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Oct 20, 2014, 10:38 ET
Jake Glaser with Co-Founders Susan DeLaurentis and Susie Zeegen, and CEO and President Chip Lyons at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's A Time For Heroes Family Festival Sunday, Oct. 19.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Celebrates 25th Annual 'A Time for Heroes'

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) celebrated its 25th annual A Time for Heroes family festival Sunday, Oct. 19 at the...

Sep 28, 2014, 00:51 ET
Cristen and Nigel Barker, co-chairs of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Kids 4 Kids family festival held on Sept. 27 at Chelsea Piers in New York City. (PRNewsFoto/Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS)

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Celebrates Kids 4 Kids Family Festival in New York City

 The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) celebrated its 20th Kids 4 Kids family festival today at the Field House at Chelsea...

Aug 06, 2014, 16:44 ET
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AIDS-free Generation Cannot Be Achieved Without Improved HIV Treatment For Children

 The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) welcomes today's launch of the Accelerating Children's HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT)...

Jul 18, 2014, 11:58 ET
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Mourns Loss of Members of HIV/AIDS Community Aboard Flight MH17

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) expresses deep sadness regarding the tragedy of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and the...

Jul 17, 2014, 09:07 ET
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Ending AIDS in Children Must Be a Global Priority

As the global HIV/AIDS community gathers for the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, the Elizabeth Glaser...

Jul 10, 2014, 15:31 ET
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Despite Setback, "Mississippi Baby" Represents Significant Breakthrough in Effort to End AIDS in Children

 In response to today's announcement that the "Mississippi Baby," believed to have been functionally cured of HIV, has now been found to have...

Jun 25, 2014, 15:29 ET
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Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Receives Congressional Global Champion Award from Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

 Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi received the Congressional Global Champion Award on Tuesday, June 24 from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS...

Jun 25, 2014, 01:12 ET
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Pediatric AIDS Experts Discuss the Future of Pediatric AIDS Prevention and Treatment Worldwide

Today, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) welcomed health, government, and NGO experts at a policy roundtable. The event, held...

May 20, 2014, 16:23 ET
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) 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 transmission (PMTCT) of HIV services worldwide and a global leader in the effort to end AIDS in children (PRNewsFoto/EGPAF)

20 Million Women Worldwide Reached with Services to Ensure Babies Are Born HIV-free

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) today announced that it has reached 20 million women with lifesaving services, such as HIV...

May 14, 2014, 16:59 ET
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Pediatric AIDS Treatment Targets Must be Prioritized

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Open Letter to Ambassador Deborah Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator from Charles Lyons,...

Apr 01, 2014, 14:46 ET
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New HIV Medication Licensing Agreement Improves Access to Lifesaving HIV Drugs for Children

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) applauds the licensing agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and ViiV Healthcare...

Mar 10, 2014, 09:37 ET
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Nigel Barker Joins Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Board of Directors

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is pleased to welcome Nigel Barker, world-renowned photographer and host of Oxygen's "The...

Jan 09, 2014, 19:05 ET

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Congratulates Deborah Birx on her Nomination as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

Statement from Charles Lyons, President and CEO "The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) welcomes the nomination of Deborah...

Jan 20, 2011, 10:10 ET
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Major Commitment Made to Dramatically Accelerate the Elimination of Pediatric HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe

The Government of Zimbabwe's national program to eliminate pediatric HIV/AIDS has received a significant boost with an award by the London-based...

Nov 30, 2010, 13:49 ET
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On Eve of World AIDS Day, UNICEF Report Says Virtual Elimination of Pediatric HIV/AIDS Appears Within Reach

As the world prepares to commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1, UNICEF released their report, "Unite for Children, Unite Against AIDS,"...

Nov 23, 2010, 12:43 ET
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UNAIDS Global AIDS Report Indicates Progress Toward Elimination of New Pediatric HIV Infections

More Work Needed to Accelerate Prevention and Treatment Access for Children and Women The just-released UNAIDS 2010 report on the global AIDS...

Nov 10, 2010, 13:18 ET
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Elizabeth Glaser Remembered as One of Glamour Magazine's First 'Women of the Year'

Jake Glaser Speaks about His Mother's Legacy at Glamour's 20th Anniversary Gala in New York Elizabeth Glaser was honored this week by Glamour as...

Nov 04, 2010, 15:51 ET
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17th Annual Kids for Kids Family Carnival Brings Together Celebrities, Families, and Supporters to Fight for the Elimination of Pediatric AIDS

Celebrities to include: Kenneth Cole - Kelly Rutherford - Isaac Mizrahi - Sherri Shepherd With Emcees Tiki Barber and Gloria...

Oct 29, 2010, 10:44 ET
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Joins with UNICEF to Roll Out Mother-Baby Packs

Innovative Approach To Deliver Lifesaving HIV Medicine Being Implemented in Four Countries The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is...

Oct 05, 2010, 14:26 ET
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Statement from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation About the U.S. Government's Investment in the Global Fund

The following is being issued by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation: ( http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100326/EGPAFLOGO) The...