This site contains documents and other resources on HIV and AIDS
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS, is the main advocate for global action on the epidemic. It leads, strengthens and supports an expanded response aimed at preventing transmission of HIV, providing care and support, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviating the impact of the epidemic.
Every day people living with HIV or AIDS face one problem after another because of discrimination. People struggle to get access to proper medical treatment, school for children and even work. It is difficult to buy a house because it is impossible to get insurance. Our children and families face harsh words from friends or colleagues. A LOT OF THIS DISCRIMINATION IS AGAINST THE LAW The AIDS Law Project (ALP) is at Wits University Centre for Applied Legal Studies. It is an organisation that specialises in helping people with HIV/AIDS to deal with these problems.
The Synergy Project is a five-year, performance-based contract that provides technical assistance and services to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to design, evaluate, and coordinate HIV/AIDS programs and identify and disseminate lessons learned from these programs. This website offers HIV/AIDS Technical and Programming resources including newsletter, links to HIV/AIDS focussed websites, publications and a calendar of events.
AEGiS began in the mid-1980s and is a web-based reference for HIV/AIDS-related information. The collaborative effort of many organizations and individuals has enabled the creation of this vast database of facts regarding the history, prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Through the keyword-searchable knowledgebase, AEGiS offers information via HIV/AIDS specific publications and news sources from around the world. In addition, an array of reference materials are offered.
The AIDS Consortium is a network of over 1000 members, mainly community-based organisations focusing on HIV/AIDS related issues.
AIDSMap is produced by NAM in collaboration with the British HIV Association and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance. Initial funding was generously provided by St Stephen's AIDS Trust. NAM exists to support the fight against AIDS with independent, accurate, accessible and comprehensive information. NAM aims to create and disseminate information resources rooted in the experiences of those most affected, enabling individuals and communities to take action and control in responding to HIV and AIDS.
iThemba Lethu is a Voluntary Association (not-for-gain). It was constituted by a group of people with a concern for the future and destiny of young people and children threatened by HIV /AIDS, especially in the Durban area. The organisation has a Christian base, and is rooted in Glenridge Church International, a Durban local church. iThemba Lethu seeks to impact children and young people in Durban whose future is being threatened by HIV /AIDS. Our vision is to see these children and young people regain a meaningful destiny.
Journ-AIDS is a project being undertaken by the Centre for AIDS Development, Research and Evaluation (CADRE) that supports media professionals to provide indepth, accurate and critical reporting on HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
The HIV/AIDS Department, located in the HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria(HTM) Cluster , was created in December 2000 to coordinate a more strategic, organization-wide response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and to enable WHO to provide enhanced technical support in HIV/AIDS to countries and regional offices. Main Areas of Work - Tracking the Epidemic and Building Knowledge - Setting the Global Standards in Prevention and Care - Working with Countries