AIDS.gov is a U.S. government site that provides access to federal HIV/AIDS program information, and supports the use of new media tools by federal and community partners to improve domestic HIV programs serving minority and other communities most at-risk for, or living with, HIV.
AIDSinfo, a project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), provides the latest federally approved information on HIV/AIDS clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines for people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and friends, health care providers, scientists, and researchers.
AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs)
The AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC), a component of the federal Ryan White Program, are part of a regional network that conducts targeted, multidisciplinary education and training programs for health care providers treating persons living with HIV/AIDS. The AETC National Resource Center website provides a central repository for AETC program information and training materials.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention: Surveillance Reports.
The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report series provides data on U.S. AIDS and HIV case reports, including data by state, metropolitan statistical area, mode of exposure, sex, race/ethnicity, age group, and other variables.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention: Epi Slide Sets.
These slide sets include graphics based on recent HIV/AIDS surveillance data, and can be downloaded free of charge.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWRs) on HIV/AIDS.
This website links to all HIV/AIDS related articles in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series, throughout the history of the epidemic.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention: State Profiles.
These state profiles include statistical and other information on HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. They also include descriptions of prevention and control programs supported by CDC and state public health officials.
Cochrane Reviews on HIV/AIDS
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international network of people helping healthcare providers, policy makers, patients, their advocates and carers, make well-informed decisions about human health care by preparing, updating and promoting the accessibility of Cochrane Reviews, including multiple reviews on HIV/AIDS topics.
Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau: State Profiles.
These state profiles provide detailed state-level information on the Ryan White Program and the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
HIV Insite Knowledge Base
HIV Insite Knowledge Base is a comprehensive, on-line textbook of HIV disease from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital.
HIVnet, a project of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and other federal agencies, is an online tool that provides selected statistics on inpatient and outpatient utilization of health services by people living with HIV/AIDS. It is based on data collected by the HIV Research Network (HIVRN), which includes 18 medical practices located across the United States that treat more than 14,000 patients living with HIV/AIDS.
Kaiser Family Foundation, Fact Sheets on HIV/AIDS.
The Kaiser Family Foundation provides up-to-date fact sheets on a range of HIV/AIDS issues specific to the U.S., including:
Kaiser Family Foundation, Kaiser Slides.
Kaiser Slides offers instant, free access to Kaiser's collection of of graphics and tables presenting health policy statistics and trends. The slides, which cover a broad range of topics, explain key aspects of health policy issues, including HIV/AIDS, can be viewed online, downloaded as an individual PowerPoint or Excel table, or opened as print-friendly PDFs. Slides on HIV/AIDS can be found here. http://facts.kff.org/results.aspx?view=slides&topic=69
Kaiser Family Foundation, State Health Facts Online.
This resource contains the latest state-level data, including information about new and cumulative AIDS cases, AIDS case rates, persons living with AIDS, AIDS deaths, HIV infections, HIV testing statistics and policies, additional AIDS-related state policies, Ryan White funding and funding for HIV prevention, and AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, including budget, client, and expenditure data.
Kaiser Family Foundation, The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic: A Timeline of Key Milestones.
Updated regularly, this interactive web-based timeline is designed to serve as an ongoing reference tool for many of the political, scientific, cultural, and community events that have occurred since the beginning of the epidemic. It is updated each year.
Ryan White Technical Assistance Resources, Guidance, Education & Training (TARGET) Center.
The TARGET Center is the central source of technical assistance and training resources for the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
Kaiser Family Foundation, Public Opinion Surveys on HIV/AIDS.
The Kaiser Family Foundation regularly conducts national surveys of the U.S. public on HIV/AIDS. These surveys cover a range of topics, including knowledge and perceptions of HIV/AIDS, views on the global epidemic and spending by the U.S. government, and provide trend data and analysis over time.
Kaiser Family Foundation, Kaiser Health Poll Search.
Health Poll Search is a searchable archive of public opinion questions on health issues, including HIV/AIDS. Health Poll Search is the result of a partnership between the Kaiser Family Foundation and The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Connecticut. The Health Poll Search archive provide information on public perceptions of HIV/AIDS, including public opinion about numerous subtopics such as HIV testing and discrimination.
Acknowledgements: This reference library was prepared by Jennifer Kates of the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Last Updated: May 2010