World AIDS Day 2007
December 1st is World AIDS Day. Established by the World Health Organization in 1988, World AIDS Day serves to focus global attention on the devastating impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Observance of this day provides an opportunity for governments, national AIDS programs, churches, community organizations and individuals to demonstrate the importance of the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Click through the resources below to learn more about HIV and AIDS, and what the United States government is doing to put an end to the epidemic.
AIDS.gov serves as a gateway to all Federal domestic information on HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, research, policies and resources. It is a comprehensive source aiming to educate and support the fight against HIV/AIDS.
In Focus President’s HIV/AIDS Initiatives (The White House)
Read the Words AIDS Day Proclamation, fact sheet, President Bush’s speech and more information from the Office of National AIDS Policy.
World AIDS Day
Learn the facts about AIDS, download free posters to promote your World AIDS Day event, and listen to senior HHS officials talk about World AIDS Day. Links to other resources for more information are provided.
World AIDS Day 2007 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Each and every one of us can make a difference. Find out what you or your organization can do to support World AIDS Day and help to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic!
AIDSinfo (National Institutes of Health)
AIDSinfo offers information on HIV/AIDS guidelines, drugs, clinical trials, vaccines and other HIV/AIDS-related health topics. You can also order publications, look up terms in the HIV/AIDS glossary, and get up-to-date using the HIV/AIDS Highlights section.
HIV/AIDS Publications (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
Become familiar with general HIV/AIDS information, prevention plans and research, HIV vaccine research, and current treatment therapies for HIV infection.
World AIDS Day - December 1, 2007 (The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief)
The Emergency Plan is the largest commitment ever by any nation for an international health initiative dedicated to a single disease – a five-year, $15 billion, and multi-faceted approach to combating the disease around the world. The United States now leads the world in its level of support for the fight against HIV/AIDS. The United States government theme for World AIDS Day 2007 is “The Power of Partnerships”.
IHS HIV/AIDS Program (Indian Health Service)
Learn about the IHS HIV/AIDS Program, the Minority AIDS Initiatives, and the IHS HIV Center of Excellence (HIVCOE) at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center in Arizona.
HIV and AIDS (United States Food and Drug Administration)
Get reliable information on HIV/AIDS therapies, clinical trials and drug development, HIV testing, and effective barrier devices. You can also find out what the FDA/State AIDS Health Fraud Task Force is doing to combat scams relating to HIV/AIDS, cancer, dietary supplements, and other treatments.
HIV & AIDS Cost & Use (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Discover the healthcare costs and use of HIV/AIDS through interactive tools and resources; surveys and data; evidence reports and technology assessments; and summaries of AHRQ-supported study findings relevant to HIV/AIDS.
Sources of HIV/AIDS Care (Health Resources and Services Administration)
The biggest payers of HIV/AIDS care are three Federal programs: Medicaid, Medicare, and the Ryan White Program. Read more about these and other Federal health programs, as well as HIV/AIDS drug treatments.