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There are many websites that provide information on AIDS. Here are but some of them...

FOR THOSE who are on the look-out for information on AIDS/HIV here are several sites that are worth visiting:

www.aids.org — AIDS.ORG is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the global online distribution of HIV/AIDS information, reaching more than 170 countries worldwide. There's also a newsletter, an AIDS bookstore and a selection of useful sites.

www.thebody.comThe Body is a comprehensive award-winning site, featuring information on a wide range of topics within the field of HIV/AIDS. In addition to providing answers to the more general FAQs, on-site experts are available to answer specific questions and concerns posted by users.

www.aegis.com — This is a comprehensive site created by the AIDS Education Global Information System (AEGIS). Key issues include treatment, prevention and living with HIV. Fact sheets cover topics. It claims that it is updated hourly, also provides a good search engine. www.theaidschannel.com — This website is very unique in that it is a true Internet Broadcast Channel, and features a live component - a "window" into the day-to-day life of a person living with HIV/AIDS, and his family, as they cope with the challenges that HIV/AIDS brings to them.

www.healingwell.com — A resource guide to AIDS and HIV, which includes medical news, FAQs and information, community message boards and chat rooms, books, the WellBeing newsletter, and directory of related websites.

www.aids101.com — AIDS 101 is designed for educational purposes. Explore channels on treatments, prevention, immunology, daily AIDS news and disease basics. The website also serves as a community for friends of people who are living with, or have passed away from HIV/AIDS.

www.naco.nic.in — National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), is the nodal organisation for formulation of policy and implementation of programmes for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in India. Find out what the National AIDS control programme is, list of state AIDS control organisations, related sites and announcements.

www.youandaids.org — You andAIDS.org is an HIV/AIDS portal for South and North East Asia that seeks to address the strongly-felt information and services needs of the region, particularly in the overall development context.

AYYAPPA NAGUBUNDI

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