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  • AIDS Action
    Promotes research into causes, effects, treatment, and prevention related to HIV/AIDS and to promote health care and other services for persons with HIV/AIDS.

  • Aids Info NYC
    A linked collection of pages from HIV/AIDS community based organizations in New York City.

  • AIDS Project Los Angeles
    AIDS Project Los Angeles, the largest AIDS service organization in California and the second-largest in the United States, provides direct support services to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County.

  • AIDS Survival Kit
    T.A.S.K. is an eight hour orientation course, or "boot camp" for persons infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. It is an overview of most of the Issues surrounding this disease. T.A.S.K. will help those infected and affected know what questions to ask, and will help them to understand the answers they are given.

  • AIDS Treatment Information Service
    The HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (ATIS) is your central resource for federally approved treatment guidelines for HIV and AIDS.

  • AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition
    This web site is dedicated to providing up-to-date information and links related to citizen advocacy for HIV vaccines.

  • Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative
    Educational information for parents, community members, and health professionals involved in the care of HIV-infected children.

    Today adolescents of both sexes face a serious risk of HIV infection, which is the cause of AIDS. AIDS is a chronic and most often fatal disease. Despite growing understanding and awareness, HIV infection is a serious threat to both heterosexual and homosexual teens. When adolescents take certain risks, they are more likely to become infected with HIV and develop AIDS:

  • Children With Aids Charity
    CWCA Supporting Families Affected or Infected with HIV or AIDS.

  • Children With AIDS Project of America
    Now CWA offers a variety of services for children infected/affected by AIDS or drug exposed infants who will require foster or adoptive families. CWA works to create adoptive, foster, family centered care programs that are both effective and compassionate.

  • Commercial sexual exploitation of children in a world with HIV/AIDS
    The commercial sexual exploitation of children continues to be one of the most pernicious forms of child abuse. It both denies the fundamental human rights of children and has devastating psycho-social and physical consequences for them. This exploitation increasingly threatens children's right to life - as children who are sexually exploited now face the risk of infection with the HIV virus, which causes AIDS.

  • HIV Kids
    HivKids.org Helping children affected by HIV/AIDS

  • Keeping Count: HIV/AIDS and Young People
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), half of all new HIV infections in this country occur in young people under the age of 25. While the total number of American youth who have been infected with HIV is unknown, it is estimated that 20,000 young people are infected with HIV every year. That means two young Americans between the ages of 13 and 24 are contracting HIV every hour.

  • Kids with HIV--Transmission and Care
    I was getting very choked up at the Mother/Infant Care Forum (sponsored by The Cure AIDS! Network). As I watched the slides and listened to Dr. Arlene Bardequez, I started a check list of all the things "gone wrong" during my 14 hours of labor.

  • National Pediatric AIDS Network
    NPAN is a resource for information on children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS. NPAN provides access to information about such topics as: treatment; clinical trials; services for children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS; conferences; publications and other information resources; educational resources.

  • Pediatric AIDS Foundation
    The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation creates a future that offers hope through pediatric research and programs worldwide to ensure children are at the forefront of every scientific breakthrough.

  • Protecting a New Generation from AIDS
    The AIDS epidemic is quickly becoming a crisis of America's youth. Today, half of the 40,000 new HIV infections each year are among people under 25. The advent of new protease drugs in the mid-1990s ended the automatic death sentence previously associated with an HIV diagnosis. But the new AIDS drugs that gave the gift of prolonged life have also resulted in a misperception of "cure," "end" and "over."

  • Questions and Answers About Youth and HIV/AIDS
    Between 40,000 and 50,000 Americans become infected with HIV every year. Half of them are between the ages of 13 and 24. That means at least two teenagers and young adults in this country are infected with HIV every hour of every day.

  • Surviving AIDS
    Welcome to the companion Web site to "Surviving AIDS,". Looks at the cutting edge of AIDS research, and what scientists are learning about preserving the immune system and marshalling the body's natural defenses against HIV to keep infected people from progressing to AIDS.

  • Talking to Children About HIV AIDS
    Some adults think that AIDS has nothing to do with children. But children hear and see the same things about AIDS that adults do. Some of this can be contradictory, inaccurate and sometimes highly prejudiced. All children are affected by this.

  • When HIV is Kid Stuff
    Living with HIV and AIDS is tough on anyone. The endless rounds of doctors' visits, the medications and their side effects, the uncertainty -- all take their toll on even the most well-informed and well-adjusted adults. How much harder, then, for the person with AIDS ("PWA") who's just a kid? Children are not just small adults, and pediatric AIDS is not just AIDS Junior. From the way the virus behaves in the body, to treatment and prophylaxis, to issues of disclosure and discrimination, the HIV-positive child faces problems that parallel those facing adults, but which differ from them in important ways.

  • Women and Children with HIV
    An Interview with Andrea Carr, President of the Board of Directors Families' and Children's AIDS Network of Chicago

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