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HIV/AIDS News, Facts, and Resources

This Global Ministries resource page contains links to other web sites that contain valuable information related to HIV/AIDS and the global response to the pandemic. Not all will have materials consistent with the official policies and statements of the General Board of Global Ministries or The United Methodist Church. Only General Conference speaks for The United Methodist Church.

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NEWS AND FACTS

Fact Sheets, HIV/AIDS surveillance statistics, and other data.


 
AIDS in the USA: Basic Statistics
Statistical data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
 
AIDS Info Fact Sheets and Booklets
The AIDSinfo fact sheets and booklets (English and Spanish) are written to supplement the HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines. These fact sheets provide accurate information about HIV/AIDS and its treatment in plain language. Fact sheets are available in PDF format.
 
AIDS Info Glossary

The AIDSinfo Glossary (in English and Spanish) is a comprehensive resource designed to help health professionals, researchers, and people living with HIV/AIDS and their families and friends to understand the complex web of HIV/AIDS terminology. The approximately 200 page document is available as web pages, a PDF file, or hard copy sent through the mail.

 
GlobalHealthFacts.org
Data on this site is obtained from a variety of public and private sources, including original Kaiser Family Foundation reports. The list of countries/areas was obtained from the World Health Organization's Global Health Atlas database.
 
GlobalHealthReporting.org: HIV/AIDS
Web site by the Kaiser Family Foundation that provides journalists and others with the latest information about HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Email updates are available.
 
Global HIV Data
Statistical Data from UNAIDS.
 
Global HIV/AIDS Timeline, Kaiser Family Foundation
This timeline is available in graphical or text format.
 
PlusNews HIV/AIDS News Service
News from IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks),  a UN humanitarian news and information service.
 
ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS

The following organizations and programs have web sites with valuable resources about HIV/AIDS.


 
Key HIV/AIDS Organizations

Long annotated links list of HIV/AIDS organizations from GlobalHealthReporting.org.

 
Centers for Disease Control (CDC): HIV/AIDS
CDC's HIV mission is to prevent HIV infection and reduce the incidence of HIV-related illness and death in collaboration with community, state, national, and international partners. Its programs work to improve treatment, care, and support for persons living with HIV and to help build capacity and infrastructure to address the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
 
Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance: HIV and AIDS Campaign
The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance is a broad international network of over 90 churches and Christian organizations cooperating in advocacy on global trade and on HIV and AIDS.
 
Joint United Nations Program on AIDS (UNAIDS)
UNAIDS brings together the efforts and resources of ten United Nations organizations to the global AIDS response. Based in Geneva, the UNAIDS secretariat works on the ground in more than 75 countries world wide.
 
Unite for Children Against AIDS
A campaign of UNICEF. This web site has a lot of resources related to children and AIDS.