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Welcome to the newly updated Official AidsFactSheet.com Directory of AIDS and HIV Sites provided to you free of charge by the American International AIDS Foundation, a Non-Profit Corporation.  We have assembled what we believe to be the most comprehensive and complete listing of AIDS and HIV sites in the world.  After reviewing thousands of potential sites, we narrowed it down and included only the best ones that had relevant content and high quality information.  On this page you’ll find sites that contain every imaginable topic pertaining to AIDS and HIV and we will constantly be adding new ones every week so we encourage you to bookmark this page for easy reference in the future.  If you’ve enjoyed this feature of our site, we ask that you take a moment to show your appreciation by making a small donation to our continuing efforts of Sharing Hope and Providing Knowledge by clicking on Support AidsFactSheet.com.

 

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Community AIDS Organizations

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Event Oriented Sites

General Information and Prevention Messages

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HIV/AIDS Positive

Policy or Public Health Related

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Youth Oriented

 

Community AIDS Organizations

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AIDS Hotline – California

Search more than 1,200 organizations providing HIV/AIDS & STD services in California

 

AIDS Hotlines – National

Nationwide (State by State) test site referrals, counseling, literature (upon request), clinical trials information referrals, and a wide scope of other HIV/AIDS/STD/TB-related resource information. Open 24/7. 

 

AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts

Since 1983, AIDS Action has provided services to half of all Massachusetts residents with AIDS.   AIDS Action Committee's mission is to provide support services to people living with AIDS and HIV, as well as the people who love and care for them. 

 

Aids center for Queens County New York

The mission of the AIDS Center of Queens County is to promote and coordinate the provision of services to persons affected by HIV/AIDS; Design and implement education efforts aimed at reducing the spread of the infection; Promote improved public and professional knowledge and awareness of HIV/AIDS; Reduce AIDS-related fears and foster public health awareness of the disease and support for those affected by AIDS.

 

AIDS Project Los Angeles

AIDS Project Los Angeles, one of the nation’s largest AIDS service organizations, provides direct services to more than 10,000 men, women and children living with HIV and AIDS in Los Angeles County. Services include prevention education, a food bank, professional dental care, housing assistance, mental health counseling, women’s services and case management. APLA is a leader in the provision of bilingual HIV treatment information, in print and on the Internet, and advocates for effective AIDS-related policies and legislation on the local, state and federal level.

 

Body Positive, Inc of New York

Body Positive, Inc. is a nonprofit community service organization dedicated to providing a self-help model of HIV/AIDS education, information, and support. As the first community-based organization dedicated to assisting newly-diagnosed individuals and their lovers, partners, caregivers, families, and friends, our services are provided through an extensive network of professionally supervised peer educators and more than 100 volunteers who are reflective of the communities affected by HIV. Though our office is located in Manhattan, we assist people throughout the New York City metropolitan area by delivering community-based services.

 

Aids Treatment Data Network – New York

The AIDS Treatment Data Network (The Network) is an independent, community-based, not-for-profit, organization that provides treatment access and advocacy, case management, supportive counseling, and English and Spanish language information services to men, women and children with AIDS and HIV, and limited resources. Our Internet and e-mail services connect our clients and providers with our national treatment access and advocacy efforts. All of the Network's services are provided free of charge for people with limited resources, including uninsured or underinsured individuals, and those with little or no experience or skills accessing medical care, food, and housing and support services, and people who need ongoing assistance negotiating for entitlements such as Medicaid, Medicare, ADAP, and Patient Assistance programs, and ongoing support to enroll in programs such as Public Assistance, SSD and SSI.

 

Caring for Children & Families with AIDS – Los Angeles

Caring for Children & Families with AIDS (formerly Caring for Babies with AIDS) is a non-profit organization established in 1987 created to provide services to children, youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. CCFA offers child-focused and family-centered residential group care for foster children and psychosocial support services for families residing in the Los Angeles community. CCFA also promotes public education and advocacy for medically fragile children and their families.

 

Gods Love We Deliver – New York

God's Love We Deliver provides essential food and nutrition services to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS and other serious illnesses. Our clients live throughout the five boroughs of New York City and in Hudson County, New Jersey. All of our services to clients are provided free of charge.

 

HIV LA Resource Directory – Los Angeles

Welcome to HIV L.A.! HIVLA.org is a quick, easy way to locate services available in Los Angeles County for people with HIV / AIDS. HIV L.A. is organized by category of service and by geographic region and contains over 1,300 listings.

 

New York Academy of Medicine Library

A service of the New York Academy of Medicine Library for AIDS-related, community-based organizations in the New York Area.  With over 800,000 volumes and 1,400 journals, it is one of the largest medical libraries in the world, and is the only medical research library in New York that is open to the general public.  The Academy Library maintains strong and important collections in areas associated with HIV/AIDS and has staff with expertise in HIV information resources. 

 

San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The San Francisco AIDS Foundation was founded in 1982 as an emergency response to a quickly emerging health crisis. Its primary purpose was simply to assemble and disseminate critical information to gay men who were being diagnosed with a rare and frightening cancer. As the health crisis grew to epidemic proportions and spread into new populations, the San Francisco AIDS Foundation correspondingly grew and responded to new challenges. Building upon its original mission to educate, the AIDS Foundation added comprehensive services for people living with HIV disease and AIDS and an aggressive public policy component to compel federal and state governments to address the growing epidemic.  Twenty-one years later, the San Francisco AIDS Foundation is firmly established as a global leader in the fight against AIDS.

 

Stop AIDS Project – San Francisco

The STOP AIDS Project, founded in 1984, works to prevent HIV transmission among all gay and bisexual men in San Francisco through multicultural, community-based organizing.

 

Test Positive Aware Network – Chicago

Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN), is the proud publisher of Positively Aware, Positively Aware en Español, Chicago Area HIV Services Directory and HIV Professionals Directory. Founded in 1987, TPAN continues to grow and evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of those affected by HIV and AIDS.

 

Columbia Gorge AIDS Project

The Columbia Gorge Aids Project (CGAP) provides HIV/AIDS prevention, education, support, housing and advocacy programs in Oregon and SW Washington. CGAP’s mission is to prevent HIV in youth and adults at highest risk, support men, women and children with HIV and their families, and advocate for an effective community response to the pandemic. While much progress has been made, much remains to be done.

 

 

Charitable Organizations
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Angelwish, Inc.

Angelwish was developed to allow the public to grant wishes to the millions of children that are living with HIV/AIDS around the world. Whether infected or affected by the disease, their childhood will never be the same.

 

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) is the nation's leading industry-based, not-for-profit AIDS fundraising and grant making organization. BC/EFA is the on-going, committed response from the American Theatre community to an urgent worldwide health crisis. By drawing upon the talents, resources, and generosity of this community, BC/EFA raises funds for AIDS-related causes across the United States.

 

National AIDS Fund

The National AIDS Fund is one of America’s largest philanthropic organizations dedicated to eliminating HIV/AIDS as a major health and social problem.

 

Magic Johnson Foundation

The Magic Johnson Foundation was established in 1991 as a single-disease organization that worked to raise funds for community-based organizations dealing with HIV/AIDS education and prevention programs. The Foundation has since responded to the growing need to address all aspects of our youth’s lives by expanding its mission. This expanded mission emphasizes the Foundation’s focus on supporting community-based organizations and developing programs that serve the health, educational and social needs of those residing in inner-city communities.

 

Clinical Trials and Research
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Aids Community Research Initiative of America         

The AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) is a non-profit community-based AIDS research and treatment education center. In conjunction with recognized leaders in AIDS research and treatment, primary-care providers, and people living with HIV disease; ACRIA: identifies scientifically promising therapies for AIDS and HIV-related illness, designs and implements studies on these interventions, and submits the findings for publication; conducts research geared towards the further understanding of HIV disease, treatment, and prevention; and provides education about AIDS treatments and research to the communities affected by HIV/AIDS.

 

AIDSinfo

AIDSinfo is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project providing information on HIV/AIDS clinical trials and treatment.  It is a central resource for current information on federally and privately funded clinical trials for AIDS patients and others infected with HIV. AIDS clinical trials evaluate experimental drugs and other therapies for adults and children at all stages of HIV infection -- from patients who are HIV positive with no symptoms to those with various symptoms of AIDS.

 

American Foundation for Aids Research

The American Foundation for AIDS Research  is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of HIV/AIDS research, AIDS prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. With its freedom and flexibility to respond quickly to emerging opportunities and its determination to invest in cutting-edge science, amfAR plays a unique, catalytic role in accelerating the pace of HIV/AIDS research and achieving real breakthroughs.

 

Clinical Trials, a service of the National Institutes of Health
ClinicalTrials.gov provides patients, family members, health care professionals, and members of the public easy access to information on clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), through its National Library of Medicine (NLM), has developed this site in collaboration with all NIH Institutes and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

 

Corey Nahman Pharmaceutical News and Information
An excellent site for pharmaceutical news and information where human editors screen out fluff and hype, while screening in relevant data. In most cases, they index and post data on a daily basis and usually 2 - 3 days before it trickles down to other [pharmaceutical and lay] media. By the time commercial search engines and data-indices get around to logging, categorizing and indexing relevant pharmaceutical data, much of it has become obsolete but you can read about it here first.

 

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation creates a future that offers hope through pediatric research and programs worldwide to ensure children are at the forefront of every scientific breakthrough.  Their mission is to identify, fund and conduct critical pediatric research that will lead to better treatments and prevention of HIV infection in infants and children, to reduce and prevent HIV transmission from mother to child and to accelerate the discovery of new treatments for other serious and life-threatening pediatric diseases.

 

Fight AIDS at Home

FightAIDSatHome, a computational research project partnership between Entropia and the Olson laboratory at The Scripps Research Institute, uses your computer to assist AIDS research. Through Entropia's FightAIDSatHome project and donation of massive computing power, TSRI scientists and researchers have an ideal system to model the evolution of drug resistance and design anti-HIV drugs necessary to fight AIDS.

 

Veritas Medicine

Veritas Medicine is an online health resource focused on improving patient access to clinical trials and information about therapies in development for serious medical conditions.

 

Educational Institutions
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University of California San Francisco

The University of California San Francisco-Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (UCSF-GIVI) Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is designed and administered to foster multi-disciplinary research in three scientific disciplines: Basic, Clinical and Behavioral and Epidemiological Science. The Center's cores seek to enhance and expand collaborative, multi-disciplinary HIV research occurring at the intersections of those three scientific areas.

 

Harvard AIDS Institute

The Harvard AIDS Institute is dedicated to promoting research, education and leadership to end the AIDS epidemic in Africa and other resource-scarce settings.

 

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

The New Mexico AIDS InfoNet is a project of the New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center in the Infectious Diseases Division of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. The InfoNet was originally designed to make information on HIV/AIDS services and treatments easily accessible in both English and Spanish for residents of New Mexico. It has become an international resource for information on HIV/AIDS. The only information that relates specifically to New Mexico is in fact sheets in the “800” series, which describe New Mexico’s HIV programs and services.

 

Event Oriented Sites

(aids walk, world aids day, etc)
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International Aids Walk Finder

The international aids walk directory with over Sixty (60) AIDS walks throughout the United States and Canada.

 

Aids Lifecycle Ride     

AIDS/LifeCycle ... ... is the official cycling event of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the HIV/AIDS services of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center. It is the only long distance cycling AIDS fundraiser in California produced by the organizations that will benefit from the funds raised by the event, which ensures that focus will remain firmly on maximizing net return.  AIDS/LifeCycle is about HIV & AIDS, and about raising money to help the beneficiaries continue to provide the critical services and education needed to meet the growing needs of the community.

 

National HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day, June 27, 2006.  The National HIV Testing Resources Web site has useful information and a wide range of resources on HIV testing, including:

a national database of HIV testing sites.

 

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Campaign, a program of the Global Health Council, is a six-month mobilization project that encourages communities and individuals around the world to get involved in HIV/AIDS work by participating in a worldwide memorial that takes place every year on the third Sunday of May.

 

The AIDS Memorial Quilt

The AIDS Memorial Quilt is a poignant memorial, a powerful tool for prevention education and the largest ongoing community arts project in the world. Each of the more than 44,000 colorful panels in the Quilt memorializes the life of a person lost to AIDS.

 

World AIDS Day

Celebrated annually on December 1st, World AIDS Day is not just about raising money, but also about increasing awareness, education and fighting prejudice. World AIDS Day is important in reminding people that HIV has not gone away, and that there are many things still to be done.

 

General Information and Prevention Messages
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American International AIDS Foundation

AidsFactSheet.com

American International AIDS Foundation is the official publisher of AidsFactSheet.com which is the first stop on the Internet for thousands of people worldwide who seek a directory of information about AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) and HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).  American International AIDS Foundation is a Non-Profit corporation committed to providing timely, accurate and easy to understand information about AIDS and HIV to a global audience and believe that our mission of Sharing Hope and Providing Knowledge will promote better awareness, treatment and prevention of this disease.

 

Aids Education Global Information System    

AEGiS began in the mid-1980s and has continued to be the definitive web-based reference for HIV/AIDS-related information. The collaborative effort of many organizations and individuals has enabled the creation of this vast database of facts regarding the history, prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS...to date over 1 million files.  Through a keyword-searchable knowledgebase, AEGiS offers cutting edge information via HIV/AIDS specific publications and news sources from around the world.

 

Aids Treatment News

The mission of Aids.org is to make access to HIV and AIDS information on the Internet faster, easier, and more accurate; and to connect professionals and the public together to share their knowledge and experiences.

 

Cable Positive

Cable Positive is dedicated to unifying the talents, resources, access and influence of the cable and communications industry to raise AIDS awareness to fund AIDS education, research and care and to promote a more compassionate climate for people whose lives have been affected by HIV/AIDS.

 

Cells Alive

This website represents over 25 years of experience capturing film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms for education and medical research, including HIV and AIDS.

 

Directory of News & Aids Sites

A global resource for HIV and AIDS news.

 

Elton John AIDS Foundation

To provide funding for educational programs targeted at HIV/AIDS prevention and/or the elimination of prejudice and discrimination against HIV/AIDS-affected individuals, and for programs that provide services to people living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.

 

Health on the Net Foundation

The Health On the Net Foundation (HON), created in 1995, is a not-for-profit International Swiss Organization. HON's mission is to guide lay persons or non-medical users and medical practitioners to useful and reliable online medical and health information.

 

HIV InSite

HIV InSite's mission is to be a source for comprehensive, in-depth HIV/AIDS information and knowledge. The site has an extensive collection of original material, including the HIV InSite Knowledge Base, a complete textbook with extensive references and related links organized by topic.

 

International HIV/AIDS Alliance

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance (the Alliance) is an international development non-governmental organization which was set up in 1993 by a consortium of international donors. The Alliance was established to respond to the need for a specialist, professional intermediary organization which would work in effective partnership with non-governmental and community-based organizations in developing countries, as well as with national governments, private and public donors and the UN system. The Alliance's mission is to support communities in developing countries to play a full and effective role in the global response to AIDS.

 

Medicine Net

MedicineNet provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information on a wide range of issues, including HIV/AIDS, for consumers via its user-friendly, interactive web site. Nationally recognized, 100% Doctor-Produced by a network of over 70 U.S. Board Certified Physicians, MedicineNet.com is the trusted source for online health and medical information.

 

Know HIV/AIDS

1-866-344-KNOW is the campaign's 24-hour, toll-free hotline available in both English and Spanish, through which you can receive free HIV/AIDS and other sexual health resources, and be connected with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National AIDS Hotline for counseling and HIV testing information, as well as a local Planned Parenthood clinic for other sexual health services. 

 

The Body

The Body's mission is to use the Web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians. Demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment. Improve patients' quality of life. Foster community through human connection.

 

The Merck Manual of Medical Information

The Merck Manual of Medical Information is the world’s best selling home medical book.  At this site, you can look up volumes of medical information on specific illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, and drug information.

 

Government Sites
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Centers for Disease Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.

 

Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

The Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (DAIDS) was formed in 1986 to address the national research needs created by the advent and spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Specifically, the Division’s mission is to increase basic knowledge of the pathogenesis, natural history, and transmission of HIV disease and to support research that promotes progress in its detection, treatment, and prevention. DAIDS accomplishes this through planning, implementing, managing, and evaluating programs in (1) fundamental basic research, (2) discovery and development of therapies for HIV infection and its complications, and (3) discovery and development of vaccines and other prevention strategies.

 

Business and Labor Responds to AIDS

HIV/AIDS is still at work. More people are living and working with HIV and AIDS than ever before. HIV and AIDS has not gone away. Neither have the complex issues it raises. Does your workplace handle discrimination, return-to-work, or employee morale issues? Use this Web site as a resource for these and many other questions.

 

The CDC National Prevention Information Network    

This site houses the nation's largest collection of information and resources on HIV/AIDS, STD and TB prevention.

 

Health Resources and Services Administration – HIV/AIDS Bureau

The federal Ryan White CARE Act provides health care for people with HIV disease. Enacted in 1990, it fills gaps in care faced by those with low-incomes and little or no insurance. HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau administers the program through hundreds of grantees, who serve 533,000 people each year.

 

Medline Plus Health Information

MEDLINEplus, is a goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Health professionals and consumers alike can depend on it for information that is authoritative and up to date. MEDLINEplus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 600 diseases and conditions, including HIV/AIDS. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.

 

National Library of Medicine – Specialized Information Services

The Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is responsible for information resources and services in toxicology, environmental health, chemistry, HIV/AIDS, and specialized topics in minority health.

 

National Institutes of Health Office of AIDS Research

The NIH Office of AIDS Research (OAR) is located within the Office of the Director of NIH and is responsible for the scientific, budgetary, legislative, and policy elements of the NIH AIDS research program.

 

Public Health Strategic Health Care Group-Veterans Administration

The mission of the PHSHCG is to provide the highest quality, comprehensive care to veterans and to have that care recognized as the standard by which all health care in the United States is measured.  The Public Health Strategic Health Care Group (PHSHCG) includes the AIDS Information Center and Center for HIV Research. 

 

The President of the United States - HIV/AIDS Initiatives

In his 2003 State of the Union address, President Bush announced the Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, a five-year, $15 billion initiative to turn the tide in combating the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. This commitment of resources will help the most afflicted countries in Africa and the Caribbean wage and win the war against HIV/AIDS, extending and saving lives.

 

The World Bank - HIV/AIDS division   

The World Bank--in partnership with others-- is working to roll back the spread of this global epidemic.  As the largest long-term investor in prevention and mitigation of HIV/AIDS in developing countries, the World Bank Group is working with its partners to:  Prevent the further spread of HIV/AIDS among vulnerable groups and in the general population; Promote countries' health policies and multi-sectoral approaches (e.g. by working in education, social safety nets, transport and other vital areas); Expand basic care and treatment activities for those affected by HIV/AIDS and their families, as well as for children whose parents have died of AIDS and other vulnerable children.

 

United Nations Aids    

The global mission of UNAIDS as the main advocate for worldwide action against HIV/AIDS is to lead, strengthen and support an expanded response to the epidemic.

 

World Health Organization HIV/AIDS

The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

 

Health Care Provider Resources
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(for the trade)

 

AIDS Education and Training Centers            

The AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) Program of the Ryan White CARE Act currently supports a network of 12 regional centers (and more than 130 associated sites) that conduct targeted, multi-disciplinary education and training programs for health care providers treating persons with HIV/AIDS. The AETCs serve all 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the six U.S. Pacific Jurisdictions.

 

Aids Nutrition Services Alliance

ANSA is a membership alliance that was incorporated in 1997 to facilitate networking among colleagues, pool and maximize resources, share experientially based knowledge and skills, and form a unified voice to educate about and advocate for the complex nutritional needs of people living with HIV disease. ANSA's mission is to enhance the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS by strengthening the capacity of organizations providing community-based nutrition support services.

 

American Academy of HIV Medicine  

The American Academy of HIV Medicine is an independent organization of HIV Specialists and others dedicated to promoting excellence in HIV/AIDS care.  Through advocacy and education, the Academy is committed to supporting health care providers in HIV medicine and to ensuring better care for those living with AIDS and HIV disease. Their 1,600 members provide direct care to more than 275,000 HIV patients. 

 

Florida-Caribbean Aids Education & Training Center

The Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center's (AETC's) mission is to ensure that physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, pharmacists, and other health professionals receive state-of-the-art information, training, and consultation on new and emerging drug and health treatments for HIV and AIDS.

 

HIVDent

HIVDENT is a not-for-profit coalition of concerned health care professionals committed to assuring access to high quality oral health care services for adults, adolescents, and children living with HIV disease. HIVDENT disseminates state-of-the-art treatment information and shares expertise in advocacy, development, training, integration, and evaluation of oral health services for the HIV-infected population.

 

Infectious Diseases Society of America

The Infectious Diseases Society of America represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA's purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health and prevention relating to infectious diseases.

 

International AIDS Society

The International AIDS Society, IAS represents the world’s professional society for scientists, health care and public health workers, and others engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention, control and care.

 

Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

This web site is provided as a resource for physicians and other health care professionals in providing care and treatment to patients with HIV/AIDS.

 

Medscape from WebMD

Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and education tools.

 

National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors

The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) represents the nation’s chief state health agency staff who have programmatic responsibility for administering AIDS health care, prevention, education and supportive service programs funded by state and federal governments. State AIDS Directors in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Pacific Islands are represented by NASTAD with an office in Washington, DC. Programs administered by NASTAD members serve every population affected by and infected with HIV.

 

National Association of Community Health Centers

The National Association of Community Health Centers is the national trade association serving and representing the interests of America’s community health centers focusing on Migrant and Homeless Health Centers and not-for-profit providers of health care to America’s poor and medically underserved.

 

National Association of County & City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing local public health agencies (including city, county, metro, district, and Tribal agencies).

 

National Coalition of STD Directors

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), represents the 65 Directors of public health sexually transmitted disease prevention programs in states, large cities / counties and territories of the United States. NCSD provides dynamic leadership that strengthens STD Programs by advocating for effective policies, strategies, and sufficient resources and by increasing awareness of their medical and social impact.

 

National Education Association Health Information Network

The NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) provides health information to 2.7 million educational employees and the more than thirty million students it serves. NEA HIN distributes information nationally through NEA's 53 state/territory affiliates as well as 13,000 local education associations. NEA HIN serves as a link between public school employees; local, state, and national health organizations; and government agencies. Since its inception, NEA HIN has addressed numerous health issues that affect NEA members and students, including HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, cancer, teen pregnancy, mental wellness, nutrition, school safety, asthma and environmental hazards in schools.

 

Official Journal of the International AIDS Society

Following sixteen years of publishing the very latest groundbreaking research on HIV and AIDS, this outstanding journal continues to lead the field. Read by all the top clinicians and researchers, AIDS has the highest impact of all AIDS-related journals. 

 

HIV/AIDS Positive
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AidsMeds        

AIDSmeds.com is dedicated to providing people living with HIV the necessary information they need to make empowered treatment decisions. By offering complete, but not complicated, up-to-date info, AIDSmeds.com seeks to help those that are both new and old to this challenge.

 

Aids Treatment News

Provides a useful list of Internet links regarding treatment, drug guidelines, treatment publications, clinical trials, alternative therapies, and other issues.

 

HIV Positive

General information such as nutrition, treatment, etc., for the HIV positive community.

 

HIV STOPS WITH ME

HIV Stops with Me is a social marketing campaign for HIV positive men, women and transgenders which aims to reduce the stigma associated with HIV and to acknowledge the powerful role that people who are positive have in ending the epidemic.

 

HIV/AIDS Positive Stories

Positive stories from those either affected with HIV/AIDS or have family/friends who do. 

 

HIVandHepatitis.com

Their common objective is to create a quality online publication that provides accurate, timely and cutting-edge information about treatment for HIV/AIDS, chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and co-infection with HIV/HCV and HIV/HBV.

 

Managing HIV

ManagingHIV.com is dedicated to providing high-quality information to people with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). ManagingHIV.com offers these individuals—and their friends and family—a broad range of HIV and AIDS information. ManagingHIV.com covers HIV symptoms and the latest HIV medications and provides expert advice on when to start treatment and coping with treatment side effects. All of this information is available in video, audio and written formats.

 

National Aids Treatment Advocacy Project

NATAP is a New York State non-profit corporation with 501(c) 3 Federal tax-exempt status. Our mission is to educate individuals about HIV and Hepatitis treatments and to advocate on the behalf of all people living with HIV/AIDS and HCV. Our efforts in these areas are conducted on local, national, and international levels.

 

National AIDS Treatment Project

The National AIDS Treatment Information Project (NATIP) was established in 1994 with funding from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Its mission is to provide up-to-date and understandable clinical information for HIV-infected persons and their caregivers. The project distributes educational materials in a variety of ways. These include direct mailings to AIDS clinics and service organizations, posting on the Internet, and through an automated facsimile-on-demand system. To date, NATIP has developed over 60 topics, with many of them also available in Spanish. 

 

National Association of People With AIDS

NAPWA advocates on behalf of all people living with HIV and AIDS in order to end the pandemic and the human suffering caused by HIV/AIDS.

 

Project Inform

Project Inform has been at the frontlines in the fight against HIV and AIDS since 1985. Project Inform is a national nonprofit, community based organization working to end the AIDS epidemic. Its mission is to: Provide vital information on the diagnosis and treatment of HIV disease to HIV-infected individuals, their caregivers, and their healthcare and service providers.  Advocate for enlightened regulatory, research, and funding policies, affecting the development of, access to, and delivery of effective treatments, as well as to fund innovative research opportunities.  Inspire people to make informed choices amid uncertainty, and to choose hope over despair.

 

The Stop HIV Site

The Stop HIV Site was launched to help the many AIDS victims in the world today.  We raise money for AIDS treatment as well as Research and Development for cures and vaccines. 

 

Policy or Public Health Related
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AIDS Action

AIDS Action, founded in 1984, is the national AIDS organization dedicated to the development, analysis, cultivation, and encouragement of sound policies and programs in response to the HIV epidemic. We do this through the dissemination of information and the building and use of advocacy on behalf of all those infected with/affected by HIV/AIDS. AIDS Action collaborates with its member organizations and the greater public health community to enhance HIV/AIDS prevention programs and care and treatment services; and to secure comprehensive resources to address community needs until the epidemic is over.

 

Family Health International

Through their global reach, FHI is committed to helping women and men obtain access to safe, effective, and affordable family planning services and methods; to preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); and to improving the health of women and children. FHI operates in collaboration with a worldwide network of government agencies, research institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector entities, and offers a broad spectrum of technical services ranging from clinical research to advising governments on national health policy.

 

International AIDS Economics Network

The International AIDS Economic Network (IAEN)  provides data, tools and analysis on the economics of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in developing countries, to help developing countries devise cost-effective responses to the global epidemic.

 

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

IAVI and its partners are committed to speeding the discovery and distribution of a safe, effective and accessible AIDS vaccine. Developing an AIDS vaccine to save lives and economies will be one of the world's greatest achievements. Not to do so would be one of its greatest failures.

 

National Minority AIDS Council

The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), established in 1987, is the premier national organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.

 

Medical Doctors and Treatment Facilities
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American Medical Association Doctor Search

The American Medical Association (AMA) is a professional association of physicians and medical students dedicated to the health of America. AMA Physician Select provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions, including more than 690,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of osteopathy or osteopathic medicine.

 

American Academy of HIV Medicine  

Search the American Academy of HIV Medicine website for a medical doctor that specializes in HIV/AIDS in your area. 

 

Specialized Subjects

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African American AIDS Policy & Training Institute

At BlackAIDS.org we believe that our best weapons in reversing the tide are information and global coordination. To that end, we have created a space where everyone can come together to learn from one another. We will present news and feature stories on the pressing challenges and cutting edge solutions within our communities. We will offer space for black people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS to give voice to their own experiences.

 

Aids Foundation of South Africa         

This web site aims to provide general information about AIDS in a South African context, keep interested parties informed of the AIDS Foundation's activities and facilitate an accessible channel for anyone wishing to contribute to the financial support given to various AIDS initiatives.

 

Aids Map UK   

AidsMap UK is a community-based information provider based in the UK whose sole aim is to combat the AIDS epidemic through accurate, accessible and up-to-date information. Their publications have become one of the principal sources of AIDS and HIV information in the UK and Europe over the past ten years. They also have a range of publications on organizations as well as an online international resources database, searchable in six languages. There is also a searchable database of HIV clinics in the UK.

 

AVERTing HIV and Aids Education

AVERT is an international HIV and AIDS organization based in the UK, with the aim of AVERTing HIV and AIDS worldwide.  AVERT has a number of overseas projects, helping with the problem of HIV/AIDS in countries where there is a particularly high rate of infection, such as South Africa, or where there is a rapidly increasing rate of infection such as in the Russian Federation. 

 

Children with AIDS Charity UK

Children With Aids Charity was set up to help the youngest of those affected or infected by HIV and AIDS. It is a national UK charity with the simple aim of working towards a future without prejudice for these children and their families.

 

CrusAID UK

Crusaid is the leading UK charity devoted to fundraising on behalf of people living with HIV and AIDS.

 

Latino Commission on AIDS

The Latino Commission on AIDS is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving and expanding health promotion, research, treatment and other services to the Latino community through organizing, education, model program development, capacity building and training. Founded in March 1990 the Commission started as a group of committed and influential leaders who came together in response to the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS in the Latino community.

 

National AIDS Trust UK

The National AIDS Trust (NAT) is the UK's leading HIV and AIDS policy development and advocacy organization. NAT works in the UK and internationally for policies that will prevent transmission, improve access to treatment, challenge HIV stigma and discrimination and secure the political leadership necessary to effectively fight AIDS.

 

Pan American Health Organization

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency with 100 years of experience working to improve health and living standards of the people of the Americas. It enjoys international recognition as part of the United Nations system, serving as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization, and as the health organization of the Inter-American System.

 

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Advocates for Youth HIV

YouthHIV is a website created by and for HIV-positive youth and HIV peer educators. The purpose is to provide a safe and effective website offering sexual and mental health information, community support, opportunities for advocacy, resources and referrals, and online peer education.

YouthHIV is a project of Advocates for Youth which is dedicated to creating programs and advocating for policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.

 

Aids Alliance for Children, Youth & Families  

AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families is the only national organization focused solely on the needs of children, youth, and families living with, affected by, or at risk for HIV and AIDS.  Since our founding in 1994 as AIDS Policy Center for Children, Youth & Families, we have been the leading advocates for children, youth, and families affected by HIV/AIDS. During the past several years, we have expanded our mission to include not only policy analysis and advocacy, but also education and training for consumers and providers.

 

Children Affected by AIDS Foundation

The mission of the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation (CAAF) is to make a positive difference in the lives of children infected with HIV and affected by AIDS. CAAF accomplishes this by helping meet their diverse, special needs, advocating and educating on their behalf, and bringing joy and fun into their lives.

 

Children with AIDS Project

They recruit families to adopt HIV children, AIDS Orphans and drug addicted infants and refer them to private homes and public adoption agencies around the United States.  Additionally, they locate HIV infants and children as well as AIDS Orphans, who need homes, from all over the United States.

 

Everybody preventing HIV among young teens

Offers a textbook to be used in the classroom for 5th to 9th grade students.  The curriculum is medically accurate and comprehensive. It respects the beliefs and concerns held by young teens, their families and community. This manual focuses on promoting healthy behaviors through risk elimination (abstinence) and risk reduction strategies. This is a flexible yet structured prevention model intended for local adaptation.

 

LifeBeat - The music industry fights AIDS

LIFEbeat, the Music Industry Fights AIDS is a national non-profit organization dedicated to reaching America's youth with the message of HIV/AIDS prevention. LIFEbeat mobilizes the talents and resources of the music industry to raise awareness and to provide support to the AIDS community. 

 

SEX, ETC, by Teens for Teens

SEX, ETC. is the major component of the National Teen-to-Teen Sexuality Education Project developed by the Network for Family Life Education a nonprofit organization that provides resources, advocacy, training, and technical assistant in support of balanced, comprehensive sexuality education in the United States. The Network is based at the Center for Applied Psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

 


 

 

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