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General Resources

AIDS Education Global Information System (AEGIS)
http://www.aegis.com

AEGIS is a comprehensive web site that includes general HIV information; daily news and conference summaries; information for those who are living with HIV infection and those who are newly diagnosed; related links; and much more.

The Body: An AIDS & HIV Information Resource
http://www.thebody.com

The Body is an extensive HIV knowledge base containing information on over 550 topics surrounding HIV and AIDS. Also available in Spanish.

Business Responds to AIDS/Labor Responds to AIDS
http://www.hivatwork.org

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Business Responds to AIDS and Labor Responds to AIDS programs (BRTA/LRTA) help large and small businesses and labor unions meet the challenges of HIV/AIDS in the workplace and the community. This site provides information on HIV and the law, HIV in the workplace, developing AIDS policy, training managers and staff, and workplace tools including kits that can be ordered free of charge.

HIV/AIDS Glossary - in English (also available in Spanish)
http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/ed_resources/glossary

HIV/AIDS Information Services
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/HIV/HIVMain.html

This is the National Library of Medicine's listing of HIV/AIDS-related information contained on the web sites of the National Institutes of Health and other federal projects.

HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasrlink.htm

The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report is published twice a year and contains tabular and graphic information about U.S. HIV and AIDS case reports, including data by state, mode of exposure to HIV, sex, race/ethnicity, age, and case definition category. This is the most accurate and comprehensive source of U.S. HIV/AIDS statistical information.

HIV InSite
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu

This web site is produced cooperatively by UC-San Francisco, the AIDS Program at San Francisco General Hospital, the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, and the Kaiser Family Foundation. The site covers medical information; prevention and education; social policy; community and research resources; state-by-state HIV/AIDS information including state statistics, government programs, hotlines and other resources; news articles and bibliographies; and related links.

Kaiser Family Foundation
http://www.kff.org

The Kaiser Family Foundation is an independent philanthropic organization that focuses on issues of health care coverage, financing, access to care, and prevention, especially for women, people of color, and youth.

MEDLINEplus - Health Information - AIDS
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/aids.html

MEDLINEplus is part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and provides access to extensive, accurate, and current medical information. This section on AIDS contains links to consumer health information and prevention items. Some available in Spanish.

New Mexico AIDS InfoNet
http://www.aidsinfonet.org

The New Mexico AIDS InfoNet is a project of the New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center in the Infectious Diseases Division of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Easy-to-print single topic fact sheets featuring information on HIV/AIDS prevention, treatments and medicines, opportunistic infections, are easily accessible in both English and Spanish.

San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF)
http://www.sfaf.org

The San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) is one of the largest and oldest AIDS service organizations in the country. The SFAF web site includes information on HIV treatment; public policy & advocacy; prevention; needle exchange; and related links. Also available in Spanish.

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Wisconsin Resources

AIDS Network
http://www.aidsnetwork.org

AIDS Network is an AIDS service organization providing AIDS care and prevention services to south central Wisconsin. AIDS Network has offices in Madison, Janesville, and Beloit.

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW)
http://www.arcw.org

Established in 1985, the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin is a private, non-profit health and social service agency that works to confront and alleviate the effects of HIV in Wisconsin. This web site includes information about ARCW's nine offices around the state, special events, programs and services, and AIDS Walk Wisconsin. As the largest AIDS service organization in Wisconsin, ARCW provides numerous services including HIV prevention, training & education; access to comprehensive services for people affected by HIV including care & treatment, case management, dental, legal, housing assistance, mental health services and more; clinical research on HIV treatment; and HIV advocacy.

Camp Heartland
http://www.campheartland.org

Camp Heartland (headquartered in Milwaukee) is the world's largest camping and outreach program for kids affected by HIV/AIDS. Camp Heartland is open to all children, ages 7-16, including kids who either have the virus or have a loved one with the disease - and those who have lost a family member to AIDS.

Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR)
http://www.cair.mcw.edu/

CAIR is an HIV prevention research center dedicated to the development, conduct and evaluation of new strategies to prevent HIV among persons most vulnerable to the disease. This web site contains information about CAIR research and publications, intervention resources, and CAIR faculty and staff.

HIVictorious
http://www.hivictorious.org

HIVictorious strives to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in Wisconsin and throughout the United States through education, advocacy, and community mobilization.

Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program
http://www.dhfs.state.wi.us/aids-hiv/

The Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program is the lead agency in Wisconsin government responsible for coordinating the state's public health response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Quarterly Surveillance Summary is available on this website.

Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources
http://wch.uhs.wisc.edu/

The Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources provides educational materials, training, and consultation services. The web site includes an online catalogue of free materials and a list of resource materials available to Wisconsin residents through the Clearinghouse lending library.

Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services (DHFS)
http://www.dhfs.state.wi.us

The Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services website includes information about DHFS programs and services, including links to the Department of Public Health STD Program, the Bureau of Communicable Diseases, and the Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program.

Wisconsin HIV/AIDS Training System
http://www.wihiv.wisc.edu/trainingsystem

Provides statewide coordination of HIV training events to increase the capacity of Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program grantee organizations and other Wisconsin residents to prevent HIV transmission in populations at highest risk. Managed through the University of Wisconsin-Madison and reflects a partnership between the Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program and the Department of Professional Development and Applied Studies at UW-Madison. Web site offers a calendar of training events, information about courses, and on-line registration.

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Care and Treatment

AIDSinfo: A Service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://aidsinfo.nih.gov

AIDSinfo is an HIV/AIDS-related website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The mission of AIDSinfo is to offer the latest federally approved information on clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines for health care providers, researchers, and persons with HIV.

AIDS Nutrition Services Alliances
http://www.aidsnutrition.org

The Association of Nutrition Services Agencies (ANSA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS by strengthening the capability of community-based nutrition support programs. ANSA provides information, referral, education, advocacy, and technical assistance. Resources on this site include nutrition guidelines and over 30 fact sheets.

AIDS Treatment Data Network
http://www.atdn.org

The AIDS Treatment Data Network is a national, not-for-profit, community-based organization that provides treatment access and advocacy, case management, support counseling, and English and Spanish language information services.

Critical Path AIDS Project
http://www.critpath.org

Critical Path AIDS Project was founded by persons with AIDS (PWAs) for purposes of providing PWAs and others access to information on prevention, treatment, and other resources. The site includes newsletters, AIDS research summaries, treatment information (conventional and alternatives), clinical trials, and links to AIDS service organizations.

HIV & Hepatitis
http://www.hivandhepatitis.com

This site focuses on HIV and Hepatitis with information on the basics; the latest news; statistics; treatment; vaccine research; conference reports; and public policy.

Managing HIV
http://www.managinghiv.com

This site offers a wide range of information on treatments, prevention, testing, side effects, nutrition, lifestyle changes, and more.

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP)
http://www.natap.org

NATAP provides the latest in HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis research and treatment information. This site provides HIV and Hepatitis news; conference reports; antiretroviral drug data; in-depth articles and other publications.

Project Inform
http://www.projectinform.org

Project Inform is a national, non-profit, community-based organization working to end the AIDS epidemic. The site provides information on the diagnosis and treatment of HIV disease for HIV-infected persons, their caregivers, and their healthcare and service providers. The Project Inform web site includes information on agency publications; outreach and education efforts; and a hotline program. Also available in Spanish.

Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
http://www.tpan.org

TPAN, based in Chicago, is the organization that publishes Positively Aware. The website contains: online version of Positively Aware; drug guidelines; HIV service directory; related links and information in Spanish.

TreatHIV.com
http://www.treathiv.com

This site features information for healthcare professionals and for patients; general HIV information; and related links.

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Clinical Trials and Research

AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA)
http://www.criany.org/acria.html

The AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) is a non-profit community-based AIDS research and treatment education center. Here you will find information on: HIV/AIDS research, clinical trials, treatment education and more. Information also available in Spanish.

AIDSinfo: A Service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://aidsinfo.nih.gov

AIDSinfo is an HIV/AIDS-related website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The mission of AIDSinfo is to offer the latest federally approved information on clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines for health care providers, researchers, and persons with HIV.

AmFar (American Foundation for AIDS Research)
http://www.amfar.org

amfAR is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of HIV/AIDS research and the advocacy of AIDS-related public policy.

Community Programs for Clinical Research on AIDS
http://www.cpcra.org

The Community Programs for Clinical Research on AIDS (CPCRA) is an experienced community-based clinical trials network whose main goal is to properly inform healthcare providers and people living with HIV on the most appropriate use of available HIV therapies.

Harvard AIDS Institute
http://www.aids.harvard.edu

The Harvard AIDS Institute is dedicated to AIDS research and education. On this site you'll find information on vaccine development; research studies; conferences; news and publications.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) - Division of AIDS (DAIDS)
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/daids/

DAIDS is a research division of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), formed in 1986 to address the national research needs created by the advent and spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Division's mission is to increase basic knowledge of the pathogenesis, natural history, and transmission of HIV disease and to support research that promotes progress in its detection, treatment, and prevention. Information on all of these topics can be found on this web site.

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Minority Populations and Information in Other Languages

Asian Community AIDS Services: Treatment Information in Asian Languages
http://www.acas.org/treatment/

This website is a project of the Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS). Here you will find information on: HIV drugs, opportunistic infections, nutrition, and women's health in a variety of languages including: Vietnamese, Chinese, Tagalog and English.

Asian and Pacific Islander HIV Capacity Building Assistance
http://www.apiahf.org/programs/hivcba/index.htm

This site is part of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), a national advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The HIV Capacity Building Assistance site contains prevention information, fact sheets, links to other API HIV organizations, online materials in English and API languages, and more.

Balm in Gilead
http://www.balmingilead.org

The mission of Balm in Gilead is equipping churches to become leaders in the prevention of HIV/AIDS in the black community.

The Body en Espanol
http://www.thebody.com/espanol.shtml

The Body is an extensive and comprehensive HIV knowledge base containing information on over 550 topics surrounding HIV and AIDS.

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC)
http://www.gmhc.org

GMHC is a nonprofit AIDS organization, offering support services to individuals and families in New York City and education and advocacy nationwide. Special programs include the Institute for Gay Men's Health and the David Geffen Center for HIV Prevention & Health Education. This web site contains: basic facts on HIV/AIDS, guides to self-care and safer sex, testing and treatment information, and a section en Espanol.

HIV/AIDS Glossary - Spanish
http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/Glossary/GlossaryDataCenterPage_es.aspx?MenuItem=AIDSinfoTools&fromLetter=English

Language Access Health Project
http://www.asiac.org/Lahp.htm

The Language Access Health Project provides free interpretation and translation services for HIV/AIDS service providers and non- or limited-English speaking caregivers and people living with HIV/AIDS. A collection of documents that are already translated can be found on the website and can be searched by keywords or by language.

Office of Minority Health HIV/AIDS
http://www.omhrc.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlID=22

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative aims at reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS on racial and ethnic minorities. This Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative Web page, administered by the Office of Minority Health (OMH) Resource Center, provides links to a wealth of HIV/AIDS related services and information, especially for minority communities.

National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)
http://www.nmac.org

The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), established in 1987, is a national AIDS organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenge of HIV/AIDS.

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
http://www.nnaapc.org

The National Native American AIDS Prevention Center's mission is to stop the spread of HIV and related diseases among American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians and to improve the quality of life for members of the community infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Project Inform en Espanol
http://www.projinf.org/spanish

San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) en Espanol
http://www.sfaf.org/espanol.html

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Prevention

AVERT
http://www.avert.org

AVERT is an international HIV/AIDS organization based in the UK, with the aim of AVERTing HIV and AIDS worldwide. The site emphasizes HIV/AIDS prevention, with a great section for young people, but also provides help for HIV-positive people, with pages on HIV treatment, stories from people living with HIV/AIDS, and a section on HIV/AIDS in Africa. AVERT was previously also known as the "AIDS Education & Research Trust".

CDC - Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP)
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/dhap.htm

The Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) is responsible for HIV/AIDS prevention and surveillance programs and activities. The web site offers basic HIV/AIDS statistics; conference information; consumer-oriented health information; slides and graphics; and training information. Also available on this site are HIV/AIDS-related reprints from the MMWR and access to HIV/AIDS Daily News Summaries.

Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS)
http://www.caps.ucsf.edu

The Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) is an academic HIV prevention research center based at UC-San Francisco. This web site includes summaries of research activities; prevention programs; bibliographies of CAPS scientific articles and reports; prevention fact sheets; prevention news & newsletters; prevention resource materials; and an overview of behavioral research.

Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) HIV Prevention Fact Sheets
http://www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/

Fact sheets are prevention focused and are available in English and Spanish.

Harm Reduction Coalition
http://www.harmreduction.org

The Harm Reduction Coalition (HRC) is committed to reducing drug-related harm among individuals and communities by harm reduction education, interventions, and community organizing. HRC fosters alternative models to conventional health and human services and drug treatment; challenges traditional client/provider relationships; and provides resources, educational materials, and support to health professionals and drug users in their communities to address drug-related harm.

Managing Desire: HIV Prevention Strategies for the 21st Century
http://www.managingdesire.org

This site offers access to AIDS prevention knowledge and resources in a non-clinical manner. Also included are resources for counselors and educators, information on testing and safer sex, and related links.

National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)
http://www.cdcnpin.org

The National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the U.S. national reference, referral, and distribution service for information on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB). NPIN databases include information on organizations, educational materials, funding opportunities, news, conferences, periodicals, and federal press releases. NPIN is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC materials, including posters, reports, and brochures, can be requested from NPIN at no charge. This site is accessible in English or Spanish.

North American Syringe Exchange Network (NASEN)
http://www.nasen.org

The North American Syringe Exchange Network's (NASEN) web site includes information and resources on syringe exchange programs; related reports and literature; HIV/AIDS information; the NASEN newsletter; web links to national HIV/AIDS organizations; and information on upcoming NASEN meetings.

Prevention News Update
http://www.cdcnpin.org/scripts/News/NewsList.asp

The Daily News Update is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention. This service abstracts news on HIV/AIDS, TB, and sexually transmitted diseases from major national newspapers, news services, and medical journals on a daily basis, Monday through Friday.

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Youth

Advocates for Youth
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org

Advocates for Youth provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media. The organization promotes honest, accurate sex education, helps parents talk openly to their children, and encourages policy makers to craft policies based on the research highlighting effective programs. Information can be found through headings like: Topics & Issues, News & Events, For Teens, For Parents, Facts & Figures, and Recent Publications.

AVERT
http://www.avert.org

AVERT is an international HIV/AIDS organization based in the UK, with the aim of AVERTing HIV and AIDS worldwide. The site emphasizes HIV/AIDS prevention, with a great section for young people, but also provides help for HIV-positive people, with pages on HIV treatment, stories from people living with HIV and AIDS, and a section on HIV/AIDS in Africa. AVERT was previously also known as the "AIDS Education & Research Trust".

Dalton is Awake
http://www.daltonisawake.com

Dalton is Awake is an eye-catching, factual information source on HIV, STDs, condoms, safer sex, body art, needle safety and much more. This site is funded by the AWAKE III grant of the Northwest Georgia Health District Infectious Disease Program, in collaboration with the Teen Resource Center in Dalton, Georgia. AWAKE (Adolescents Working toward Awareness, Knowledge, and Empowerment) is a health education and risk reduction program directed at the community level.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
http://www.pedaids.org

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to pediatric HIV/AIDS research. The site offers research, news, updates, education, and links to other resources for pediatric AIDS patients.

National Pediatric AIDS Network
http://www.npan.org

NPAN is a resource for information on children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS. NPAN provides access to information about such topics as: treatment; clinical trials; services for children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS; conferences; educational resources; publications and other information resources.

No Condom? No Way!
http://www.nocondomnoway.com

Sponsored by the City of Milwaukee Health Department and other Milwaukee area agencies that are concerned about teen health. The goal of the campaign is to promote healthy relationships and provide factual information about safer sex and access to free condoms to teens that choose to be sexually active.

What U Do.org - HIV/AIDS Facts, Options and Actions
http://www.whatudo.org/

This site was developed by the faculty and staff of The Center for HIV Information, based at UC- San Francisco. The goal of whatudo.org is to provide straightforward, unbiased, nonjudgmental, accurate, and timely information about HIV/AIDS to young people who are searching for answers on the Web.

Wisconsin Abstinence Initiative for Youth
http://www.dhfs.wisconsin.gov/waiy/index.htm

This site is home to the True 2 Life (T2L) program, offers advice for parents and students, along with links to research, statistics, and curriculum.

YouthHIV
http://www.youthhiv.org

YouthHIV is a website created by and for HIV-positive youth and HIV peer educators. The purpose is to provide a safe and effective website offering sexual and mental health information, community support, opportunities for advocacy, resources and referrals, and online peer education. YouthHIV is a project of Advocates for Youth.

Youth and HIV/AIDS: Resources for Educators, Policymakers, and Parents 2003-2004
http://dpi.wi.gov/sspw/pdf/aidshivresources.pdf

A directory of selected national, state, and local resources and an annotated resource listing of audiovisual, print and other educational materials for AIDS education and HIV prevention. This resource document is designed to provide information about technical assistance resources and educational materials that can guide the development, implementation and evaluation of HIV and other STI prevention education programs for school-age youth. The document is divided into two sections: a resource directory and an annotated resource list.

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For Service Providers and Health Professionals

AIDSinfo: A Service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://aidsinfo.nih.gov

AIDSinfo is an HIV/AIDS-related website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The mission of AIDSinfo is to offer the latest federally approved information on clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines for health care providers, researchers, and persons with HIV.

American Medical Association HIV-AIDS Information Center
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/1944.html

This site contains a collection of medical information resources for physicians, other health professionals and consumers. It includes summaries of HIV-related news, scientific literature and conference proceedings; background briefing papers on HIV/AIDS; clinical practice guidelines; treatment reviews and resources; prevention facts and updates; educational resources for consumers and professionals; policy issues; and links to other related sites.

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)
http://www.anacnet.org

The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care is a non-profit professional nursing organization committed to fostering the individual and collective professional development of nurses involved in the delivery of health care to persons infected or affected by the HIV and to promoting the health, welfare, and rights of all HIV infected persons.

The Body Pro: The HIV/AIDS Resource for Healthcare Professionals
http://www.thebodypro.com

The Body Pro is an online resource dedicated to the needs of HIV/AIDS healthcare professionals. Topics on this site cover: HIV prevention & testing, treatment, conferences, AIDS policy, and professional development. The Body Pro also offers free continuing medical education (CME) and continuing education (CE) credits.

International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC)
http://www.iapac.org

The IAPAC web site provides technical information for clinicians on management of HIV infection; consumer literature; conference summaries; reprints of select articles from the Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, and related links.

Johns Hopkins AIDS Service
http://hopkins-aids.edu

The site of the AIDS Service at Johns Hopkins University Division of Infectious Diseases is provided as a resource for physicians and other health care professionals in providing care and treatment to patients with HIV/AIDS. This web site features medical information, including online access to Medical Management of HIV Infection, by John G. Bartlett, M.D. and The Hopkins Report, a bimonthly newsletter for practitioners caring for persons with HIV/AIDS. It also includes treatment guidelines, research, case studies, epidemiological data, educational conference schedules, and information on clinical drug trials.

National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center
http://www.ucsf.edu/hivcntr/

The National HIV Telephone Consultation Service (Warmline) offers physicians and other health care providers up-to-the-minute HIV clinical information, and individualized expert case consultation across the broad range of clinical HIV/AIDS problems. This web site includes resources and guidelines pertaining to post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).

National Pediatric & Family HIV Resource Center (NPFHRC)
http://www.pedhivaids.org

NPFHRC is a nonprofit organization providing education, consultation, technical assistance and training for health and social service professionals who care for children, adolescents and families with HIV/AIDS. This site includes information on training programs, online education, education materials, news and events.


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Sexually Transmitted Disease Resources
  General
Specific STDs
Youth
For Service Providers and Health Professionals

General

The Alan Guttmacher Institute

http://www.alanguttmacher.org

The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit organization focused on sexual and reproductive health research, policy analysis and public education. The Institute's mission is to protect the reproductive choices of all women and men in the United States and throughout the world. Its website offers information in regard to sexual behavior and relationships, reproduction and family formation, prevention issues and news on youth and STD/HIV studies.

American Social Health Association (ASHA)
http://www.ashastd.org
ASHA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention and elimination of STDs. The ASHA web site offers updated STD information, an online catalog of ASHA publications, links, news items, and hotline information.

STD Information - Division of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (DMID)
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/dmid/stds
The Division of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (DMID) of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has an area of research dedicated to sexually transmitted diseases. This site not only offers information on their research plans & priorities, but also offers general information and convenient fact sheets on each STD, news reports, articles, and STD conference proceedings.

MEDLINEplus - Sexually Transmitted Disease Information
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sexuallytransmitteddiseases.html
The STD section of MEDLINEplus offers the latest news and health information on sexually transmitted diseases. Topics on this site include: general information and overview, clinical trials and research, coping with disease, prevention and screening, and specifics on certain STDs and AIDS. Resources also are available for teenagers and Spanish-speaking individuals.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America
http://www.plannedparenthood.org
Planned Parenthood is a national organization that provides health care services and educational programs in locations across the country. Their national website offers information on sexually transmitted diseases and infections and safer sex practices. Facts, information for parents and kids, and frequently asked questions & answers are provided.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
http://www.ppwi.org
PPWI's website has an on-line searchable database, providing links and resources to information on reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, and STDs. They also provide a list of all the Planned Parenthood office locations in Wisconsin, along with information including services provided, address, and hours of operation for each site.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the U.S.
http://www.kff.org/hivaids/3345-index.cfm
This fact sheet from the Kaiser Family Foundation is an update on sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. It includes information of public attitudes and provider practices, knowledge and awareness as well as detailed information on specific bacterial and Viral STDs.


Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)
http://www.siecus.org
SIECUS is a national, nonprofit organization which affirms that sexuality is a natural and healthy part of living. SIECUS develops, collects, and disseminates information, promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)- Division of STD Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/std/
The Division of STD Prevention (DSTD) at the CDC is responsible for the development, translation, and dissemination of timely, science-based information. The DSTD conducts surveillance; epidemiologic, behavioral, and operations research; and program evaluation related to STDs, including syphilis, gonorrhea, Chlamydia, human papillomavirus, genital herpes, and hepatitis B; assists selected localities in reaching those at risk for infection with STDs; works to prevent infertility and pelvic inflammatory disease; and collaborates with other agencies, groups, and community-based organizations, to enhance STD prevention awareness.

 

The following are additional CDC STD information resources:

STD Facts and Information (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/dstd/disease_info.htm
Details on specific STDs

STD Surveillance and Statistics (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/dstd/Stats_Trends/Stats_and_Trends.htm
Various annual and supplemental surveillance reports and other statistical data on STDs.

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Specific STDs

Bacterial Vaginosis

 

Bacterial Vaginosis (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/std/bv/
Specific information concerning the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Bacterial Vaginosis, commonly known as BV.


Chlamydia
  Chlamydia (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/std/chlamydia/
Specific information concerning the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Chlamydia.

Gonorrhea
  Gonorrhea (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/std/Gonorrhea/
Specific information concerning the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Gonorrhea.

Herpes
  American Herpes Foundation
http://www.herpes-foundation.org
Information for healthcare providers and researchers.

Genital Herpes (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/std/Herpes/
This site offers links to a herpes fact sheet, herpes treatment guidelines, and proposed herpes prevention strategies.

Herpes Diagnosis: Information on the Diagnosis and Therapy of Genital Herpes
http://www.herpesdiagnosis.com
Information on genital herpes, the diagnosis/tests available, and various treatments.

Herpes Help: Information and Treatment Options
http://www.herpeshelp.com
Contains detailed information on the herpes virus and outlines treatment options for genital herpes, provided by GlaxoSmithKline.

International Herpes Alliance (IHA)
http://www.herpesalliance.org
The IHA is a global association of patient support organizations and health professionals concerned about genital herpes. This website provides information about regional and on-line support groups, educational material, issues of interest to those with genital herpes. It offers information in six languages, including Chinese, Spanish and French. The site is easy to navigate and understand.


Human Papillomavirus (HPV) / Genital Warts
  Human Papillomavirus (HPV) - Genital Warts (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/std/HPV/
Detailed information on the facts, treatment guidelines, trends, and proposed prevention strategies for HPV/genital warts.

The HPV Test
http://www.thehpvtest.com
Cervical cancer and HPV test information, including facts, frequently asked questions, benefits of testing, and details to discuss with a physician. Information on the latest scientific data on HPV also is provided.

NGU - Nongonococchal Urethritis
  Nongonococchal Urethritis (NGU)
http://www.ashastd.org/stdfaqs/ngu.html
NGU symptoms, treatment, and complications. From the American Social Health Association. Site is easy to navigate and understand.

PID - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/std/PID/STDFact-PID.htm
Facts, treatment guidelines, trends, and proposed prevention strategies for individuals contracting pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) from untreated STDs.

Syphilis
  Syphilis (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/std/syphilis/
Facts, treatment guidelines, trends, and proposed prevention strategies for syphilis.

Syphilis Fact Sheet
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/stdsyph.htm
Describes the stages and symptoms of syphilis, and offers diagnosis and treatment information.


Trichomoniasis
  Trichomoniasis (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/std/trichomonas/
Information on trichomoniasis including fact sheet and treatment guidelines.

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Youth

Advocates for Youth

http://www.advocatesforyouth.org
Advocates for Youth provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media. The organization promotes honest, accurate sex education, helps parents talk openly to their children, and encourages policy makers to craft policies based on the research highlighting effective programs. Information can be found through headings like: Topics & Issues, News & Events, For Teens, For Parents, Facts & Figures, and Recent Publications.

Coalition for Positive Sexuality
http://www.positive.org
This site offers teens a positive outlook regarding sexual orientation and related sexual activities. Facts for teens, using "their" language, make this a compatible site for teens and for adults. Printed material and chatrooms are available.

Dalton Is Awake
http://www.daltonisawake.com
Dalton is Awake is an eye-catching, factual information source on HIV, STDs, condoms, safer sex, body art, needle safety and much more. This site is funded by the AWAKE III grant of the Northwest Georgia Health District Infectious Disease Program, in collaboration with the Teen Resource Center in Dalton, Georgia. AWAKE (Adolescents Working toward Awareness, Knowledge, and Empowerment) is a health education and risk reduction program directed at the community level.

I Wanna Know
http://www.iwannaknow.org
Operated by the American Social Health Association (ASHA), iwannaknow.org provides answers to questions about teen sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases. Sections on this site cover STD basics, frequently asked questions, prevention and abstinence, puberty, and more; includes a glossary, a parent's guide, and links.

LIFEbeat
http://www.lifebeat.org
LIFEbeat is dedicated to reaching America's youth with the message of HIV/AIDS prevention. LIFEbeat mobilizes the talents and resources of the music industry to raise awareness and to provide support to the AIDS community.

No Condom? No Way!
http://www.nocondomnoway.com

Sponsored by the City of Milwaukee Health Department and other Milwaukee area agencies that are concerned about teen health. The goal of the campaign is to promote healthy relationships and provide factual information about safer sex and access to free condoms to teens that choose to be sexually active.

Sex, etc.
http://www.sxetc.org
Sex, etc. is funded by Rutgers University Foundation and operated by the Network for Family Life Education. This site contains a series of articles for teens, written by teens, on various subjects relating to sex, STD, teen pregnancy, birth control, and peer topics.

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For Service Providers and Health Professionals

Condoms Fact Sheet- for Health Professionals
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pubs/facts/condoms.htm
Discusses effectiveness of condoms in relation to specific sexually transmitted diseases, including laboratory studies, theoretical basis for protection, and epidemiological studies.

The Role of STD Detection & Treatment in HIV Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/std/hiv/STDFact-STD&HIV.htm
Information detailing the relationship between STDs and HIV, and how their treatments and occurrence can be interrelated.

STD Treatment Guidelines
http://www.cdc.gov/STD/treatment
Guidelines for the treatment of patients who have sexually transmitted diseases.

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Hepatitis Resources
  General
For Service Providers and Health Professionals

General

American Liver Foundation
http://www.liverfoundation.org
Clinical trials information, research, education, and advocacy; addresses different risk groups, treatment strategies, and prevention basics; links to resources in other languages.

American Social Health Association (ASHA)
http://www.ashastd.org/stdfaqs/hepatitis.html
This entry page of ASHA's website will take users directly to an overview of Hepatitis along with links to more detailed information on the five major types of viral hepatitis: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis D, and Hepatitis E. The detailed links cover transmission, prevention, testing, treatment and more.

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection
http://www.atdn.org/hcv.html
Information and support for HIV positive people that are also co-infected with Hepatitis C.

Hepatitis Information
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/publications/hepatitis.htm
This web page provides hepatitis-related fact sheets, news releases, and other links. Provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Hepatitis
http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis
Comprehensive resource on hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E; includes reports, educational information, recommendations, Spanish language information and more. Some of the topics include prevention strategy, transmission, testing, co-infection and treatment guidelines.

 

The following are additional CDC HCV information resources:

CDC en Espanol - Hepatitis
http://www.cdc.gov/spanish/enfermedades/hepatitis
Facts in Spanish regarding hepatitis A, B, and C.

Hepatitis C Prevention - CDC
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/c/hepcprev.htm
Answers to common questions regarding HCV infection.

If You Have Hepatitis C - CDC
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/c/chronic.htm
Answers to common questions raised by persons with HCV infection.

Hepatitis C - An Epidemic for Anyone
http://www.epidemic.org

Informative site from the C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth College, founded by former US Surgeon General, C. Everett Koop.

Hepatitis C Home Test Kits
http://www.homeaccess.com/02/02

Official web site of the only FDA approved home hepatitis C testing kit.

Hepatitis Foundation International
http://www.hepfi.org

The Hepatitis Foundation International's (HFI) mission is dedicated to the eradication of viral hepatitis through education, prevention, advocacy, and supporting research. Information on this site covers hepatitis prevention, diagnosis, treatment, news and research.

HepHope
http://www.hephope.com

Web site authored by HCV-positive young girl in her 20's.

HIV and Hepatitis.com
http://www.hivandhepatitis.com

This resource focuses on HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and co-infection; offers disease basics, recent news, FAQ, clinical trials, testing and treatment information, and conference reports.

Hepatitis C Support Project
http://www.hcvadvocate.org

Features monthly newsletter, HCV Advocate.

Immunization Action Coalition & Hepatitis B Coalition
http://www.immunize.org

Web site of a nonprofit organization committed to increasing immunization rates of children and adults. Health education materials on hepatitis A & B, including specific materials for men who have sex with men, and immunization recommendations for persons with HIV infection.

Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases
http://www.pkids.org

Information for parents of children with Hepatitis, HIV, and other infectious diseases.

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C (EASY-TO-READ)
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/hepc_ez/index.htm

Very basic, easy-to-read fact sheet on hepatitis C, provided by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) through the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC).

Wisconsin Hepatitis C Program
http://www.dhfs.state.wi.us/dph_bcd/hepatitis/Index.htm

The Wisconsin Hepatitis C Program is the lead agency in Wisconsin responsible for coordinating the state's public health activities related to the prevention, detection and treatment of hepatitis C. On this site you will find consumer information, provider resources, statistics, and links.

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Hepatitis C Training: What Clinicians & Other Health Professionals Need to Know
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/c_training/edu/default.htm

A continuing education tutorial for clinicians featuring sections on HCV epidemiology, screening and diagnostic tests, clinical management, treatment, prevention and more.

Hepatitis Information - Division of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (DMID)
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/dmid/hepatitis/

Information on DMID's hepatitis-related research plans & priorities; clinical trials; general information; fact sheets; and the NIH Consensus Statement on the Management of Hepatitis C.

Hepatitis Q & A - Johns Hopkins Infectious Diseases
http://www.hopkins-id.edu/index_ask.html

Information on hepatitis prevention, diagnosis, clinical management, and co-infection with HIV. Also hosts an interactive Q & A forum for patients and doctors to pose questions on the site and have them answered by specialists at Johns Hopkins Center for Viral Hepatitis.

Management of Hepatitis C: NIH Consensus Statement
http://consensus.nih.gov/2002/2002HepatitisC2002116html.htm

Independent report by a non-Federal panel of experts, reflecting the panelists' assessment of medical knowledge available at the time the statement was written.

Medical Management of Hepatitis C
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/chronichepc/index.htm

Current Medical Management of Chronic Hepatitis C report from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) provided through the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC).

Wisconsin Hepatitis C Program
http://www.dhfs.state.wi.us/dph_bcd/hepatitis/Index.htm

The Wisconsin Hepatitis C Program is the lead agency in Wisconsin responsible for coordinating the state's public health activities related to the prevention, detection and treatment of hepatitis C. On this site you will find consumer information, provider resources, statistics, and links.

If you don't find the information you are looking for on this website, the
Wisconsin HIV, STD, and Hepatitis C Information & Referral Center
hotline can provide information about STDs.
Please call us toll free in Wisconsin
1-800-334-2437

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