Web links: Pediatric HIV info

March 1, 2007

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The world of HIV can change overnight. New government funding, a breakthrough clinical trial, a bold new charitable enterprise, updated rules and guidances on medication. These links to the world of pediatric HIV/AIDS give physician, parent, and patient quick access to the latest developments.

Children With AIDS Project http://www.aidskids.org/
Matches orphan children with HIV/AIDS with foster and adoptive families.

Children's AIDS Fund http://www.childrensaidsfund.org/
CAF offers US and global services for families of children with HIV/AIDS.

The Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation http://www.pedaids.org/
This large nonprofit features information for physicians and parents, as well as grant applications and HIV news.

The Foundation for AIDS Research http://www.amfar.org/
A leading charity group, amFAR's goals are to increase worldwide AIDS and HIV education, research, and treatment.

HIV Basics http://www.hivinfosource.org/basics/children.html
An informational page run by NYU School of Medicine's Center for AIDS Research. Also includes information on clinical trials, women, immigration, and HIV demographics.

HIV Infection in Adolescents and Young Adults in the U.S. http://www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/hivadolescent.htm
An NIAID fact sheet on HIV and adolescents.

HIV Infection in Infants and Children http://www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/hivchildren.htm
An NIAID fact sheet on HIV and young children.

HIVkids http://www.hivkids.org/
Helps families with HIV-positive kids in Northern California.

The Magic Johnson Foundation http://www.magicjohnson.org/
Helps children, young adults, and inner-city communities deal with HIV and AIDS.

The Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trial Group (PACTG) http://www.niaid.nih.gov/daids/pdatguide/pactg.htm
A self-governed cooperative of the National Institute of Allergic and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Institute of Child Health & Development (NICHD) that lists open pediatric clinical trials.

Pediatric HIV Treatment Issues http://www.thebody.com/treat/children.html
Presented by http://TheBody.com/, an HIV/AIDS resource.

Pediatric AIDS/HIV Care, Inc. http://www.pediatric-care.net/
A nonprofit assisting children ages 5-18 with HIV/AIDS in the Washington, D.C. area.