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2013-09-26 23:26:04

Statement of Charles Lyons, President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 “The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation(EGPAF) welcomes the introduction of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013 in the U.S. Congress. This legislation demonstrates the U.S. government’s long-standing, bi-partisan commitment to combating the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide through...

2013-09-23 23:02:54

Funds Will Ensure Delivery of Essential Services and Commodities to Help Save Millions of Lives and Position the Global Community to Achieve MDGs 4 and 5 New York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Today, the World Bank Group, UNICEF, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Norway announced a collective total of USD $1.15 billion in funding over the next three years to accelerate progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5, and to ensure...

2013-09-19 23:34:57

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc has recently completed several projects using its advanced low-cost ground water treatment technologies to customers in countries in Central and South America resulting in wider access by consumers to safe clean drinking water. A recent project in Bolivia serves 96 families with clean disinfected water. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The supply of potable water in Bolivia and other Latin America countries is often insufficient and the water...

2013-09-13 23:02:31

Statement from the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Financing the Health MDGs and For Malaria in response to UNICEF report on child survival progress. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Statement from the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Financing the Health MDGs and For Malaria noting that despite great progress, we must accelerate pace by 4X to achieve MDG 4: “Today UNICEF released its progress report on child mortality, Committing to Child Survival: A...

2013-09-11 23:01:39

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is honored to announce that Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the recipient of the organization’s Global Impact Award. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is honored to announce that Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the recipient of the organization’s Global Impact Award. The presentation will be held on December 3, 2013, and will coincide with EGPAF’s...

2013-09-10 23:25:39

Following the conclusion of phenomenally successful Indiegogo campaign, ieCrowd plans next steps for Kite Patch with extensive field testing in real life situations in Uganda, one of the hardest hit malaria regions. Riverside, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 •    Kite Patch™ crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo raises $557,254 to advance product development and fuel large field test in Uganda that will include over 6.7 million hours of testing in...


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2011-01-26 14:08:59

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.