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  • Adolescents and Youth This web page is produced by HIV InSite and contains information and links on HIV/AIDS that is geared towards adolescents and youth. The page contains fact sheets, reports, and surveys, and has a link to general questions about HIV transmission, prevention, and treatment with answers from experts at UCSF. University of California San Francisco. n.d.
  • AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of women, children, youth, and families living with HIV/AIDS through education and training, research, and advocacy. n.d.
  • AIDSinfo A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Offers the latest federally approved information on research, clinical trials, and treatment for patients and health care providers. n.d.
  • AIDSinfo Drug Database The AIDSInfo Drug Database contains fact sheets on more than 80 HIV/AIDS-related drugs. The fact sheets, in patient, health professional, and Spanish versions, provide information on the drug's use, pharmacology, and side effects. The database also includes approved and investigational antiretroviral drugs as well as drugs used in the treatment of opportunistic infections and cancers. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. n.d.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics An organization of 57,000 pediatricians dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Contains general information related to child health as well as more specific guidelines concerning pediatric issues n.d.
  • Association François-Xavier Bagnoud The Association undertakes a range of humanitarian initiatives focused on children and HIV/AIDS. n.d.
  • 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 with programs in Houston, Romania, Mexico, and southern Africa. n.d.
  • Bernard van Leer Foundation The Bernard van Leer Foundation funds and shares knowledge about work in early childhood development (ECD). Its Web site contains information on the foundation's worldwide projects, a diary of ECD events, links to ECD resources, and a collection of foundation publications which are available for download or order. n.d.
  • Care of HIV Infection in the Developing World HIV InSite's collection of material on antiretroviral treatment developing countries. n.d.
  • Children's HIV Association of UK and Ireland (CHIVA) An association of professionals who are committed to providing excellence in the care of children infected or affected by HIV and their families. Site contains guidelines and support material. n.d.
  • Children's Hospital HIV Program The Children's Hospital Immunodeficiency Program Youth Project provides medical services, education, counseling, and other assistance for youth aged 13-24 and pregnant women who are HIV positive or at risk for acquiring HIV. n.d.
  • CORE Initiative A USAID-funded global program designed to enhance the response of community and faith-based leaders and institutions to the causes and consequences of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. n.d.
  • Database of Antiretroviral Drug Interactions HIV InSite's fully referenced searchable database of interactions involving at least one antiretroviral drug. Provides information regarding effects on drug levels, potential clinical effects, mechanisms of interaction, management tips, and suggested alternative agents. n.d.
  • Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Their goals are to prevent transmission of HIV from mother to child, to improve the lives of children with HIV/AIDS and other serious and life-threatening diseases and to ensure that children are at the forefront of every scientific breakthrough. n.d.
  • François-Xavier Bagnoud Center (FXBC) of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey The mission of FXBC is to expand health and supportive services that improve the quality of life for children and families with chronic illness including HIV infection in the United States and globally. n.d.
  • IAS-CTP Ghent International Working Group on HIV in Women and Children A network of experts in the area of PMTCT. The Ghent Group was set up in 1991 to bring together researchers and policy makers and create an environment in which issues relating to HIV vertical transmission could be discussed, with an emphasis on resource-limited countries. n.d.
  • Keep A Child Alive This website aims to provide antiretroviral treatment to children and their families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and the developing world by directly engaging the global public in the fight against AIDS. The site contains information on ART treatment and scale-up, nutrition projects, fundraising, and news related to children and orphans affected by HIV and AIDS. Keep A Child Alive. 2006.
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a nonprofit organization that attempts to grant the special wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses, and has 80 chapters in the United States and its territories, as well as 22 international affiliates on five continents. n.d.
  • MTCT-Plus Initiative The initiative supports the provision of HIV-specific care, including access to antiretroviral options, to HIV-infected women and children identified in PMTCT programs, and to their HIV-infected family members as appropriate. n.d.
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) One of the national Institutes of Health, NICHD's mission is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from the reproductive process, and that all children have the chance to fulfill their potential for a healthy and productive life, free of disease or disability. n.d.
  • Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group (PACTG) A joint effort of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the PACTG evaluates treatments for HIV-infected children and adolescents, and develops new approaches for the interruption of mother-to-infant transmission. n.d.
  • ProCAARE (Program for the Collaboration Against AIDS and Related Epidemics) A discussion forum, established as a partnership between SATELLIFE and the Harvard University, that provides a forum for dialogue among clinical and public health physicians, nurses, researchers, policy makers, program managers, and other interested health practitioners both in the developing and industrialized world who are engaged in the fight against AIDS. n.d.
  • Telemedicine This site is meant to guide physicians and health care workers in the use of antiretroviral therapy and AIDS care delivery in resource-limited settings. Registered users may submit cases to the HIV Case Rounds section of the site, send questions to HIV specialists, and participate in the discussion forums. The site is a project of the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp. n.d.
  • UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS n.d.
  • WHO The World Health Organization's HIV/AIDS Web site. n.d.