Posts by jmiller

Making the Children of Key Populations a Priority for Equitable Development

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Making the Children of Key Populations a Priority for Equitable Development

Recently, Lisa Bohmer and Noreen Huni, Coalition Chair and Co-chair, authored a blog on the Huffington Post highlighting the challenges facing children of key HIV and AIDS affected populations.  Allow me to introduce you to a young, HIV positive mother—we’ll call her “Sarah”—in South Africa. Sarah is living in extreme poverty. To ensure her child has food and shelter, she is a sex worker, likely how she contracted the disease. Forced with the untenable choice of providing either food or childcare—she cannot afford both—she locks her baby in the house while she works. She is...

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Front Stage: Putting Children in the Spotlight in the Fight Against HIV and AIDS

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Front Stage: Putting Children in the Spotlight in the Fight Against HIV and AIDS

Coalition Chair, Lisa Bohmer recently published an op-ed in the Huffington Post calling for a greater focus on treatment, prevention, care and support for children in the global fight against HIV and AIDS. Front Stage: Putting Children in the Spotlight in the Fight Against HIV and AIDS   In Hollywood, adult actors are warned not to be upstaged by their child co-stars who nearly universally steal the show. When the setting is the global HIV and AIDS response, however, adults get the lion’s share of attention. Shining a brighter spotlight on children would better ensure a happy ending to...

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Coalition Announces New Manager

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Coalition Announces New Manager

CORINNA CSAKY JOINS THE COALITION FOR CHILDREN AFFECTED BY AIDS LOS ANGELES, CA., September 23, 2016 – The Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS (the Coalition) is very pleased to announce its new manager, Corinna Csáky. Corinna brings a strong portfolio of both passion and skill related to children’s issues, policy and advocacy, and managing global networks. Prior to joining the Coalition, Ms. Csáky worked as an Adviser for the UK Department for International Development and as Global Adviser on Child Protection for Save the Children. She has also served as the Head of Advocacy...

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Time to Step Up

Posted by on Jul 19, 2015 in News, Press Release | Comments Off on Time to Step Up

PRESS RELEASE: Meeting Needs of Children, Adolescents and Families Critical to Defeating AIDS in Eastern & Southern Africa New Call to Action Outlines Action Steps Needed to Prioritize Children Affected by AIDS in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals July 20, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia – Today, at the 2015 Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment & Prevention, the Regional Inter Agency Task Team on Children & AIDS (RIATT-ESA) and the Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS, launched a new, evidence-based, call to action outlining the urgent steps needed to...

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Time to Step Up

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Journal Articles & Other Resources | Comments Off on Time to Step Up

Ending the HIV pandemic is possible, but to do so, we must act quickly and recognize that the needs of children—the most vulnerable among us and unable to advocate on their own behalf—include but go beyond ending the spread of HIV and finding a cure. For children, urgent steps are required including: Better integrating strategies to reach this population into regional and national plans; Providing the care and support needed to ensure optimal development; and Scaling up treatment, prevention and access to services—for children and their carers. Read more in a new call to action...

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