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  • Conferences and Fora on AIDS (and Africa):
    -- ICASA 2011 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia---16th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, December 4-8, 2011 (See Society for AIDS in Africa below)
    -- 4th Global Summit on HIV/AIDS, Traditional Medicine & Indigenous Knowledge, School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, August 2-5, 2010 (Africa First, LLC, Saint Paul, Minnesota)
    -- 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, 19-22 July 2009, Cape Town, South Africa (IAS, Geneva, Switzerland)
    -- 4th South African AIDS Conference, March 31-April 3, 2009, Durban, South Africa
    -- "Africa Region Workshop on Vulnerable Groups and HIV/AIDS," Cape Town South Africa, March 11-13, 2009 (via World Bank)
    -- 15ème ICASA: Conférence internationale sur le SIDA et les infections sexuellement transmissibles en Afrique, Dakar, Sénégal, du 3 au 7 décembre 2008
    -- AIDS 2008: XVII International AIDS Conference, 3-8 August 2008, Mexico City, Mexico
    -- Mangosteen Conference on HIV/AIDS 2007, Kololi, The Gambia, June 6-11, 2007 (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
    -- AIDS 2006: XVI International AIDS Conference, 13-18 August 2006, Toronto, Canada
    Search the Abstracts for Africa-related content.
    -- 3rd South African AIDS Conference, 5-8 June 2007, International Conference Centre, Durban, South Africa
    The site includes a link to information from the First and Second SA AIDS Conferences.
    -- 11th International Conference on People Living with HIV/AIDS, Kampala, Uganda, October 26-30, 2003 Conference report in PDF format--see "Library" (Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
    -- UN General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS: : "Global Crisis--Global Action", June 25-27, 2001, New York
    -- African Development Forum: "AIDS: The Greatest Leadership Challenge," 22-26 October 2000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (UN Economic Commission for Africa)
    General information on the conference, registration, pre-conference discussion list, etc. (See also, country profiles for ADF 2000 via JAAIDS Nigeria.)
    -- African Online Digital Library, Gallery: Collection de Charles Becker -- Actes, programmes, et résumés des congrés internationaux sur le VIH/SIDA et les MTS, 1984-2000 (MATRIX, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan)
    Remarque: Tous les fichiers sont en format PDF.
  • CODESRIA -- Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique = Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa: Experiencing and understanding AIDS in Africa (1998). Edited by Charles Becker et al. 712 pages, downloadable by chapter in PDF format.
  • Conselho Nacional de Combate ao HIV/SIDA (CNCS) (Maputo, Mozambique)
    "CNCS é uma agência do governo que tem como tarefa coordenar, monitorar, avaliar e angariar financiamentos de toda a acção nacional de combate ao HIV-SIDA conforme preconizado no Plano Estatégico Nacional."
  • CRIPS, Ile-de-France: Afrique et VIH-sida. (Centre régional d'information et de prévention du sida, Paris, France)
    Un portail d'information consacré au VIH/sida dans les pays africains, avec une revue de la presse (jusqu'au présent), la documentation (1996-2006)--y compris quelques bibliographies et l'épidémiologie pour chaque pays, et des adresses utiles.
  • Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health: Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Family Health International on Family Planning, HIV/AIDS & STDs (Arlington, Virginia)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Reports on Health in Africa:
  • Foreign Policy in Focus: "HIV/AIDS in Africa: time to stop the killing fields," by Chinua Akukwe and Melvin Foote (April 2001) Policy brief ; vol. 6, no. 15. (Interhemispheric Resource Center, Albuquerque and Silver City, New Mexico ; Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, DC)
    See also, the home page of Foreign Policy in Focus.
  • Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (See below.)
  • Harvard University's "AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria," 2001-2005 (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
    General information about the research project and reports on prevention measures against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.
  • HIV/AIDS Impact on Education Clearinghouse -- Africa (UNESCO, International Institute for Educational Planning, Paris, France)
    Country profiles and reports on HIV/AIDs and education.
  • HIV InSite Gateway to HIV and AIDS Knowledge: Sub-Saharan Africa (University of San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California)
    A site with selected current news and full-text reports on country projects and trends, country profiles, plus: links to journal articles and web sites of organizations. See also the section on the Middle East & North Africa.
  • L'Institut de recherche pour le développement: Les Travaux de l'Orstom au Burkina Faso dans le domain du SIDA. (IRD - anciennement ORSTOM, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; Paris, France)
    A ce site, on peut trouver beaucoup d'informations, y compris plusieurs rapports (et une bibliographie) sur les travaux de l'IRD (ORSTOM) dans le domain du SIDA.
  • International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (New York)
    IAVI has research programs in Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, and Zambia.
  • International Bureau of Education: International Clearinghouse on HIV/AIDS Education (UNESCO, Paris, France)
    This website (launched in 2002) includes current HIV/AIDS news reports, "country watch" reports -- including South Africa, selected country profiles, brief reports on national curriculum policies and practices in primary and secondary schools worldwide, and related links for health educators and community development activists.
  • International Organization for Migration -- HIV/AIDS in Africa (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • KIT: Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen = Royal Tropical Institute: Health Research in Africa and Elsewhere (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Réseau africain de recherche sur le Sida: un cadre d'échanges et de collaboration en Afrique (Dakar, Sénégal; via Refer)
    Ce site comprend les renseignements essentiels sur le réseau. On peut aussi accéder à un catalogue des périodiques du centre d'information et de documentation.
    --Voir surtout: The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa in a Historical Perspective. Edited by Philippe Denis & Charles Becker. -- Dakar, Sénégal: RARS, 2006. Electronic version of a book jointly published originally by Academia-Bruylant (Louvain-la-Neuve) and Karthala (Paris) in French.
  • SAfAIDS: Southern Africa AIDS Information Dissemination Service (Pretoria, South Africa)
    • "Southern Africa AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) is a subregional non-governmental organisation that was established in 1994. Its main purpose is to help strengthen capacity to address the socio-economic impact of AIDS and to promote HIV prevention in southern Africa. ... SAfAIDS' main role is promoting policy, research, planning and programme development around HIV/AIDS in the southern Africa region. It works with NGOs, PWAs, government bodies, international agencies, research institutes, media organisations, the private sector, labour and others to assist them to explore and implement responses to HIV/AIDS in a development context."
    • Publications
    • Useful links on HIV/AIDS in Africa
  • SAHARA--Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health Research Alliance (Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
  • Society for AIDS in Africa Founded in 1989. (Abuja, Nigeria)
    The web site features information about the SAA, related news, and conference information. In partnership with International AIDS Society, based in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • South Africa -- HIV/AIDS
  • Uganda Virus Research Institute / International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (Entebbe, Uganda)
    "This research is sponsored by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), working as partners with the Government of the Republic of Uganda since August 2001 to accelerate the development and testing of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS."
    --Newsletter: The Uganda AIDS vaccine update. (Online) -- Entebbe, Uganda: UVRI/IAVI, 2003-
    --See also: Uganda AIDS Commission below
  • TAC: Treatment Action Campaign (Nonkqubela, Cape Town, South Africa)
    This website contains information on current awareness and health campaigns, HIV/AIDS news for South African and the region, documents, and related links. "The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) was launched on 10 December 1998, International Human Rights Day. Its main objective is to campaign for greater access to treatment for all South Africans, by raising public awareness and understanding about issues surrounding the availability, affordability and use of HIV treatments."
  • Uganda AIDS Commission and the National AIDS Documentation & Information Center (NADIC) (Kampala)
    General information about the commission and the center, its programs, research updates, news, and related links. "The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) was established by Statute of Parliament in 1992 and placed under the Office of the President to coordinate the multi-sectoral efforts."
  • UNAIDS: Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (Co-sponsored by WHO, UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UNESCO, & The World Bank)
  • United Nations Development Programme on HIV/AIDS (New York)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Africa: Securing our future: report of the Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa (2008) = Préservons notre avenir. -- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: UNECA, c2008. PDF format
  • UNESCO Management of Social Transformations--MOST: "VIH/SIDA et entreprise en Afrique: une réponse socio-médicale à l'impact économique? L'exemple de la Côte d'Ivoire." (1997) par Laurent Aventin, Pierre Huard. MOST documents de travail ; no. 19.
    -- Paris, France: MOST Programme, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1997.
    Voir aussi, la version anglaise.
  • UNESCO Webworld: Media & HIV/AIDS in East and Southern Africa: a resource book. Edited by S.T. Kwame Boafo, in collaboration with Carlos A. Arnaldo. -- Paris: UNESCO, 2000. PDF format
  • United States Agencies on HIV/AIDS in Africa
  • University of Natal, Durban: Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division. (South Africa)
    The HEARD was established in 1998 to undertake research and teaching concerned with health economics and HIV/AIDS. The website includes online publications: workshop reports, newsletters, other reports, etc.
  • University of Pretoria: Centre for the Study of AIDS (South Africa)
    The website includes downloadable research reports and news from the Centre, UN agencies, and news agencies. "[Established in 1999] the Centre operates plan for, and cope with, the impact that HIV/AIDS is likely to have on the institution and the tertiary sector as a whole."
  • VSO: Voluntary Services International -- HIV/AIDS (United Kingdom)
    • "VSO works to support people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS in 16 programmes across Africa, Asia and the Pacific."
    • All VSO projects in Africa: search by country.
  • West African Rice Development Association: Systemwide Initiative on HIV/AIDS and Agriculture (SWIHA) (Centre du riz pour l'Afrique, WARDA/ADRAO, Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire) -- Reports up through 2003.
  • The World Bank on HIV/AIDS in Africa (Washington, DC)
  • World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa: "AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria" Division (Brazzaville, Republic of Congo)

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