Below are a few of the many resources available concerning AIDS/HIV:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.cdc.gov
CDC is the nation’s center for developing and applying mechanisms for disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health and wellness education. Its Web site offers much information about the spread and treatment of nearly all known infections and diseases, including HIV and AIDS.
National Institutes on Health: www.nih.gov
This Web site is a large collection of public and private health care resources. It answers many questions about HIV/AIDS and offers links to other related sites from across the nation.
Pediatric AIDS Foundation: www.pedaids.org
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation hopes to eventually eradicate pediatric AIDS, as well as to accelerate the discovery of new treatments for other serious pediatric illnesses. The organization also provides care, treatment, and hope to people with HIV/AIDS.
Department of Health and Senior Services
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has a broad array of programs and services to help meet the needs of individuals and communities affected by HIV/AIDS. These programs focus on preventing the spread of HIV, counseling and testing persons at high risk, and caring for persons living with the disease. Through strong partnerships consisting of federal, state and local government agencies, and community based organizations and volunteers, the state of Missouri is actively engaged in ending the HIV epidemic.