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Links: Selected Major HIV/AIDS Websites
AEGiS
(AIDS Education Global Information System) A large, nonprofit site featuring the HIV Daily Briefing news service, an extensive archive of HIV/AIDS-related articles from major media and wire services, treatment and legal information from U.S. government sources, access to community-based publications, and links.
AIDS.gov
An information gateway to guide users to Federal domestic HIV/AIDS information and resources managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
AIDSinfo
An official U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) site featuring treatment guidelines, information on clinical trials and treatment issues, and links to U.S. government HIV/AIDS resources. AIDSinfo is the result of a merger of two previous DHHS projects--the HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (ATIS) and the AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service (ACTIS).
aidsmap
A site from the UK featuring a large database of HIV prevention and treatment information for a general audience, as well as a searchable global HIV/AIDS resource directory. Produced by the National AIDS Manual (NAM Publications) in collaboration with the British HIV Association and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance.
AIDSTAR-One
USAID's global HIV/AIDS project providing support and technical assistance to teams working across the world.
The Body
Community-oriented commercial site with information on prevention and treatment, coverage of major HIV/AIDS conferences, online community discussion threads, and an extensive ask-the-experts feature. Also maintains a companion site, The Body Pro, with information for health care providers.
CATIE
(Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange) A national nonprofit that provides information and support to people living with HIV, caregivers, medical providers, AIDS service organizations, and the general public across Canada. Information in English and French.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) The site of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention of the CDC's National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention includes recommendations, guidelines, fact sheets, FAQs, statistics, and materials for prevention and research partners. CDC also maintains the National Prevention Information Network (CDC NPIN), which features a daily Prevention News Update, reference materials, referral and distribution services for information on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis; as well as the CDC Global AIDS Program.
Family Health International
(FHI) Nonprofit organization managing HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevention and care programs in over 30 countries. Projects include Implementing AIDS Prevention and Care (IMPACT) and the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), to which FHI provides scientific management and logistical and administrative support. Web site features numerous fact sheets, program guidelines, research briefs, and other publications, many available in Arabic, English, French, Spanish, and Russian.
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
A nonprofit organization that develops research and communications programs focusing on major health care issues, including HIV/AIDS. Site features federal spending data, U.S. state HIV/AIDS information, and a daily news service. Partner sites include kaisernetwork.org, which features HIV/AIDS policy information, webcasts of special events, and public opinion research.
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service
Johns Hopkins University's clinician-oriented HIV/AIDS website. Highlights include the online Medical Management of HIV Infection clinical handbook, the Hopkins HIV Report newsletter, and expert question-and-answer forums for both providers and patients. See also JHU's Center for Communication Programs, which designs and implements HIV/AIDS behavior change projects in over 30 countries.
Medscape HIV/AIDS
Commercial medically oriented site featuring coverage of major HIV/AIDS conferences, news feeds, online continuing medical education (CME) courses, and special feature articles. Site requires one-time free registration.
UNAIDS
(Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS) Mission is to lead, strengthen, and support an expanded response aimed at preventing the transmission of HIV, provide care and support, reduce the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviate the impact of the epidemic. Site includes country, regional, and global statistics; epidemiological reports; news releases; case studies; and publications on numerous HIV-related topics.