The College of Venereal Disease Prevention was founded in 1999 in response to the ever-growing global epidemic of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. It is a British educational institution, which prides itself as being the only truly global college that provides extensive, simple, non-technical and non-political education as well as effective strategies in the prevention of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Courses are available at Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Post-Graduate Diploma Levels.
loveLife aims to positively influence adolescent sexual behaviour with the aim of reducing teenage pregnancy, the spread of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young South Africans.
The Topsy Foundation provides a holistic approach to the care of all vulnerable children and children affected directly or indirectly by HIV/AIDS. The conservative estimate is that there will be between 3.6 and 4.8 million AIDS orphans in South Africa alone by the end of 2010 (children whose parents have died of AIDS but who are not necessarily infected themselves). Further, one in three babies born in this country is HIV positive.
AfroAIDSinfo is an Internet project of the South African Medical Research Council (MRC). The aim of the project is to disseminate important information on HIV/AIDS to researchers, the health profession, the public, infected individuals, educators and policy-makers. Carefully selected editorial and information links are published on the portal in an ongoing effort to educate and update each of these audiences and assist them in the fight against HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
SAfAIDS is a regional HIV/AIDS information dissemination service based in Zimbabwe. We exist to promote, inform and support appropriate responses to the epidemic in the fields of HIV prevention, care, support, long-term planning and coping with the impact of AIDS.
Established in January 1992, the AIDS Consortium is a network of over 300 organisations, any community-based, and over 200 individuals. The Consortium provides access to information on any aspect of HIV/AIDS and lobbies for a human rights-based response to the epidemic. The AIDS Consortium Resource Centre has expanded and developed, and continues to be recognised as one of the most comprehensive sources of HIV/AIDS materials and resources in Southern Africa.
UK based site with information relating to Worlds AIDS Day and the campaign against AIDS - World AIDS Day is about keeping up the fight against HIV and AIDS. It's about supporting an estimated 36.1 million people across the world living with HIV. It's about the fact that over 8,000 people worldwide die from AIDS every single day. It's about fighting the prejudice faced by people living with HIV. It's about making people in power take action.
Monitoring the global spread of HIV, AIDS and STIs is a joint effort of WHO and UNAIDS, coordinated by the UNAIDS/WHO Working Group on Global HIV/AIDS/STI Surveillance. The Working Group develops surveillance guidelines, regularly updates the global database and prepares Epidemiological Fact Sheets and Global Reports on HIV/AIDS.
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The Centre for AIDS Development, Research and Evaluation (Cadre) is a South African non-profit organisation working in the area of HIV/AIDS social research, project and programme development. Cadre's main objectives are to facilitate a coherent and systematic Southern African response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic by maximising the use of social research.