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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS InfoNet is a project of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) and the New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center in the Infectious Diseases Division of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. The primary audience for InfoNet materials includes people living with HIV and their caregivers, especially nurses and other first-line treatment providers.


AVERT is an international HIV and AIDS charity, based in the UK, working to avert HIV and AIDS worldwide, through education, treatment and care.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: HIV/AIDS

HIV Basics, risk reduction, testing, statistics, policies and programs, guidelines, and resource libraries.

CATIE: Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CAN)

CATIE is Canada’s source for up-to-date, unbiased information about HIV and hepatitis C. We connect people living with HIV or hepatitis C, at-risk communities, healthcare providers and community organizations with the knowledge, resources and expertise to reduce transmission and improve quality of life.

GMHC (formerly Gay Men's Health Crisis)

GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Building on decades of dedication and expertise, we understand the reality of HIV/AIDS and empower a healthy life for all.


Mission: HealthHIV advances effective prevention, care and support for people living with, or at risk for, HIV/AIDS by providing education, capacity building, health services research, and advocacy to organizations, communities and professionals.

HIV InSite

Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California San Francisco.

Living Well (UK)

Living Well offers a wide range of high-quality health related services aimed at providing people with the skills they need to get the most out of life.

Aidsmap Resources

Universal focus: basics, info booklets, WHO guidelines, drug charts, online apps, treatment practices, fact sheets and more

New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute

The AIDS Institute is committed to eliminating new infections and improving the health and well-being of persons living with HIV, AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, viral hepatitis and related health concerns.

Project Inform

Project Inform fights the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics by assuring the development of effective treatments and a cure; supporting individuals to make informed choices about their health; advocating for quality, affordable health care; and promoting medical strategies that prevent new infections.

The Well Project

The Well Project is a non-profit organization whose mission is to change the course of the HIV/AIDS pandemic through a unique and comprehensive focus on women and girls. The Well Project advocates that every woman and girl should have access to quality, up-to-date information about HIV/AIDS.





The ACLU uses impact litigation, public education, and advocacy at the state and federal levels to fight discrimination against people living with HIV.

The Black AIDS Institute

Founded in May of 1999, the Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's Mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

Harm Reduction Coalition

Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that promotes the health and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by drug use. Our efforts advance harm reduction policies, practices and programs that address the adverse effects of drug use including overdose, HIV, hepatitis C, addiction, and incarceration. Recognizing that social inequality and injustice magnify drug-related harm and limit the voice of our most vulnerable communities, we work to uphold every individual’s right to health and well-being and their competence to participate in the public policy dialogue.

Latino Commision on AIDS

The Latino Commission on AIDS is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Latino community.

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project

NATAP is a New York State non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 Federal tax-exempt status. Our mission is to educate individuals about HIV and Hepatitis treatments and to advocate on the behalf of all people living with HIV/AIDS and HCV. Our efforts in these areas are conducted on local, national, and international levels.

National Minority AIDS Council

NMAC, a 501(c)3 organization, will educate, advocate, collaborate and compel – with urgency – for health equity within communities of color in our tireless quest to end the HIV epidemic.

National Working Positive Coalition

The National Working Positive Coalition is a coalition of individuals living with HIV, service providers, researchers, and advocates who are committed to improving the financial and personal wellbeing of individuals living with HIV and AIDS. To achieve this goal we (a) promote research to better understand the financial needs and complex challenges facing individuals with HIV; (b) promote the development and evaluation of effective practices in employment services and (c) advocate for work options and access to financial resources that are most consistent with the personal and health needs of individuals living with HIV.

The STD Project - Breaking the Stigma

Mission: We will achieve our vision by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations.


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HIV and Aging


As the entire field of HIV and Aging continues to grow, there is also a need for a “go to” place for information and resources to assist providers, researchers, journalists, clients and the general public to find resources like; relevant journal articles, case histories, up and coming HIV and Aging Conferences, and links to other HIV organizations who include aging programs.

HIV and Your Heart

Co-developed with the American Academy of HIV Medicine. People living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) can plan for a normal lifespan if they stay on treatments and take care of their heart health.

The Body: Aging with HIV

Basics, news and research

Mental Health Mental Health

“Mental health” refers to your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It is an important part of staying healthy when living with HIV. Your mental health affects how you think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how you handle stress, relate to others, and make choices.


Mission: HealthHIV advances effective prevention, care and support for people living with, or at risk for, HIV/AIDS by providing education, capacity building, health services research, and advocacy to organizations, communities and professionals.

American Psychiatric Association: HIV and AIDS

Mental health problems can strike anybody, but people with HIV are more likely to experience a range of mental health issues. Most common are feelings of acute emotional distress, depression, and anxiety, which can often accompany adverse life-events.

Dental Oral Health

When you are focused on your overall health and well-being—and especially when you are dealing with a chronic health condition like HIV—it can be easy to overlook dental issues and oral health care.


HIVdent is a not-for-profit coalition of concerned health care professionals committed to assuring access to high quality oral health care services for adults, adolescents, and children living with HIV disease. HIVdent disseminates state-of-the-art treatment information and shares expertise in advocacy, development, training, integration, and evaluation of oral health services for the HIV-infected population.

Peer Center: HIV and Oral Health

A collaboration between the PEER Center and the ECHO Project (The Evaluation Center on HIV and Oral Health), part of an initiative that is developing and implementing innovative models of dental care, with a goal of increasing access to quality oral health services for people living with HIV.


AIDS InfoNet: Nutrition

Information on nutrition, vitamins/minerals, and exercise.

Nutrition and HIV/AIDS

Having HIV may put you at greater risk for heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Eating a healthy diet can help protect you from developing these conditions. Learn what and how to eat to keep your body and immune system strong.

Tufts University: Nutrition and Health (HIV)

Information regarding the importance of good nutrition in living with HIV, lipodystrophy, diarrhea, cardiovascular disease, weight gain/loss, fatigue and more.

Clinical and Treatment Resources


AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC)

The AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Program is the training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. The AETC Program is a national network of leading HIV experts who provide locally based, tailored education, clinical consultation and technical assistance to healthcare professionals and healthcare organizations to integrate high quality, comprehensive care for those living with or affected by HIV. HIV care is a complex, challenging field, and ongoing, high-quality training and support is essential for clinicians caring for people living with HIV.

HIV Medicine Association

The HIV Medicine Association is an organization of medical professionals who practice HIV medicine. We represent the interests of HIV health care providers and researchers and their patients by promoting quality in HIV care and by advocating for policies that ensure a comprehensive and humane response to the AIDS pandemic informed by science and social justice.


Pharmaceutical Financial Assistance Programs for HIV Medication

Mission: HealthHIV advances effective prevention, care and support for people living with, or at risk for, HIV/AIDS by providing education, capacity building, health services research, and advocacy to organizations, communities and professionals.

AIDSinfo: HIV Treatment - FDA-Approved HIV Medicines

Treatment with HIV medicines is called antiretroviral therapy (ART). ART is recommended for everyone with HIV. People on ART take a combination of HIV medicines (called an HIV regimen) every day. A person's initial HIV regimen generally includes three HIV medicines from at least two different drug classes.

Treatment Overview of HIV Treatments

Information on lab work, overview of HIV treatment, side effects, adherence, drug resistance, and more.

2015 Complete HIV Treatment Guide

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and integrative health approaches. The mission of NCCIH is to define, through rigorous scientific investigation, the usefulness and safety of complementary and integrative health interventions and their roles in improving health and health care.

NIH: Dietary Supplements, Complementary, or Alternative Medicines

Information about natural products, dietary supplements, medicinal plants, or other complementary or alternative medicines.

Project Inform - Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV (.pdf)


Social Security For People Living With HIV/AIDS

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (HRSA)

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides HIV-related services in the United States for those who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resources for coping with HIV disease. The program fills gaps in care not met by other payers.

Johns Hopkins HIV Guide

The official Johns Hopkins HIV Guide, from the experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine, delivers the latest authoritative clinical decision support information on HIV diagnosis, management, and relevant medications to clinicians’ fingertips.