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View Resource HIV InSite

HIV InSite, provided by UCSF, SFGH, and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, is an exhaustive clearinghouse of AIDS related information for practitioners, patients, and others interested in the topic. One of its highlights is Today's News, a summary of daily news stories derived from many sources.
View Resource Drug Companies Drop South Africa Suit

The news from South Africa yesterday was both good and bad for AIDS activists. Lawyers for a group of over 39 major pharmaceutical companies withdrew their legal challenge to a 1997 South African law that would allow the government to import or produce generic versions of the drugs. The lawsuit proved to be a tremendous public relations blunder for the drug companies, who were depicted as placing...
View Resource HIV InSite AIDS Knowledge Base

The University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco General Hospital have made the 1997 edition of this massive (2000 page) AIDS textbook available at the HIV InSite. At present, fifteen of the 96 chapters in nine major sections are available. The entire 1994 edition is available, with icons pointing from outdated chapters to updated ones.
View Resource The World Bank: HIV and AIDS

UNAIDS (The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS) and the World Bank worked together to create the AIDS Economics site to help improve understanding of the economics of HIV/AIDS and to "help researchers and policymakers in developing countries to define and implement humane, cost-effective policies to fight the disease." The highlight of the site is the summary of the findings and...
View Resource HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (ATIS)

Sponsored by the US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (ATIS) offers authoritative information on HIV and AIDS treatment for both healthcare practitioners and general users. The key part of the site is the Treatment Guidelines Library, which contains...
View Resource New York Times Health: AIDS at 20
View Resource In Their Own Words: NIH Researchers Recall the Early Years of AIDS

According to the CDC, May 31 marked the 20-year anniversary of the first discovery of AIDS. Perhaps not surprisingly, the Web has seen a corresponding flurry of activity devoted to the history and current status of research on the disease. This site is home to NIH's new online oral history project focused on the researchers involved with AIDS/HIV. Users can access material here via document type:...
View Resource International Association of Providers of AIDS Care

The main page of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) contains a wide range of AIDS/HIV information for both clinicians and consumers.
View Resource AIDSinfo: Clinical Trials

The US Department of Health and Human Services offers information on the clinical trials studying HIV and AIDS at this website. Visitors can search the clinical trials by category or keywords. For each study, users can discover the purpose, conditions, eligibility, publications, and additional information. Students and educators can find an overview of the components of an AIDS clinical trial. The...
View Resource Positive Prevention: HIV Prevention with people living with HIV

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance works to support "community action on AIDS in developing countries" through advocacy efforts, research, and outreach programs. Over the past several years, they have also released a number of papers designed to assist non-governmental organizations and service providers with providing quality health care to those living with HIV. This 36-page guide was released...
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