EGPAF seeks to prevent and eventually eliminate pediatric AIDS through innovative research, collaborative training initiatives, and global advocacy. Since its inception in 1988, EGPAF has been the international leader in the prevention of mother-to-child HIV-transmission. 70% of PAC’s funds will go toward implementation of PMTCT care programs and providing ARV regimens for those infected.
Following the discovery of AIDS at UCLA in 1981, the UCLA AIDS Institute was established in 1992, to provide a unique, multidisciplinary think-tank of over 200 of the world’s top researchers who are assailing HIV from a dozen different disciplines and directions. The Institute is a global leader in research aiming to develop a safe and effective HIV vaccine, and is actively researching gene therapy as a potential cure for HIV infection. 15% of PAC’s funds will go to the UCLA AIDS Institute, funding two seed grants. Learn more at: www.aidsinstitute.ucla.edu
For 25 years, The Laurel Foundation has served children and youth affected by HIV and AIDS through year-round education and camp programs. Laurel empowers children affected with HIV/AIDS from across California to embrace who they are, build successful lives, and educate their peers on HIV and transgender issues. 14% of PAC’s funds will be allocated to the Laurel Foundation’s educational and supportive summer camp programs.