|Infectious Diseases Links
XIII International AIDS Conference
July 9 - July 14, 2000, Durban, South Africa
The AIDS Education Global Information System (AEGIS) offers up-to-date news and clinical
information among its many useful features. It also includes a law library that provides
information about HIV-related cases. It is a non-profit, charitable and educational
corporation maintained by the Sisters of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary.
AIDSLINK aims to raise funds to support people with HIV/AIDS and organisations which
provide care for people living with HIV/AIDS (PWAs). AIDSLINK also aims to create
awareness of prevention of HIV/AIDS. The site gives HIV/AIDS statistics for South Africa
and South African artists against AIDS.
Best of the Net
Links to HIV/AIDS programs and organizations in various countries selected by editorial
reviewers from "Best of the Net" section of the "Journal of the American
Medical Association" HIV/AIDS Information Center.
Beyond Awareness Campaign
The Beyond Awareness Campaign is a project of the HIV/AIDS and STD Directorate of
the South African Department of Health. The campaign runs from November 1998 through to
October 2000 and is conducted by a consortium of four organisations- AIDS Media Research
Project, DramAidE, Lindsay Smithers FCB and Wireless Additive.
Cape Town Clinical Virology
Department of Medical Microbiology
An extensive collection of resources from the University of Cape Town.
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies
CAPS at the University of California San Francisco maintains a focus on prevention.
Centers for Disease Control and
CDC administers national programs for the prevention and control of communicable and
vector-borne diseases, injury, and other preventable conditions.
Children in Distress (CINDI)
CINDI is an informal consortium of non-government organisations (NGOs) based in
Pietermaritzburg, the capital of the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Each of its
NGO members is conducting one or more pilot projects to develop solutions to the major
social issue facing South Africa over the next 50 years or more the millions of
children who will be orphaned by the AIDS epidemic.
The Diana, Princess of Wales HIV
The Diana, Princess of Wales HIV Research Foundation is committed to the pursuit of
excellence in research, training and treatment of HIV and infectious diseases in southern
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.
Family Health International
A nongovernmental organization that works in more than 40 countries to prevent the spread
of HIV, provide care and support for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, and
improve reproductive health through research, interventions, community education and
Harvard AIDS Institute
The Institute is dedicated to conducting and catalyzing research to end the worldwide AIDS
epidemic. Publishes the "Harvard AIDS Review."
HIV/AIDS and the World Bank:
Expanding the Response
World Bank HIV/AIDS activities, publications, and regional AIDS backgrounders.
A project of the University of California's Center for AIDS Prevention Studies and AIDS
Program at San Francisco General Hospital. Contains comprehensive and current information
on HIV disease.
International AIDS Society
A non-governmental organization of researchers and professionals providing information on
the management and prevention of HIV and AIDS through biennial International AIDS
Conferences, among other activities.
International Association of
Physicians in AIDS Care
Physicians and healthcare professionals in the United States and 42 countries treating
The International Community of
Women Living with HIV/AIDS
An international network run for and by HIV positive women to have influence and input on
policy development on the issues and needs facing women living with HIV and AIDS.
The International Council of AIDS
ICASO is an international network for community-based AIDS organizations, articulating and
representing the concerns and interest of these organizations at all levels.
JAMA HIV/AIDS Information Center
The site is produced and maintained by the Journal of the American Medical Association
editors and staff. Provides current information on drugs, treatment, prevention, policy.
Johns Hopkins Infectious Diseases
Research on infectious diseases and information on training opportunities at the Division
of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.
Journal Watch Infectious Diseases
Edited and reviewed by more than 80 physicians, JWatch regularly combs 180
medical journals for important findings in Infectious Diseases.
The Kids AIDS Site
The Kids AIDS Site was founded 18 September 2000 to help provide HIV care,
education and counseling to pregnant women and mothers with newborns.
Metropolitan Life AIDS Information
This site is dedicated to providing
information about AIDS focussing on 'Kids and AIDS', 'Research', 'AIDS and the Workplace',
and 'Living with AIDS'
National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID)
NCID develops, evaluates, and promotes prevention and control strategies for infectious
diseases. It is one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
National Institute of Allergy and
Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
NIAID conducts and supports research to develop better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent
the many infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases that afflict people worldwide.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH is the principal biomedical research agency of the U. S. Government. It is comprised
of 25 separate Institutes and Centers.
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. Includes documents on the World AIDS
Campaign, and information on international conferences on AIDS.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
NLM is the world's largest medical library. Several searchable databases provide consumer
health information, full-text articles, and 11 million references and abstracts.
World Health Organization
One of the functions of WHO, a specialized agency of the United Nations, is to stimulate
and advance work on the prevention and control of epidemic, endemic and other diseases.