Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges to Human Health

Resources for Antiretrovirals & The HIV Pandemic

The following web sites and news articles have been selected as resources for additional information. These links are not part of the Marian Koshland Science Museum web site. The National Academies does not endorse and is not responsible for material found on these sites. The links will open in a separate window.

South Africa Steps Up Fight Against AIDS
NewsHour report on recent developments in South Africa to treat and to stop the spread of HIV.

Science NOW Magazine
HIV Infection Figures Plunge
The number of people infected with HIV around the world has fallen from 39.5 million to 33.2 million, a drop of 16% from last year, according to a revised estimate from two United Nations groups.

Science NOW Magazine
How HIV Took the World by Storm
Five HIV isolates that that had been forgotten in freezers for 2 decades are revealing new details about how and when the virus spread from Africa to Haiti and then exploded on the world scene.

National Academies Press
Public Financing and Delivery of HIV/AIDS Care: Securing the Legacy of Ryan White (2005)
The 2005 National Academies' publication, Public Financing and Delivery of HIV/AIDS Care: Securing the Legacy of Ryan White, provides recommendations to the government on establishing programs to fund for early intervention methods addressing the needs of low-income individuals diagnosed as HIV positive.

National Academies Press
Scaling Up Treatment for the Global AIDS Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities (2004)
In the 2004 National Academies' publication, Scaling Up Treatment for the Global AIDS Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities, the Academies provide recommendations from the Institute of Medicine after reviewing current Antiretroviral Therapy programs, while addressing current research about antiretroviral resistance in HIV/AIDS infected patients.

University of Arizona
The Biology Project
The University of Arizona Biology Project published this website to present facts about HIV/AIDS and prevention.

The Body
The Body, is a resource that provides information about HIV/AIDS. It presents information about the disease, prevention, research that is taking place, advice from current researchers and much more.

National Institutes of Health
This NIH publication provides links to fact sheets and publications about AIDS, including general information, prevention methods, vaccines, and therapies.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC has published a website that highlights many different aspects of HIV/AIDS. This site provides links to general information and facts about the disease, research that is currently occurring, and many others, including prevention methods and risky behaviors.

World Health Organization
The World Health Organization has developed a website that provides links to information about the global AIDS epidemic, general information about the disease, and efforts for prevention that are taking place.

Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic HIV/AIDS website provides information about the disease, prevention methods, and ways to care for an infected individual.

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