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United States
Updated March 2007
HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
Health and Development Profiles
Guidelines and Best Practices
Policy Reports and Papers
Journal Articles
Slide Sets
Provider Education and Training
National Organizations
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Research Institutions
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Other Information Sources
Conferences and Events
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HIV/AIDS in United States
Population, 2013316,200,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 2012nd
AIDS deaths, 2012nd
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
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HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
CDC HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report
Contains tabular and graphic information about U.S. AIDS and HIV case reports, including data by state, metropolitan statistical area, mode of exposure to HIV, sex, race/ethnicity, age group, vital status, and case definition category. Updated yearly.
HIV and AIDS in the United States: A Picture of Today's Epidemic
Basic statistics, trends, and populations at risk, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. March 2008.
UNAIDS Country Profile
A brief summary of national socioeconomic conditions in the context of the HIV epidemic, and information (where available) on UNAIDS' country-level activities.
UNAIDS 2006 Country Progress Report
Reports progress made in implementing the UN Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS. The report includes summary indicator data through the end of 2005. [PDF, 216K]
UNAIDS/WHO Epidemiological Fact Sheet
Statistics on the prevalence and incidence of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, and discussion of knowledge and behaviors related to HIV transmission. 2008. [PDF, 573K]
NCHHSTP State ProfilesStatistical information on TB and STDs, including HIV/AIDS, by state. National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September 2007.
Health and Development Profiles
CIA World Factbook
Extensive data over a range of fields, including geography, population, government, the economy, the military, and communications.
Kaiser Family Foundation Health Facts Online
Contains the latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including HIV/AIDS, health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation.
Pan American Health Organization Country Health Profile
Contains indicators from PAHO's Core Health Data System, and a summary of the national health situation and trends. Also in Spanish.
Population Reference Bureau Country Profile
Key demographic, health, and development indicators, selected reports and articles, and links.
UNICEF Country Tables
Statistics in the areas of population, mortality, general and reproductive health, and education.
WHO Country Profile
Links to tables containing general health indicators, country profiles on specific diseases, and selected health-related documents. Also in Spanish and French.
Guidelines and Best Practices
Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the United States
Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission. PDF versions available [1.5MB]. Training slides on perinatal guidelines also are available.
Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents
DHHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents--A Working Group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC). PDF versions available [1.7MB]. Training slides on perinatal guidelines also are available.
Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection
Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Medical Management of HIV-Infected Children, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and National Institutes of Health (NIH). PDF versions available [2.7MB]. See also related slide sets from the AETC National Resource Center.
Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents
Opportunistic Infections Working Group of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC) of the NIH. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (HIVMA/IDSA). PDF versions available [4.3MB]. See also related slide sets from the AETC National Resource Center.
Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children
Opportunistic Infections Working Group of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC) of the NIH. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). PDF versions available [2.4MB].
Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2006;55(RR14);1-17. See also related slide sets from the CDC. [PowerPoint, 1.8MB]
Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis after Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2005;54(No. RR-02):1-20. PDF versions available [302K].
HIV InSite's U.S. Treatment Guidelines Page
See also HIV InSite's U.S. HIV prevention guidelines page.
Policy Reports and Papers
Community Ideas for Improving the Response to the Domestic HIV Epidemic: A Report on the National Dialogue on HIV/AIDS
White House Office of National AIDS Policy, April 12, 2010. [PDF, 15MB]
HIV and Civil Rights: A Report from the Frontlines of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Tamara Lange. ACLU AIDS Project, November 13, 2003. See also State Criminal Statutes on HIV Transmission - 2004.
Key Facts: Women and HIV/AIDS
Jennifer Kates, Sonia Ruiz, Usha Ranji, Alina Salganicoff, Claire Oseran Pontius. Kaiser Family Foundation, October 2003. [PDF, 268K]
See also Women and HIV/AIDS in the United States, October 2003. [PDF, 79K]
Journal Articles
The Survival Benefits of AIDS Treatment in the United States
Walensky R, Paltiel A, Losina E, Mercincavage L, Schackman B, Sax P, Weinstein M, Freedberg K. J Infect Dis. 2006 Jul 1;194(1):1-5.
Slide Sets
Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing in Healthcare Settings in the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October 23, 2006. [PowerPoint, 1.8MB] Also available as a PDF.
AIDS Surveillance - Trends 1985-2004
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 2006.
Provider Education and Training
AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) National Resource Center (NRC)
Contains an extensive collection of HIV/AIDS treatment material and curricula for U.S. providers.
National Organizations
Bureau of the Census
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Formerly the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). Extensive resources from the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
AIDS/HIV Disease and Medicaid
Department of Health and Human Services
Agency for Health Care Research and Policy
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
HIV/AIDS National Prevention Information Network
Includes Resources and Services Database, containing links to 19,000 organizations that provide case management, counseling and testing, prevention, education and outreach, health care, support, housing assistance, and legal services related to HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB; and Related Links, including state departments of health and community-based organizations, as well as numerous other categories. See also STD and TB resources.
Food and Drug Administration
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HIV/AIDS Bureau
AIDS Education and Training Centers, National Resource Center
Ryan White Care Act
Includes tools for grantees and special initiatives.
Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Centers for AIDS Research
National Cancer Institute
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of AIDS
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Library of Medicine HIV/AIDS Information
Office of AIDS Research
Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of Public Health and Science
Office of the Surgeon General
Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act Home Page
Department of Veterans Affairs, HIV/AIDS Information
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA)
National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine
Social Security Administration
White House Office of National AIDS Policy
State Health Facts Online
Kaiser Family Foundation. Offers health policy information on a broad range of issues such as managed care, health insurance coverage and the uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, women's health, minority health, and HIV/AIDS. Includes individual state profiles and ability to compare and rank data across states.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Families USA
State-specific information on and contacts for Medicaid, children's health, and managed care.
Consumer guide for obtaining and keeping health insurance. From Georgetown University's Institute for Health Care Policy and Research.
Institute for Women's Policy Research Status of Women in the States 2000
Indicators span reproductive rights, political participation, employment & earnings, economic autonomy, and health & well-being. For this last, incidence of AIDS and chlamydia, among others, was examined.
National Academy for State Health Policy
Nonprofit forum of and for state health policy leaders from the executive and legislative branches. Conducts policy analysis; provides training and technical assistance to states; produces informational resources; and convenes state, regional, and national forums.
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)
National Conference of State Legislatures
National Women's Law Center: Making the Grade on Women's Health: A National and State-by-State Report Card
Indicators span AIDS, reproductive health, access to health care, violence, and public school sexuality and HIV/STD education.
Research Institutions
Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Columbia-Rockefeller Center for AIDS Research
Georgetown University, Health Policy Institute
See also Georgetown University Law Center's Federal Legislation Clinic.
George Washington University Medical Center, Center for Health Policy Research, Forum for Collaborative HIV Research
Harvard AIDS Institute
See also Harvard's Center for International Development.
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service
See also Hopkins' Center for Communications Program, which focuses on strategic, research-based communication for behavior change and health promotion.
New York University School of Medicine Center for AIDS Research
Stanford University School of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Center for AIDS Research
University of California Berkeley, School of Public Health
University of California Los Angeles AIDS Institute
See also UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
University of California San Francisco AIDS Research Institute
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
AIDS Action
Includes federal HIV/AIDS appropriations charts.
AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth and Families
AIDS Housing of Washington
Seeks to increase the quality and quantity of HIV/AIDS housing resources in the Seattle/King County area as well as throughout the United States.
Linked collection of information pages for people living with HIV and AIDS from community-based organizations in New York City.
Advocates for Youth
African American AIDS Policy and Training Institute
AIDS Project Los Angeles
Publishes Public Policy Action Alert.
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition
The Alan Guttmacher Institute
Information on sexually transmitted diseases & HIV, law and public policy, sexual behavior, and youth. Numerous publications include Family Planning Perspectives.
American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)
American Social Health Association
Includes STD Coalition and STD Prevention Partnership.
Cities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief (CAEAR)
National advocacy collaboration focused on Titles I and III of the Ryan White CARE Act.
Critical Path AIDS Project
Community-oriented site with extensive information on AIDS treatment.
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
Provides education and advocates in health policy.
Gay Men's Health Crisis
Global Health Council
Washington, D.C.-based organization providing advocacy and policy support for global AIDS efforts.
Kaiser Family Foundation HIV/AIDS Program
Includes Daily HIV/AIDS Report and National ADAP Monitoring Project.
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
Policy analysis, information resources, and research coordination.
National Association of People With AIDS
National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS
National Minority AIDS Council
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Project Inform
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS)
The Ryan White CARE Act Title II Community AIDS National Network, Incorporated (T-II CANN)
Nonprofit aimed at those who fund, evaluate, staff, volunteer with, politically interact with, or are served by Title II-funded entities and projects. Web site includes factsheets and ADAP-related publications.
Treatment Action Group
Produces numerous U.S. and internationally focused policy reports.
Whitman Walker Clinic
Washington, D.C., AIDS service organization that conducts advocacy activites nationally.
Other Information Sources
AIDS Hotlines
Contacting the Congress
HIV InSite Community Planning Resources
HIV prevention planning links.
Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet
Conferences and Events
2007 National HIV Prevention Conference - Promoting Synergy Between Science and Program
Atlanta, Georgia, December 2-5, 2007.