AIDS

Child HIV/AIDS Services

CHILD HIV/AIDS SERVICES provides information on organizations and key government contacts working with and for infected / affected children and youth. It is hoped that the directory will enhance the efforts to address the impact of HIV/AIDS on children in South Africa by providing a resource that facilitates collaboration, information sharing and research.

Media/Materials Clearing House

The M/MC is part of the Johns Hopkins Population Information Program, which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide health professionals with information and materials that enable them better to meet the need for health care services. The M/MC is part of the National Prevention Information Network, the U.S. reference, referral, and distribution service for information and materials on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, and Tuberculosis, sponsored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Strategies for Hope

Strategies For Hope aims to promote informed, positive thinking and practical action by all sections of society, in dealing with HIV and AIDS. The Strategies For Hope Series is a range of books, videos and a training package designed to disseminate information about practical strategies of HIV/AIDS care, support and prevention in developing countries

HIV InSite

Is a source for global information on HIV/AIDS medicine, prevention, and policy issues. Also contains regional and country-level analyses of key policy issues. HIV Insite is based at the University of California San Francisco.

Family Health International

AIDS/HIV/STD, family planning, reproductive health and women's studies: Family Health International works to improve reproductive health around the world, with an emphasis on developing countries.

Red Ribbon

An AIDS website for Africa by the Metropolitan Group. This database-driven site targets five key groups (people in the workplace, children, lay people wanting general information, people living with HIV/AIDS and researchers).

EU HIV/AIDS programme in developing countries

The European Union's HIV/AIDS Programme in Developing Countries web site with policy, publications and funding information

World AIDS Day (WAD) 2009 Stigma Summit

The 2009 World AIDS Day Stigma Summit brings together stakeholders from different sectors to actively participate and engage in the interrogation of the The HIV and AIDS Charter and how it applies to their different environments. The Charter is meant to educate the sectors on the rights of those living with HIV and AIDS.

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World AIDS Day (WAD) 2009 Gala Dinner

World AIDS Day (WAD) 2009 marks the end of the first phase of The AIDS Consortium's two-year long stigma reduction campaign - the HEROES Campaign. This campaign has profiled prominent people and respected community figures it boasts the likes of Justice Edwin Cameron (constitutional court judge), Tender Mavundla (musician), Anne Leon (consultant), Paul Mokgethi (Reverend), Mettah Nyathi (traditional healer) - all of whom are openly living with HIV and are the chosen advocates for this phase of the campaign.

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HIV prevention: Where is the evidence of interventions that work?

Presented by Professor Geoffrey Setswe, chief research specialist, Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme, HSRC.

Venues in Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town.
Date: Monday, 23 November 2009
Time: 12H15 for 12h30 - 13H30
Entrance free