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CDC National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention Daily News

City Press


HIV/AIDS Network News

Independent on Line

Kaiser Network

News 24: AIDS Focus


Mail and Guardian HIV Barometer

Sunday Times

The Body HIV/AIDS Newsroom

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Listserves and Bulletins

HDN is helping to mobilize a more effective response to AIDS and other health- and development-related issues by improving information, communication and the quality of debate.

Topical Forums include:

Regional Forums include:

Is an email discussion forum for communication and information on AIDS related issues in Africa.

Eldis is an internet based information service: subscribe to their bulletins.

HIV Forum
This interactive site has chat rooms dedicated to HIV/AIDS including news on AIDS Trials, HIV Vaccines, research. The site also allows for posting of question on HIV/AIDS related issues.

Nigeria AIDS
Nigeria-AIDS is the moderated internet-based discussion forum and listserv on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. To join, send an email to: eforum@nigeria-aids.org

PlusNews is an e-mail and Internet-based HIV/AIDS information service for sub-Saharan Africa, run by the Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN), a news service that forms part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Southern African AIDS Information and Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS)
Various forums that discuss such issues as stigma, access to treatment and young people.

This newsletter provides regular updates on the U.S. Agency for International Development's Office of HIV/AIDS and partner activities to prevent and mitigate HIV/AIDS across the developing world. The Newsletter is published by the Synergy Project on behalf of USAID'S Office of HIV/AIDS. To subscribe, send a mail to:listserv@list.s-3.com

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African Journal of AIDS Research
AJAR publishes papers that make an original contribution to the understanding of the social dimensions of HIV/AIDS research in African contexts.

AIDS Bulletin
The AIDS Bulletin is a quarterly newsletter on HIV/AIDS and related issues published by the Medical Research Council.

British Medical Journal
British Medical Journal publishes original scientific studies, reviews and educational articles, and papers commenting on the clinical, scientific, social, political, and economic factors affecting health.

Free Medical Journals.com at
The Free Medical Journals Site was created to promote the free availability of full text medical journals on the Internet. French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Indonesian, Iranian and Thai language journals are also available.

HighWire Press is a division of the Stanford University Libraries. This website provides free back issues of scientific and medical journals. HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world, with more than 600,000 free, full-text articles online.

HIV Medicine
HIV Medicine is a medical textbook that provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the treatment of HIV Infection. Access to the online version is free.

Journal of AIDS/HIV: A Journal of Current Therapy for AIDS and HIV
Covers topics such as Initial Evaluation of the HIV-Infected Patient, Fever in HIV-Infected Patients, Antiretroviral Therapy, Psychosocial Issues in HIV Disease, Sexually Transmitted Diseases in AIDS, Unusual and Zoonotic Infections, Suicidality in AIDS and AIDS Dementia Complex

Pub Med
US National Library of Medicine at has free full text articles from many journals.

Reproductive Health Gateway
Maintains a list of newsletters and journals some of which are specifically HIV/AIDS related.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
This journal publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on clinical, laboratory, immunologic, epidemiologic, sociologic, and historical topics pertaining to sexually transmitted diseases and related fields.

South African Medical Journal
A South African Joutrnal for medical practitioners.

The Lancet and The Lancet Infectious Diseases
The Lancet is an international general medical journal. The aim of The Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal is to publish interesting and informative reviews on any topic connected with infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS.

Free access to social science journals and periodicals. including psychology, gender and social welfare.

For additional journals see the CADRE website

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Media Resources

African Women's Media Center (AWMC)

Fonds Pascal de Croos

Institute for the Advancement of Journalism

Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) - Nigeria

Johns Hopkins University, Pew International Journalism Program

Journalism.co.za – For the journalist of Southern Africa

Media Channel

Media Institute of Southern Africa

Media Works

National Community Radio Forum

Population Reference Bureau
PRB provides data, data interpretation, and assistance with key demographic terms to print and broadcast media worldwide. PRB demographers and information specialists respond daily to reporters who need data, analysis, or just a good quote on a range of global topics.

Poynteronline – Resources for journalists

Rhodes University, Journalism & Media Studies Department

Southern African Media and Gender Institute

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Southern African Organisations

Afro-AIDS Info: Portal for Southern Africa
Promoting thought leaders among researchers, health professionals, policy makers, educators and the public. Information on this portal is derived from scientific research with a Southern African focus.

International Journalist Network: Southern Africa
The International Journalists' Network (IJNet) is an online service for journalists, media managers, media assistance professionals, journalism trainers and educator. Regional and country specific sites provide breaking stories, training courses for journalists, code of ethic and media laws.

SA Health Info
SA Health Info is a South African government-initiated project that aims, in conjunction with universities and research organisations, to provide a one-stop information portal on health issues in South Africa.

The Centre for HIV/AIDS Networking (HIVAN)
Has a website, full of resources, events and conferences, news and a database of individuals and organisations involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS, with a specific focus on Kwazulu Natal.

Zimbabwe Women's Resource Centre and Network (ZWRCN)
The Zimbabwe Women’s Resource Centre and Network (ZWRCN) is a gender and development organisation involved in gathering, analysing, repackaging, and disseminating information on gender and development issues, especially those on gender, HIV/AIDs and the economy.

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International Organisations

AIDS Education, Global Information Systems (AEGIS)




AIDS Treatment Data Network


Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)

Centres for Disease Control (CDC)

Centre for AIDS Prevention Studies

Communications Initiative


Emory University

Gender and HIV/AIDS

Gender and HIV/AIDS Webportal

HIV Insite

International Journalist Network

Joint United Nations Programme on HIVAIDS (UNAIDS)

Medline Plus

Merck, Sharp & Dohme

National Institute of and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

The National AIDS Treatment Information Project

PANOS Institute

The Supply Initiative

World Association for Christian Communication (WACC)

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