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General Information: General HIV Prevention Information

Act Against AIDS HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Act Against AIDS campaign, which focuses on raising awareness of HIV/AIDS in the United States and reducing the risk of HIV infection among communities at increased risk.

http://www.actagainstaids.org/

Advancing HIV Prevention: New Strategies for a Changing Epidemic HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Initiative set forth in 2003 to address HIV prevention. Includes new rapid testing technology, testing awareness, and behavioral interventions.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/prev_prog/AHP/resources/brochures/AHP_brochure.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Contact Information HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methods of contacting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for information on HIV/AIDS prevention, including testing resources, prevention programs, research, statistics, and surveillance.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/contact.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Fact Sheets HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact sheets on HIV topics, including surveillance reports, prevention, coinfections, transmission, and risk behaviors.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/index.htm

Challenges in Designing HIV Vaccines HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Information about the challenges researchers face in designing an HIV vaccine.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Prevention/Pages/vaccineChallenges.aspx

High-Impact HIV Prevention: CDC's Approach to Reducing HIV Infections in the United States

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s high-impact prevention approach to reducing new HIV infections and increasing the impact of HIV prevention efforts.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/policies/hip.html

HIV/AIDS: Prevention HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Brief description about how to reduce ther risk of becoming infected with HIV or transmitting the virus to others, including information about the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease's (NIAID) HIV prevention research initiatives.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Prevention/Pages/prevention.aspx

HIV Among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact sheet with information about HIV infection among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM), including statistics and prevention challenges.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/gender/msm/facts/index.html

HIV Among Latinos HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about what Hispanics/Latinos can do to prevent contracting or spreading HIV.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/latinos/protection.htm

HIV Among Transgender People HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact sheet with information about HIV infection among transgender people, including statistics and prevention challenges.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/transgender/index.html

HIV Prevention: Basic Questions and Answers

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information in a question-and-answer format about how people can prevent becoming infected with HIV and how to prevent transmitting HIV to others.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/prevention.html

HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) HTML

Source: HIV Prevention Trials Network

Official website of the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), a worldwide collaborative clinical trials network that develops and tests the safety and efficacy of primarily non-vaccine interventions designed to prevent the transmission of HIV.

http://www.hptn.org/index.htm

HIV Risk Factors HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fact sheet with a list of behaviors considered risk factors for contracting HIV, including quick facts about HIV transmission.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Pages/riskFactors.aspx

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Information and links about HIV Vaccine Awareness Day and information and resources about HIV vaccine research.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/hiv-aids-awareness-days/158/hiv-vaccine-awareness-day

HIV Vaccines Questions and Answers for HIV Prevention Workers HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about HIV vaccine research for HIV prevention workers in contact with the community.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Prevention/Pages/preventionWorkersQA.aspx

HIV Vaccines Questions and Answers for HIV Treatment Advocates HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Frequently asked questions about HIV vaccines for HIV treatment advocates in contact with the community.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Prevention/Pages/treatmentQA.aspx

Male Latex Condoms and Sexually Transmitted Diseases HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact sheet with information on the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases by using latex condoms.

http://www.cdc.gov/condomeffectiveness/brief.html

MMWR: Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nooccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States PDF (303 KB)

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for health care professionals on the management of nonoccupational exposure to HIV, including recommendations for postexposure prophylaxsis.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/contentfiles/NonOccupationalExposureGL.pdf

MMWR: Incorporating HIV Prevention into the Medical Care of Persons Living with HIV HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on how to incorporate HIV prevention messages into the routine medical care of HIV-infected patients, including topics such as risk screening, behavioral interventions, and partner counseling and notification.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5212a1.htm

MMWR: Integrated Prevention Services for HIV Infection, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis for Persons Who Use Drugs Illicitly: Summary Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report that summarizes current guidelines or recommendations published by multiple agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the prevention and control of HIV infection, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB) for people who use drugs illicitly.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr6105a1.htm

MMWR: Interim Guidance for Clinicians Considering the Use of Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Heterosexually Active Adults HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim guidance for health care providers on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV infection in heterosexually active adults.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6131a2.htm

MMWR: Interim Guidance: Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex with Men HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim guidance for health care providers on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM).

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6003a1.htm?s_cid=mm6003a1_w

MMWR: Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recommendations on HIV testing procedures for health care providers working in hospital emergency departments, urgent care clinics, inpatient services, substance abuse treatment clinics, public health clinics, community clinics, correctional health care facilities, and primary care settings.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5514a1.htm

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Information and links about National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and HIV/AIDS research and resources for gay men.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/hiv-aids-awareness-days/167/national-gay-men’s-hiv-aids-awareness-day

National HIV Testing Day HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Information and links about National HIV Testing Day and research and guidelines for HIV testing.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/hiv-aids-awareness-days/163/national-hiv-testing-day

Occupational HIV Transmission and Prevention among Health Care Workers PDF (3.0 MB)

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact sheet that details HIV prevention strategies for people working in the health care field.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/PDF/hcw.pdf

PEP 101

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), including who may benefit from receiving PEP, side effects of PEP, and where and how people can get PEP.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/pep.html

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis/AIDS.gov HTML

Source: AIDS.gov

Information about post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), including who should take PEP, when PEP should be started, where people can get PEP, and who pays for PEP.

http://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/prevention/reduce-your-risk/post-exposure-prophylaxis/

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), including research on PrEP and links to interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on PrEP use.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/prevention/research/prep/index.html

PrEP 101 HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basic information about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), including what PrEP is and considerations for people who may want to begin taking PrEP.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/prep.html

PrEP: A New Tool for HIV Prevention PDF (245 KB)

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact sheet with information on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), including PrEP medications, research about PrEP, and interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on PrEP use.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/prep/pdf/PrEPfactsheet.pdf

Prevention Benefits of HIV Treatment HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on the concept and strategy of treatment as prevention (i.e., treating HIV-infected people with antiretroviral therapy [ART] to benefit their health and also to reduce their risk of transmitting HIV to others), including the challenges of this strategy and the future of HIV prevention.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/prevention/research/tap/index.html

Prevention Challenges (in Women) HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview of the HIV prevention challenges that women face.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/women/challenges.htm

Strategic Plan Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention 2011Through 2015 PDF (5.0 MB)

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brochure with information about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s high-impact prevention approach to reducing new HIV infections and increasing the impact of HIV prevention efforts.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/nhas/dhap/pdf/DHAP-strategic-plan.pdf

The Basics of HIV Prevention PDF (92 KB)

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information about HIV transmission methods and HIV prevention strategies.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/20/48/the-basics-of-hiv-prevention

Updated US Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis HTML

Source: U.S. Public Health Service

Recommendations for the management of health care providers who experience occupational exposure to blood and/or other body fluids that might contain HIV.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23917901

When One Partner is HIV+ HTML

Source: AIDS.gov

Information about mixed-status relationships (i.e., one person is HIV-infected and one person is HIV-uninfected), including links to fact sheets and other resources.

http://aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/prevention/reduce-your-risk/mixed-status-couples/