Other National & International AETC Centers
Federal HIV/AIDS Links
- AIDS.gov. Federal site with information about HIV, including testing, services, and events. The site includes pages on HIV basics, Federal resources, news, and how to use new media.
- AIDSinfo. A resource for current information on medical practice guidelines, federally and privately funded AIDS-related clinical trials, and AIDS-related drugs. The site also presents AIDS-related news and education materials. AIDSinfo is a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. CDC center responsible for public health surveillance, prevention research, and programs to prevent and control HIV, AIDS, other sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis.
- U.S. HIV/AIDS Bureau. Provides federal funding for HIV/AIDS care for low-income, uninsured and underinsured individuals. The bureau has developed programs that focus on managed care, HIV/AIDS drugs, treatment adherence, data and evaluation, measuring outcomes and reaching vulnerable populations.
National HIV/AIDS Links
- American Foundation for AIDS Research. Independent nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting AIDS research, AIDS prevention and treatment education initiatives, and advocacy for sound AIDS-related public policy.
- AIDS United. Grantmaking organization dedicated to eliminating HIV/AIDS as a major health and social problem.
- The National Association of People with AIDS. Nonprofit organization that serves local coalitions of people with AIDS by providing information on self-empowerment, education, and interaction with local AIDS service providers.
- The National Resource Center for HIV/AIDS Prevention among Adolescents (APNRC). Builds national capacity in youth HIV prevention by providing a central, online, location to access training, technical assistance, information exchange, and a resource library of current published literature and evidence-based programs and practices.
- Project Inform. Provides referrals, printed information, and verbal information on treatments and clinical trials for people with HIV and their friends and families.
- Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention. Promotes the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in rural America.
- Women, Children, and HIV. Provides clinical information and training resources on perinatally-acquired pediatric HIV infection and mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT) and related topics; best practices in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) and caring for infected children; PMTCT program resource materials; and services responsive to the needs of the CDC Global AIDS Program (CDC/GAP).
Cultural Competence and Minority Health
- African American HIV University. Works to change cultural norms and perceptions in the Black community around access to and utilization of HIV prevention services and strengthen Black organization and individual capacity to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in their communities.
- National Minority AIDS Council. Responds to the needs of communities of color by developing programs aimed at enhancing the skills necessary to confront HIV/AIDS, including a public policy education program, national and regional training conferences, a treatment research program and numerous publications.
- National Native American AIDS Prevention Center. Strives to stop the spread of HIV and related diseases among American Indians, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiians, and to improve the quality of life for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
- U.S. Office of Minority Health. Aims to accelerate CDC’s health impact in the U.S population and to eliminate health disparities for vulnerable populations as defined by race/ethnicity, socio-economic status, geography, gender, age, disability status, risk status related to sex and gender, and among other populations identified to be at-risk for health disparities.