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EGPAF seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through international research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs in over 5,000 sites in 19 countries
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation 16h
This year's Goalkeepers report by and outlines why we need to we need to focus on the places where global progress is lagging. Read the report “Examining Inequality: How Geography and Gender Stack the Deck For (or Against) You”:
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation 20h
To for good, doctors need a vaccine. And after decades of dead ends and dashed hopes, they may finally be on the verge of having one:
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation 21h
In sub-Saharan Africa, four in five new HIV infections among 15-19 year olds are in girls. Gender inequality & societal norms affect women’s health - we must work to ensure global health programs address these challenges.
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation 23h
In low- and middle-income countries, midlevel health workers can play an important role in addressing shortages of health professionals and improving access to care. But they need more support to continue making an impact in addressing 21st century needs:
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Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann Sep 18
Happy National Awareness Day! Here's some hope I discovered this while in . leaders living with and aging like they’re not thanks to therapy. They credit ! I credit their spirit!
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 18
How can change lives? Read what we learned this year at :
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Jhpiego Sep 18
When we think of and , we need to go beyond the “traditional” roles—they are LEADERS, mentors, educators, advocates, innovators, healers and so 👏 much 👏 more 👏 Without them is not possible.
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 18
In addition to treatment and testing, we must pay more attention to prevention of . To do that, we must pay more attention to gender equality:
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 18
“Where you live shouldn’t determine the life you lead,” says – and we couldn't agree more. This year's Goalkeepers report by and outlines why we need to focus on the places where global progress is lagging:
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Friends of the GF Sep 18
GREAT NEWS! The Senate Appropriations Committee posted a bill with a 15.6 percent increase for the . This increase can be considered the U.S. commitment for Replenishment.
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 18
On Aug. 14, the approved a new drug to fight . Why it's time to celebrate this great advance in the fight to : via
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 17
For the first time ever, a man was treated for and cancer - at the same time. The results were mixed, but show encouraging progress in using science and technology to solve our world's greatest health challenges.
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 17
An experimental mobile app that facilitates interactive communication between patients and providers has helped patients in successfully finish their treatments – and if it works, it could be applied to HIV treatment programs in the future:
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 17
Thank you to for hosting such a lively discussion around ! We all have a role to play in the leadup to and beyond, and we look forward to continuing our partnerships for ❤️
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Jhpiego Sep 17
A5: It’s not enough to tell and to develop their leadership skills. We need to advocate for parity in health facilities and educational institutions, to promote & measure gender progress, and to open more seats at decision-making tables.
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 17
A5: Communities & civil society must be engaged by country governments when developing strategies. They're vital in helping establish systems that address the specific needs of communities, and they play a critical role in holding governments accountable!
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Frontline Health Workers Coalition Sep 17
A5: Frontline , including like Samalie in Uganda, can partner with to advocate for better policies—including task shifting—& funding to increase access to health services for those most in need. !
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 17
A4: It's critical that countries recognize the need for investment in innovation. Scaling up existing technologies is important, but it's not enough to achieve and provide quality, affordable, patient-centered essential health services.
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 17
A3: To bridge gaps & face challenges like limited resources we must: 1) Tailor services for vulnerable pops, especially children & adolescents 👦🏾👧🏿 2) Provide adequate human resources for health + training for HCWs 👩🏿‍⚕️🏥 3) Set targets for those hardest to reach 🎯
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Sep 17
A2: Increased domestic financing + renewed commitment from donor governments will help us reach . They must continue to invest in disease-specific responses to build momentum & allow countries to build their own sustainable health infrastructure.
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