These sites offer additional information on various aspects of HIV/AIDS. We present these sites as a resource only; the Canadian Foundation for Children with AIDS has no control over the content of these sites.

African Network for the Care of Children With HIV/AIDS (ANNECA):
ANECCA brings together clinicians and social scientists committed to finding ways of improving the quality of clinical and non-clinical care of children affected by HIV/AIDS in the Africa region. The Network efforts are targeted at tapping into existing local resources to increase access to, and improving the quality of, care provided to HIV-affected children in Africa.

AIDS info:
A service of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS), AIDSinfo is co-sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and other federal agencies. This site provides information on HIV/AIDS clinical trials and treatment and merges two previous DHHS projects: The AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service (ACTIS) and the HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (ATIS). AIDSinfo offers the latest federally approved information on HIV/AIDS clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines for health care providers, researchers, and HIV/AIDS patients, families, and friends.

AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC):
The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) is a community- and consumer-based organization that was founded in December 1995 to accelerate the ethical development and global delivery of vaccines against HIV/AIDS. It provides independent analysis, policy advocacy, public education and mobilization to enhance AIDS vaccine research and development.

AIDS Education Global Information System (AEGIS):
AEGIS has comprehensive news reporting and numerous online documents about HIV/AIDS, including information about avoiding HIV infection, exposure issues, treatment issues, living with HIV/AIDS, and special populations. Of note are the site's law library and reference sections, including an AIDS historical timeline dating back to 1926.

American Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR):
amFAR provides formal requests for proposal (RFP) for targeted and general grants in HIV/AIDS research. The organization has U.S.-based programs in basic and clinical research and policy and prevention, as well as limited support for international programs.

AVERT is an international HIV and AIDS charity based in the UK, working to AVERT HIV and AIDS worldwide. AVERT has HIV and AIDS projects in countries where there is a particularly high rate of infection, such as South Africa, or where there is a rapidly increasing rate of infection such as in India.

The Axios Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit corporation dedicated to raising funds to improve health care and impoverished conditions for communities in developing countries. Axios's "Access to Care" initiative provides guidance for obtaining HIV rapid tests from Abbott Laboratories and nevirapine donations for prevention of HIV transmission from mothers to infants from Boehringer-Ingelheim.

Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative:
The mission of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative is to promote health for all people through education, research, and public service. Its mission is pursued by providing comprehensive medical and social services to HIV-infected and exposed infants and children, by sustaining excellence in educating U.S. and foreign health professionals, and by advancing clinical research. It has programs in Houston, Romania, Mexico, and southern Africa.

Beyond Borders Internet Television
Beyond Borders Internet Television, the new humanitarian infotainment media platform.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation:
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a leading nonprofit organization funding research and programs directed toward addressing health issues in developing countries and improving equity in global health and learning.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
The CDC's mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury and disability.

CDC National AIDS Hotline: For English-language call 800-342-2437. For Spanish-language call 800-344-7432.
This U.S. hotline is for general questions about HIV, educational materials, and for the number of your local state AIDS hotline and HIV/AID testing sites.

CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN):
The HIV/AIDS section of the NPIN Web site is one of the major resources of HIV/AIDS information. Coverage is broad and includes full-text information about recent trends, published materials, research findings and issues. A Spanish-language section provides access to publications and Web sites written in Spanish.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), through their National Library of Medicine, have developed this site to provide patients, their families, and the public with current information about clinical research studies. This website includes an excellent Q&A section.

Clinton Foundation:
The mission of the William J. Clinton Foundation is to strengthen the capacity of people in the United States and throughout the world to meet the challenges of global interdependence. To advance this mission, the Clinton Foundation has developed programs and partnerships in the following areas: Health Security, Economic Empowerment, Leadership Development and Citizen Service, and Racial/Ethnic and Religious Reconciliation.

Doctors Without Borders (aka Medecins Sans Frontieres):
Doctors Without Borders (DWB) offers assistance to populations in distress, victims of natural or man-made disasters, and victims of armed conflict without discrimination of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. DWB observes strict neutrality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right of humanitarian assistance. The organization is present in over 80 countries.

Drug information - is a comprehensive website featuring extensive information about medications, drug interactions, and drug side effects.

Elizabeth Glaser Foundation:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks to prevent pediatric HIV infection and to eradicate pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs.

Family Health International (FHI):
FHI is a not-for-profit, private, voluntary organization that works to improve reproductive health around the world, with an emphasis on developing countries.

Firelight Foundation:
The Firelight Foundation provides support for grassroots, community-based projects directly supporting the needs and rights of children orphaned or affected by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.

François-Xavier Bagnoud Center (FXB Center):
The FXB Center, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, an initiative of the School of Nursing in collaboration with the New Jersey Medical School, reaches across traditional boundaries to link research and practice through education. The Center provides clinical care, education, and technical assistance in the United States and globally to support capacity-building to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI):
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization is an alliance between the private and public sectors, working to save children's lives and people's health through the widespread use of vaccines. Members of the alliance include governments in developing and industrialized countries, vaccine manufacturers, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), research institutes, UNICEF, the World Health Organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the World Bank.

Global Strategies for HIV Prevention:
Global Strategies for HIV Prevention is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to implement international strategies to prevent HIV infection by means of strategic alliances with those who share a passion for alleviating the suffering of children.

HIV InSite:
This Web site offers comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California, San Francisco. It is a peer-reviewed web site edited by scientists, physicians and other AIDS workers. The site is divided into five main sections: Knowledge Base, Medical, Prevention, Policy Analysis, and Countries & Regions. Links to important news items are provided on the HIV InSite front page.

International AIDS Society (IAS):
The International AIDS Society contributes to the control and management of HIV infection and AIDS through advocacy, education, facilitation of networks, and scientific debate. IAS supports best practices in research, prevention and care.

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI):
The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative is a global organization working to speed the development and distribution of preventive AIDS vaccines -- the world's best hope for ending the AIDS pandemic. IAVI's work focuses on four areas: 1) mobilizing support through advocacy and education; 2) accelerating scientific progress; 3) encouraging industrial participation in AIDS vaccine development; and 4) assuring global access.

International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC):
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) implements educational and advocacy strategies to improve the quality of care provided to people living with HIV/AIDS and associated co-infectious diseases around the globe.

John E. Fogarty International Center:
The Fogarty International Center promotes and supports scientific research and training internationally to reduce disparities in global health.

John M. Lloyd Foundation:
This private family foundation provides grants in public policy, education/awareness, prevention, and medical research. The John M. Lloyd Foundation amplifies its funding through flexibility in supporting novel, entrepreneurial projects that have a high likelihood of affecting social change with regard to HIV/AIDS.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine AIDS Site:
This AIDS resource site is provided by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. It includes a listing of publications, medical education, general resources, prevention materials and guidelines for treatment.

Kaiser Family Foundation:
The Kaiser Family Foundation website offers a variety of news and information on health policy issues including: Medicare, Medicaid, children's health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, health care advertising, minority health, public education, and health reform.

Mailman School of Public Health (Columbia University, New York, NY):
Through out its history, the Mailman School has been a national and international leader in public health research, education, and service. The school was the first institution to: establish programs in socio-medical sciences and psychiatric epidemiology training, offer a joint degree in business and public health, and provide graduate education in hospital administration. The school's new focus on disease prevention and health promotion, two of the primary functions of public health, are natural outgrowths of the School's original mission.

National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA):
Founded in 1983, NAPWA is a non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of all people living with HIV and AIDS in order to end the pandemic and the human suffering caused by HIV/AIDS.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID):
The NIAID division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome provides general information about HIV/AIDS, news releases and NIAID publications, information on research activities on AIDS and infectious diseases, and information about grants and clinical trials.

Nursing Curriculum:
This free nursing curriculum was developed in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine and their sub-Saharan African partners.

ONE Campaign:
ONE is an effort by Americans to rally Americans — ONE by ONE — to fight the emergency of global AIDS and extreme poverty. ONE is students and ministers, punk rockers and NASCAR moms, Americans of all beliefs and every walk of life, united as ONE to help make poverty history. ONE believes that allocating an additional ONE percent of the U.S. budget toward providing basic needs like health, education, clean water and food would transform the futures and hopes of an entire generation in the world’s poorest countries. ONE also calls for debt cancellation, trade reform and anti-corruption measures in a comprehensive package to help Africa and the poorest nations beat AIDS and extreme poverty.

Orphan Database:
Administered by the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Association, this orphan database facilitates cooperation between individuals and organizations involved in assisting HIV/AIDS orphans.

Partners in Health:
Partners in Health is a nonprofit organization that works in Latin America, the Caribbean, Russia, and the U.S. Drawing on the resources of the world's elite medical and academic institutions and on the lived experience of the world's poorest and sickest communities, the organization's team of physicians, scholars, and activists tackles challenging health crises and identifies practical solutions.

Project Inform:
Project Inform is a national, non-profit, community-based HIV/AIDS treatment information and advocacy organization. Its Web site contains information for HIV-infected individuals, their caretakers and their healthcare and service providers. Included is information about a treatment hotline, antiretrovirals, opportunistic infections, immune therapies and more. The project's full text journal, fact sheets, discussion papers on special topics, and other publications are all available online.

Rockefeller Foundation:
The Rockefeller Foundation plays a vital role in eradicating HIV/AIDS by funding research and bringing together key collaborators who are able to implement solutions in improving the health of impoverished nations. <

The Body Positive:
Established in 1987, The Body Positive, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing a self-help model of HIV/AIDS education, information and support.

UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS):
The UNAIDS Web site includes an extensive collection of statistics on HIV/AIDS, consensus documents, global HIV trends, country-specific data, demographics and epidemiology.

United States Agency for International Development (USAID):
The United States Agency for International Development is an independent agency that provides economic development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States.

U.S. Coalition for Child Survival:
The U.S. Coalition for Child Survival is a collaboration of organizations and individuals dedicated to improving the survival and healthy development of the world's children.

University of Maryland Hospital for Children’s Pediatric AIDS Program (PACE):
The University of Maryland Hospital for Children's Pediatric AIDS Program (PACE) offers a safe environment in which access to state-of-the-art care is available to HIV-infected and HIV-affected children. The PACE Program, designed to address the unmet needs of populations disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, is a comprehensive HIV care program.

Women Alive:
Women Alive is a coalition of, by, and for women living with HIV/AIDS. It enables HIV-positive women to connect with each other and exchange information about HIV treatment.

World Health Organization (WHO):
The World Health Organization is the United Nations' specialized agency for health-related issues and causes. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. "Health" is defined in WHO's Constitution as not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, but as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being.

Worldwide Orphans Foundation:
The Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) seeks to enrich the lives and enhance the physical, emotional, social and intellectual well being of children living in orphanages throughout the world. WWO sponsors medical and university students to live and work in orphanages, providing care to thousand of children in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe. In addition, it provides training programs for healthcare professionals and orphange caregivers as well as antiretroviral treatments to HIV positive orphans in Viet Nam and Ethiopia.


Project One Million

The Canadian Foundation for Children with AIDS is launching Project One Million. Check out this video, like it, share it and donate ONE dollar. It is simple, but it is powerful. And, it helps a child. What could be better than that?