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HIV/AIDS Child &Youth
HIV/AIDS Child &Youth

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No Baby Should Be Born With HIV. What Will It Take to Save Them All?

In the fall of 2010, Masonia Traylor’s life changed overnight. Then 23, she was living with her new boyfriend in Atlanta and working as a pharmacy technician at a nearby drugstore. She took good care of herself, always went for an annual checkup, and ever since she graduated from high school, she had made it a practice to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Every year, her tests would come back negative. Until one didn’t.

“At first I felt like the test was a lie, that the labs got mixed up,” she says. “Then I started to feel guilt. I felt like I was being punished for not waiting to have sex until I was married.”

It was October when her…

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 No Baby Should Be Born With HIV. What Will It Take to Save Them All?

Experts agree that major progress has been made. About 150,000 babies are diagnosed with HIV each year around the world, down from a peak of more than 600,000 per year in the 1990s. “The idea of eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV is officially on the table...

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks to prevent pediatric HIV infection and to eradicate pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs.

Keep a Child Alive

Keep a Child Alive believes the best way to serve those affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India is to focus on providing Treatment, Food, Orphan Care and a Future.

The Well Project

The Well Project is a non-profit organization whose mission is to change the course of the HIV/AIDS pandemic through a unique and comprehensive focus on women and girls.

AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families

AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families advances the partnership between consumers and providers '' we are the voice of women, children, youth and families living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.


HIV can pass from a mother with HIV to her child during pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding (called mother-to-child transmission of HIV). In the United States, the most common way children under 13 years of age get HIV is through mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

American Foundation for Children with AIDS

The American Foundation for Children with AIDS (AFCA) is a non-profit organization providing critical comprehensive services to infected and affected HIV+ children and their caregivers. Our programs are efficient, promoting self-reliance and sustainabiliy.


Our vision is a world with no new HIV infections, and where those living with HIV and AIDS do so with equality and the support they need.


News, information and resources regarding HIV/AIDS.

How Close Are We to an AIDS-Free Generation?

Ending the AIDS pandemic isn't "merely visionary," says the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). "It is entirely feasible."

Pediatric HIV Infection and AIDS Resources

Links to aricles and organizations regarding pediatric HIV and AIDS.

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