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18-Jul-2014

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Contact: Johanna Harvey
jharvey@pedaids.org
202-280-1657
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Prioritizing children and families at AIDS 2014

Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation available for comments and media interviews

What: The 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014)

Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) will give oral presentations, moderate conference events, and exhibit a variety of educational posters and abstracts related to ending AIDS in children. Key events include:

Daily updates and a full list of presentations and poster sessions featuring EGPAF staff are available here.

When: July 20-25, 2014

Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
2 Clarendon Street
South Wharf 3006
Melbourne, Australia

Who: Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), including:

Why: The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, people living with HIV, and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. It is a chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learned, and collectively chart a course forward.

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EGPAF is the global champion for children. As the global HIV/AIDS community gathers for the 20th International AIDS Conference ̶ AIDS 2014, EGPAF urges conference delegates, policy makers, non-governmental organizations, and ministries of health around the world to prioritize children who are living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Contact: To schedule an interview in-person or via phone with the experts listed above or any of EGPAF's conference presenters, please contact Johanna Harvey at jharvey@pedaids.org or +1-202-280-1657 and Eric Kilongi at ekilongi@pedaids.org or +254-735-702-701.

About the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF): EGPAF is the global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV/ AIDS, and has reached 20 million women with services to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies. It currently supports more than 7,000 health facilities and works in 15 countries to implement prevention, care, and treatment services; to further advance innovative research; and to execute global advocacy activities that bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.pedaids.org.



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