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AIDSinfo Launches Comprehensive Spanish-language Web Site

InfoSIDA, a comprehensive Spanish-language companion to AIDSinfo was launched on April 18, 2007. featuring information about HIV treatment and clinical trials (http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/infoSIDA).

The AIDSinfo Web site, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) project, offers the latest federally approved information on HIV/AIDS clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines.

infoSIDA enables Spanish-speaking visitors to access many of the materials provided by AIDSinfo without having to navigate through the English site. infoSIDA features a customized home page and a search engine that locates Spanish-language resources within the site.

Resources available in Spanish on infoSIDA include:

  • Consumer-based fact sheets about HIV treatment and clinical trials
  • Fact sheets on approved and investigational anti-HIV medications
  • Links to currently recruiting HIV clinical trials of new treatments and vaccines
  • Links to other Web sites and publications about HIV treatment
  • Interactive Web-based tools, including Live Help and the Glossary Translation Tool
  • Specialty pages that highlight important topics and observances
  • A Web-based publications ordering page.

Bilingual health information specialists are available by telephone (1-800-448-0440) to assist visitors in locating resources and navigating infoSIDA (http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/infoSIDA) and AIDSinfo (http://aidsinfo.nih.gov) Monday through Friday from 12 P.M. to 5 P.M., Eastern Standard Time (EST). Visitors can also communicate with infoSIDA and AIDSinfo staff by logging into Live Help through either Web site Monday through Friday between the hours of 12 P.M. and 4 P.M., EST. Inquiries can also be sent via email to contactus@aidsinfo.nih.gov.

AIDSinfo and infoSIDA are sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine (NLM), the Office of AIDS Research (OAR), and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This program is managed by the National Library of Medicine.

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