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2014-01-09 20:21:05

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AVAC today issued the following statement from AVAC Executive Director Mitchell Warren on the nomination of Dr. Deborah Birx as the new Ambassador and US Global Coordinator: "We at AVAC are extremely excited that President Obama has nominated an innovative and visionary person to lead the U.S. government's fight against HIV/AIDS. The program, now 10 years old, is at a critical juncture, and Dr. Deborah Birx is the ideal leader for the...

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...

2013-12-04 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,...

2013-12-04 23:01:47

Julianna Margulies, Gloria Reuben, and Mary Steenburgen deliver dramatic readings, Michael Feinstein and the cast of Broadway musical Fela! perform to celebrate EGPAF’s 25th anniversary and support ending pediatric HIV/AIDS. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Tuesday night, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) honored Former Secretary of State and U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton with their Global Impact Award for her extraordinary legacy of leadership and...

2013-11-25 23:22:24

Offices in the United States, Europe, and Africa will host events to commemorate World AIDS Day WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) will today begin commemorative events to celebrate World AIDS Day, which will take place on December 1, 2013. EGPAF offices in the United States, Europe, and Africa will host a variety of awareness and fundraising activities to celebrate efforts to eliminate pediatric HIV/AIDS worldwide. Activities...

2013-11-19 23:01:10

Statement of Charles Lyons, President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 "The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) applauds the U.S. Congress for passing the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013. Ten years into the PEPFAR program, we are at a critical time in the global AIDS response. Passage of this legislation not only reaffirms the U.S....

2013-10-07 23:05:09

Project will offer support and expertise to health ministries to improve HIV/AIDS services. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new HIV/AIDS technical assistance project, funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief(PEPFAR). EGPAF will offer technical support for health system strengthening and service...


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