Read more about the NICHD’s efforts in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Advances in HIV/AIDS Research.
NIH has compiled links to relevant information from a variety of institutes on the Health Information: AIDS page.
- National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
NIAID leads NIH research on HIV/AIDS. Understanding HIV/AIDS includes frequent posts about research news.
This site is run by a federal coalition that provides information and resources to promote HIV-related testing and care.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC maintains information about HIV/AIDS in Spanish and in English,
- National Library of Medicine
The MedlinePlus information page HIV/AIDS provides a range of information, including material on disease management, alternative therapies, and clinical trials. Many resources are available in Spanish.
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health provides information about HIV/AIDS, including prevention, testing, treatments, and research, and a place to read or share stories about HIV.
Services, Resources, and Support
This site include questions to ask your doctor, toll-free state hotline numbers, tips for teens, information about pregnancy and childbirth, an explanation of qualifying for disability benefits, and a locator for service providers. Many of these resources are available in Spanish and English.
A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that provides the latest medical practice guidelines, clinical trials, fact sheets, mobile resources, and other information in English and Spanish for healthcare providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public.
- AIDS.gov Blog
An HHS blog that provides HIV policy information, news media, and research. Its serves as a gateway to all federal efforts on HIV/AIDS information. Comments and discussions on blog posts are welcomed and encouraged.
- National HIV and STD Testing Resources
The CDC maintains this resource to allow you to search for nearby testing locations , including locations that offer free testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. The site also offers general information about testing and these diseases.
- Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) manages this program to offer rental assistance or housing to people living with HIV/AIDS. At this site, you can locate HOPWA programs in your area.
- Civil Rights and HIV/AIDS
Federal law protects people with HIV from discrimination. At this site, you can learn about the civil rights of people with HIV and find out how to file a complaint if you believe these rights have been violated by a medical provider, employer, or other entity.
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, NIH, or HHS.