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The number of Information resources available for people living with HIV/AIDS can be overwhelming.  The following list of government resources is curated to highlight trusted resources that focus on different areas of HIV prevention and treatment, clinical trials, surveys and statistics, and HIV and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) navigation and other heath -related information.


AIDSinfo offers access to the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for health care providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public
Subject: HIV/AIDS Information
Audience: healthcare providers, researchers, people living with HIV/AIDS, general public
Language: English, Spanish

AIDSinfo Drugs page allows you to search by drug name (i.e. generic name, brand name, common name) or by keyword. Drug descriptions include a picture of the drug, most important things to know about the drug and what to tell your health care provider before taking the drug.

APPS: AIDSinfo has created mobile apps for its most popular features.  The apps give you access to federally approved HIV/AIDS treatment and research information optimized for mobile devices and are offered free of charge.  Available foe iOS and Android devices.

HIV/AIDS Guidelines

HIV/AIDS Drug Database

HIV/AIDS Glossary



AIDSource offers access to a comprehensive collection of HIV-related resources on topics including living with HIV, HIV prevention and treatment, HIV statistics and surveillance, HIV and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) navigation, and more, in both English and Spanish.  All resources are reviewed and selected by expert information specialists and librarians.  The site tailors information to engage with specific audiences and communities such as people living with and affected by HIV, the general public, health professionals, students and educators.
Subject: HIV/AIDS Information
Audience: people living with HIV, general public, health care providers, libraries
Language: English, Spanish

HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Program (ACIOP)

The HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Program (ACIOP) is a competitive awards program offered by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to community-based organizations and libraries to improve HIV/AIDS health information access.
Subject: HIV/AIDS health information, grants
Audience: Community based organizations, public health workers, librarians
Language: English


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. HIV/AIDS specific content on this website can be found at:
Subject: Health & Wellness, health topics, Drugs & Supplements, Videos  & Tools, Medical Tests, Medical Encyclopedia
Audience: general public, librarians
Language: English, Spanish

ct_gov-nlm-nih-logo.png is a database of privately and publicly funded clinical studies conducted around the world.  A clinical trial is a research study in which human volunteers are assigned to interventions (for example, a medical product, behavior, or procedure) based on a protocol (or plan) and are then evaluated for effects on biomedical or health outcomes. is a resource provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Subject: Clinical Trials
Audience: general public, healthcare workers, researchers
Language: English


Drug Information Portal
National Library of Medicine's Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other key U.S. Government agenciesThe portal covers drugs from the time they are entered into clinical trials ( through their entry in the U.S. market place (Drugs@FDA). Many drugs in other countries are covered, but not as thoroughly as U.S. drugs.
Subject: Drugs, Supplements
Audience: general public, health care providers, researchers, librarians
Language: English


National Library of Medicine's​ HealthReach offers easy access to FREE multilingual, multicultural health information and patient education materials for those working with or providing services to individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP).  Materials are developed by hospitals, clinics, health departments, community health centers, voluntary organizations, government agencies, academic institutions, and national non-governmental organizations who provide a wide range of health services for LEP clients.  All materials are reviewed by health professionals for accuracy. HealthReach provides a detailed summary for each material that includes date of most recent review, translation method, and participation by the language-speaking community in the development and review of the material.
Subject: Health & Wellness, health topics, videos, audio
Audience: general public, health care providers, librarians
Language: Multilingual

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