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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation

AIDS Killed My Mother's Generation, But My Children Can Be AIDS-Free

Martha Cameron | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Martha Cameron

In 2003, I learned I was HIV-positive on a return visit to Zambia. In that moment I felt entirely hopeless as my mother had just recently passed away, too. I had the support of my family and those that I worked with, but no guarantee for my future. Would I, too, be part of the lost generation in Zambia?

Twenty-five Years of Lifesaving Partnerships

Chip Lyons | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Chip Lyons

We were gathered with partners and supporters to reflect upon progress that we have made toward our mission of ending AIDS in children.

Reaching Our 20 Millionth Woman

Chip Lyons | Posted 07.16.2014 | Impact
Chip Lyons

Credit: Nigel Barker One ordinary day this spring, in one of the countries supported by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPA...

An Open Letter to Ambassador Deborah Birx: Pediatric AIDS Treatment Targets Must be Prioritized

Chip Lyons | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Chip Lyons

One of the most powerful testaments to the United States' commitment to ending the AIDS pandemic has been its efforts around children.

My Children, My Hope

Florence Ngobeni-Allen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Florence Ngobeni-Allen

After her daughter lost her battle with AIDS, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Ambassador Florence Ngobeni-Allen says she had to learn to ac...

Learning From Strong Women

Nigel Barker | Posted 05.06.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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."