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2014-07-10 16:25:12

Statement from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to today's announcement that the "Mississippi Baby," believed to have been functionally cured of HIV, has now been found to have detectable levels of the virus, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) expresses disappointment in this setback but remains hopeful that the scientific breakthrough that allowed the child's HIV levels to remain...

2014-06-25 16:26:33

Supporters celebrate Leader Pelosi and 25 years of EGPAF at Washington, D.C. reception WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi received the Congressional Global Champion Award on Tuesday, June 24 from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) in honor of her longstanding commitment to an AIDS-free future. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101104/DC95522LOGO In accepting the award, Leader Pelosi recalled her first meeting...

2014-06-25 00:20:38

Health, government experts address HIV / AIDS investment, research and treatment at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation policy roundtable WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) welcomed health, government, and NGO experts at a policy roundtable. The event, held at the Pew Charitable Trusts, was a discussion on current advancements, investment opportunities, and future innovations in pediatric AIDS treatment....

2014-05-20 16:26:58

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Celebrates Major Milestone in the Effort to End AIDS in Children WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) today announced that it has reached 20 million women with lifesaving services, such as HIV testing, counseling, and treatment, to prevent HIV-positive women from passing the virus to their babies. EGPAF is one of the largest providers of prevention of mother-to-child...

2014-05-14 16:28:47

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Open Letter to Ambassador Deborah Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator from Charles Lyons, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation President and CEO http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101104/DC95522LOGO Dear Ambassador Birx: Congratulations on your recent confirmation as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. I look forward to continuing our work with you to ensure that children and their families have access to critical HIV...

2014-04-01 16:25:28

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Applauds Agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool and ViiV Healthcare WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) applauds the licensing agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and ViiV Healthcare to increase access to dolutegravir (DTG), a promising new antiretroviral (ARV) medication. This agreement will allow generic manufacturers to scale up production of...

2014-03-10 12:24:03

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is pleased to welcome Nigel Barker, world-renowned photographer and host of Oxygen's "The Face," to its board of directors. Prior to joining the board, Barker served as an EGPAF ambassador for more than five years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100326/EGPAFLOGO "We are thrilled that Nigel Barker is expanding his role with EGPAF," said Willow Bay, co-chair of EGPAF's...

2014-01-09 20:21:01

Statement from Charles Lyons, President and CEO WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) welcomes the nomination of Deborah Birx, M.D. as the new U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. Dr. Birx will lead the U.S. Department of State's Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator as it develops sustainable solutions to global health challenges, including efforts to eliminate HIV/AIDS. "Dr. Birx has been on the frontline of the...

2013-12-05 23:22:40

Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation are available for comments and media interviews. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 WHAT: The 17th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) will give oral presentations, moderate conference events, and exhibit a variety of educational posters and abstracts. Key dates: Monday, Dec. 9 2013, 7:30 am – 9:30 am:...

2013-12-04 23:22:29

Statement of Charles Lyons, President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 “The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) commends the many nations, private organizations, and individuals who committed to supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund) during Tuesday’s replenishment conference in Washington, D.C. “We are at a historic moment in the fight against HIV,...


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