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The Southern Africa AIDS Information Dissemination Service is a Zimbabwe-based resource that informs, supports, and promotes prevention, care, long-term planning and coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. This includes the provision of information and technical assistance to NGOs, government bodies and other institutions, as well as Internet and media training. Its publications
include factsheets and a quarterly newsletter on HIV/AIDS news in Southern Africa.
The Body is an extensive US-focused HIV/AIDS information source aimed at patients and their carers, providing a wide range of information, weekly email news updates from the US Centers for Disease Control, and coverage of major international conferences, on HIV treatment, care and scientific and medical research. It includes articles and links on vaccines
, HIV/AIDS basics
, and treatment
This website is the result of a collaboration between the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center
at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and the Center for HIV Information
(CHI) at the University of California San Francisco. It is aimed primarily at nurses, physicians, researchers and policy makers, and provides up to date information and resources on mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT), care of women and children with HIV, and related topics, as well as training and community education materials. Its range is extensive, and includes an overview of results of clinical trials aimed at preventing MTCT
This web section on HIV/AIDS presents 'strategic information' (surveillance, monitoring and evidence building), facts and figures (including dynamically generated epidemiology reports
), WHO publications, and press material relating to HIV/AIDS. There is also information on the WHO's work in this field, including the WHO-UNAIDS HIV Vaccine Initiative
, and the 3 by 5 Initiative
to provide antiretroviral drugs to 3 million people in resource poor settings by 2005.