A Generation of Hope, But Not Yet a Generation Free

Nigel Barker | Posted 01.31.2014 | Impact
Nigel Barker

My goal is to return to Tanzania and visit these amazing people and clinics again. But next time I want to tell more than a story of hope through photographs -- I want to tell a story of success. Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV is the first step toward achieving an AIDS-free generation.

Getting to Zero

Chip Lyons | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Chip Lyons

Taken as a whole, this progress indicates that we are well on our way of achieving the AIDS-free generation we've been fighting for during the past three decades. But the harsh reality is that many of the women and children who need our help are still difficult to reach.

In Kenya: Making Elimination of Pediatric AIDS Real

Chip Lyons | Posted 10.20.2013 | Impact
Chip Lyons

Ending new HIV infections among children is now not just a dream, but a reality. Governments around the world are finding innovative ways to reach this goal.

Celebrities Become Heroes for Pediatric AIDS

Chip Lyons | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Chip Lyons

Four years ago, I attended my first A Time for Heroes carnival in Los Angeles. What started as a special event for Elizabeth Glaser's closest friends and family has over the years become an annual celebration of the work we do to help moms and babies around the world stay healthy, and HIV-free.

Anna Almendrala

'The Voice' Star Calls Out Obama For HIV/AIDS Funding Cuts | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.03.2013 | Los Angeles

Twenty-five years later, the story of one Los Angeles mother's fight to save her son from an AIDS-related death still resonates with Hollywood familie...

On the Fierce Determination of Mothers Who Inspire Me

Meredith Barnett | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
Meredith Barnett

Life can be terribly unfair. But there are so many people out there, dozens of whom I heard from today, who are doing something to make the world a better place -- for children, for mothers, and by extension, for all of us.

In Kenya, Saving Babies From HIV and Protecting Women's Health

Chip Lyons | Posted 05.25.2013 | Impact
Chip Lyons

The battle to eliminate new HIV infection in children is being won, family by family, facility by facility, nurse by nurse, and country by country.

Anna Almendrala

LA Played A Major Role In Mississippi Baby's HIV 'Cure' | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.05.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- When doctors announced that a Mississippi toddler born with HIV was functionally cured, the news sent shockwaves around the globe. ...

A Mother's Fight

Florence Ngobeni-Allen | Posted 02.21.2013 | Impact
Florence Ngobeni-Allen

Nomthunzi was born with no complications to her proud parents. She was just a few weeks old when my husband grew ill. He passed away three months later.

The Beginning of the End of AIDS

Chip Lyons | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Chip Lyons

Ending AIDS starts with stopping the transmission of pediatric AIDS. We know this because we have done so, here in the United States and in much of Europe, and Asia. But we're not there yet.

No Childhoods Lost to HIV

Jake Glaser | Posted 02.13.2013 | Impact
Jake Glaser

We are taking a stand -- for ourselves and for the children just like us around the world. Every child deserves an opportunity to grow up, to have a fifth birthday, to have a first kiss, to follow their dreams -- and if they want, to have a family of their own someday.

Making a Campaign Commitment to an AIDS-Free Generation

Chip Lyons | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Chip Lyons

There is optimism among global health leaders that we are seeing the beginning of the end of AIDS. But we won't get there without the public support that comes from knowing it is within our grasp -- and the political will to make it happen.

Another Crossroads in the AIDS Epidemic

Chip Lyons | Posted 09.15.2012 | Impact
Chip Lyons

There is gathering momentum toward an AIDS-free generation, but it will take increased political leadership and a commitment of resources to turn the tide and prevent us from backsliding on our incredible achievements to date.

Zimbabwe's Great Leap Toward Preventing HIV in Children

Chip Lyons | Posted 08.01.2012 | Impact
Chip Lyons

By committing to the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, Zimbabwe has ensured that its children will not only survive, but have the opportunity to thrive.

Why I Joined a Mother's Fight to End Pediatric AIDS

Wendy Davis | Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact
Wendy Davis

HIV and children is still very much an issue we need to pay attention to. And as a generation of HIV-positive children grows into adolescence and adulthood, they still have a lot to teach us.

A Mother's Heartbreaking Story About Pediatric AIDS

Suzan Stirling | Posted 05.23.2012 | Impact
Suzan Stirling

I'll never forget the phone call that saved my children's lives. It was a new doctor. She was quick to the point. She said, "Something in your son's blood work warrants an AIDS test. I suggest your whole family be tested."

Facing HIV in Uganda and the United States

Josephine Nabukenya | Posted 05.10.2012 | Impact
Josephine Nabukenya

When you're a kid, a lot of times you feel alone. That feeling is multiplied when you grow up with HIV. But then you find someone who has been through what you've been through, and it makes you feel better.

Dancing the Day (And Night) Away to Fight Pediatric HIV/AIDS

Lesley Girkins | Posted 04.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Lesley Girkins

At the end of the night, everyone was more educated about the cause, and felt inspired to stay involved with the fight against pediatric AIDS. Involvement of this magnitude proves that this community cares.

Dancing for an AIDS-Free Generation

Josephine Nabukenya | Posted 04.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Josephine Nabukenya

My participation in the Dance Marathon at UCLA was life-changing. In a room full of American students my age, I was able to see that regardless of where we come from, we are all passionate about saving lives.

Getting Louder in the Call for an AIDS-Free Generation

Chip Lyons | Posted 01.12.2012 | Impact
Chip Lyons

The fact that an HIV-positive woman can have an HIV-negative baby is one of the greatest but least known success stories in the 30-year fight against AIDS.

A World Where No Child Is Born With HIV

Anu Gupta | Posted 08.13.2011 | Impact
Anu Gupta

A baby is born with HIV every 90 seconds and half of all children with the virus die before age 2. This is simply unacceptable, especially when we have the knowledge and ability for every mother with HIV to have a healthy baby.