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WHO: Fact sheets on HIV/AIDS

These materials are designed to be adapted for use at national or sub-regional level. They give general information and their target audiences are nurses and midwives nevertheless, they will be useful for other health workers and for other professionals such as teachers, pharmacists and community workers. Evaluation sheets also available. An excellent resource for teaching.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:55]

Medical Foundation for Aids and Sexual Health (MEDFASH)

It aims to benefit people with, affected by or at risk of HIV/AIDS so that they receive better care, greater respect, and more integration in society information and contacts.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:56]

NHS Direct: HIV and AIDS

NHS Direct has a web resource including information about patient organisations, voluntary groups, patient information leaflets and audio-clips (all information in English).

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:56]

WHO department of HIV and AIDS

Global resources on prevention, care, global strategies regarding HIV and AIDS.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:56]

Health Protection Agency: HIV and AIDS

HPA has detailed information on surveillance, epidemiology, plus current data for the UK and publications.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:57]

Dept of Health: Expert advisory group on HIV and AIDS

This site includes documents on oral transmission of HIV: Statement of risk, HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, HIV and Infant Feeding, Practical, everyday advice for HIV infected people. (PDF files).

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:57]

Organising Medical Networked Information (OMNI)

This is a gateway to evaluated, quality internet resources in health and medicine. Offers links to selected, evaluated and comprehensive internet resources relevant to AIDS and HIV.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:57]

National AIDS Trust (NAT)

National Aids Trust works on policy research and campaigning to improve the UK's prevention efforts and the quality of life of people with HIV/AIDS. NAT publishes regular research and recommendations on HIV services, as well as a quarterly policy bulletin which highlights unmet needs and best practice to professionals in the field. Also downloadable fact sheets.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:58]

AIDS MAP: resources on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic

This is an excellent site suitable for people with HIV, community organisations and professionals. It contains information about the epidemic (a global profile), community action, and research from the international HIV/AIDS alliance, medical testing and new technologies. It also discusses access to treatment and a toolkit for community organisations.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:58]

Terrence Higgins Trust

This is a leading HIV & AIDS charity in the UK and in Europe. It is the largest provider of direct services to the groups most affected by HIV - gay men and UK African communities. Site has information for health professionals.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:59]

AVERT: information for young people

An international AIDS charity. Personal stories, a history section, statistics information on becoming infected, a young and gay section, free resources.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:59]

Positive Nation

This magazine is published each month. It aims to provide a platform for all people affected by HIV and AIDS in the UK. Index for past features has interesting articles.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:00]

UN Population Fund: HIV Testing in Refugee Situations

A summary paper on UNAIDS/WHO's position on mandatory HIV testing in refugee situations. Although this paper applies mainly to emergency situations, there is valuable material here for the English context.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:01]

UNAIDS: Global AIDS/ HIV and STD statistics

Epidemiological fact sheets, by country.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:01]

IPPR: Migration, public health and compulsory screening for TB and HIV

Migration, public health and compulsory screening for TB and HIV by Richard Coker. It examines the medical, legal and ethical issues surrounding on-entry and pre-entry screening and concludes that screening is ineffective, costly and may have negative rather than positive impacts on public health.

Link [Last update: 2005-04-07; 16:16]

AEGiS: AIDS Education Global Information System

A resource with information and materials including: key topics, factsheets, conference abstracts, a comprehensive news service,a law library, articles and publications, references and information on useful links.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:09]

Eligibility of non-residents for NHS treatment

BMJ article: BMJ 2004;329:684 (18 Sept):
Eligibility for HIV treatment needs special consideration

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:10]

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