Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 20, 2012
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) will highlight the latest research and implementation science on issues relating to pediatric HIV/AIDS and maternal and child health at the XIX International AIDS Conference, in Washington, D.C.
EGPAF will showcase its work and invite people to engage at the conference and from afar through its new blog, EGPAF@AIDS 2012: http://www.EGPAF-IAS.org.
Journalists can download the Foundation’s newly updated toolkit, "A Journalist’s Guide to Reporting on Pediatric HIV and AIDS," access media resources, and identify EGPAF experts attending AIDS 2012.
EGPAF will be leading 4 satellite sessions, two oral abstract presentations, 2 workshops, and presenting 28 posters – as well as serving as panelists on a number of other sessions. A sampling of EGPAF’s major activities includes:
- IAS-sponsored Media Training & Briefing : Saturday, July 21, 12:30 - 1:00 PM
- Together We Can: Achieving Virtual Elimination of New Pediatric HIV Infections in Zimbabwe by 2015 through Strategic Public-Private Partnerships: Sunday, July 22, 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
- Eliminating Pediatric AIDS and Keeping Mothers Alive from an Implementation Perspective – Best Practices, Programmatic Barriers, and Bottlenecks in the Field: Sunday, July 22, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
- Using Mobile Technologies to Eliminate Pediatric HIV: Monday, July 23, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
- Addressing the Psychosocial Support Needs of Transitioning Adolescents Living with HIV since Childhood; a Global Perspective: Monday, July 23, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Tuesday, July 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30PM
- Progress on the Global Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive: Tuesday, July 24, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
- Getting to Six Million: Lessons from the Track 1.0 PEPFAR Treatment Partners: Wednesday, July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30PM
About the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF):
The Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV/AIDS, reaching more than 14 million women with services to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies. It currently works at more than 5,400 sites and in 15 countries to implement prevention, care, and treatment services; to advance innovative research; and to execute global advocacy activities in order to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide. For live updates and resources from EGPAF at the XIX International AIDS Conference, visit http://www.EGPAF-IAS.org.