This page links to key international organisations and websites focusing on a range of HIV/AIDS issues.
If you are looking for information on AIDS in a particular country it’s best to try the UNAIDS website or search for local organisations at AIDSMap’s AIDS Organisations Worldwide search engine.
Disclaimer: While every effort has been made to link to reputable sites containing up to date and accurate information about HIV/AIDS, the provision of links to external sites does not constitute endorsement by AFAO.
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AIDS Map Website of the National AIDS Manual (UK) with a focus on treatments but also including a section on international resources.
AVERT is an international HIV and AIDS charity, based in the UK. News and information about HIV and AIDS around the word, plus games, videos and stories
Gender equality & HIV/AIDS A web portal set up by UN Women about the gender equality dimensions of the HIV epidemic.
GMHC Gay Men’s Health Crisis (USA) Health information on a range of topics.
HIVandHepatitis.com News and information about treatment for HIV/AIDS, chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and co-infection with HIV/HCV and HIV/HBV.
HIV InSite Gateway to HIV and AIDS Knowledge Provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary information on basic science, treatment, prevention, and policy.
HIV InSite Country and Regions Pages A source of regularly updated international HIV/AIDS information, including global and regional HIV/AIDS overviews, individual country pages and a database of epidemiological and socioeconomic data.
International AIDS Society (IAS) The IAS is the world’s professional society for scientists, health care and public health workers, and others engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention, control and care. Includes international conference links.
NAM’s e-atlas, a searchable listing of HIV/AIDS organisations worldwide.
UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. International news, data, research, conferences, FAQs, publications, country and regional profiles.
The Body (US) Information, resources and contacts
GNP+ (Global) Global Network of people living with HIV/AIDS. Capacity building, conferences, web forum, regional links
ICW Global (Global) The International Community of Women living with HIV
Poz (US) Daily news, treatment updates, personal profiles, investigative features, videos, blogs and an extensive online social network
Terence Higgins Trust (UK) Health promotion and support to people at risk of or living with HIV
AIDS Map the National AIDS Manual (UK)
AIDSmeds.com easy-to-read treatments information and news.
AIDScience Produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The site includes peer-reviewed articles, research updates, links to news bulletins from a variety of sources, and discussion forums.
CATIE Community AIDS treatments Information Exchange (Canada).
Project Inform (USA) Information, advocacy and inspiration.
Medscape General medical information for healthcare professionals and consumers, treatment updates.
PubMed Online biomedical database that includes peer-reviewed HIV/AIDS journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
HIV and the law
2010 Global Criminalisation scan A global overview of the extent to which criminal and other laws have been used to prosecute people living with HIV for HIV transmission and exposure.
AVERT: Criminal Transmission of HIV An overview of the issues related to criminal prosecutions for transmission of HIV and non-disclosure.
Criminalize Hate Not HIV is a global campaign to raise awareness about the impact of the criminal law on national responses to HIV.
HIV Justice Network a global information and advocacy hub for individuals and organisations working to end the inappropriate use of the criminal law to regulate and punish people living with HIV.
Positive Justice Project A consortium devoted to ending the abuse of the criminal law against HIV-positive people
The International HIV/AIDS Alliance The International HIV/AIDS Alliance is a development organisation specialised in supporting communities in developing countries to play a full and effective role in the global response to AIDS.
UNESCO HIV and AIDS Education Clearinghouse An interactive portal dedicated to collecting and disseminating documentation on HIV/AIDS and its impact on education.
AVAC A global source for updates, advocacy and information on biomedical HIV prevention.
IAVIReport.org IAVI Report Online is a centralized source of information on all aspects of AIDS vaccine research and associated scientific disciplines.
Global Campaign for Microbicides A broad-based, international effort to build support among policymakers, opinion leaders, and the general public for increased investment into microbicides and other user-controlled prevention methods.
International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) IPM is a non-profit product development partnership established in 2002 to prevent HIV transmission by accelerating the development and availability of a safe and effective microbicide for women in developing countries.
International Rectal Microbicide Advocates (IRMA) IRMA comprises over 850 advocates, policymakers and leading scientists working together to advance an agenda for rectal microbicide research and development.
Microbicides Development Programme (MDP) MDP is a not-for-profit, African-European partnership, which was established to develop vaginal microbicides to reduce the risk of HIV infection in women.
Microbicide Trials Network The Microbicide Trials Network is a US National Institutes of Health-funded worldwide collaboration of clinical trials around the world.
Global Forum on MSM & HIV Advocates for equitable access to effective HIV prevention, care, and treatment services tailored to the needs of gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM), while promoting their health and human rights worldwide.
International Treatment Preparedness Coalition is a nonprofit community-driven funding mechanism to support HIV treatment advocacy and education efforts in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America, and NIS/CIS/Baltics.
Treatment Action Campaign Based in South Africa, TAC is a driving force behind the current international campaign to increase access to HIV drugs and essential medicines for people living with HIV/AIDS. AFAO supported them for a period of time in 2001 for their MTCT campaign.
While every effort has been made to link to reputable sites containing up to date and accurate information about HIV/AIDS, the provision of links to external sites does not constitute endorsement by AFAO.