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NIH/HHS HIV/AIDS Information Resources


The number of information resources available for people living with HIV/AIDS can be overwhelming. The National Library of Medicine has curated a list of trusted government resources that focus on different areas of HIV prevention and treatment, clinical trials, surveys and statistics, and HIV and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) navigation and other health-related information.

Centers for Disease Control of Prevention

The latest HIV data, prevention science, program resources, and policy updates.  Information on HIV basics, testing, risk reduction tools, HIV by group and a resource library.  Site also includes information for clinicians and public health partners. 
CDC HIV Basics

HIVinfo.nih.gov

A comprehensive HIV/AIDS information service that provides access to high quality, accurate, and timely information for patients and their caregivers, health care professionals, educators, as well as community-based organizations.
English: hivinfo.nih.gov
Spanish: hivinfo.nih.gov/es

Clinicalinfo.hiv.gov

A service that offers health care professionals, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public access to the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, an HIV drug database, a glossary of HIV-related terms, and resources related to HIV-related research.
English: clinicalinfo.hiv.gov
Spanish: clinicalinfo.hiv.gov/es

MedlinePlus®

Consumer health information related to HIV/AIDS and other diseases and conditions, wellness, drugs, and supplements. Includes directories, medical encyclopedia, medical dictionary, and health check tools.
English: medlineplus.gov
Spanish: medlineplus.gov/spanish

PubMed®

A bibliographic database comprising millions of citations from biomedical literature, life sciences journals, and online books.
pubmed.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov is a database of privately and publicly funded clinical studies conducted around the world.  A clinical trial is a research study in which human volunteers are assigned to interventions (for example, a medical product, behavior, or procedure) based on a protocol (or plan) and are then evaluated for effects on biomedical or health outcomes.  ClinicalTrials.gov is a resource provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
ClinicalTrials.gov

Drug Information Portal

National Library of Medicine’s Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other key U.S. Government agencies.  The portal covers drugs from the time they are entered into clinical trials (Clinicaltrials.gov) through their entry in the U.S. market place (Drugs@FDA). Many drugs in other countries are covered, but not as thoroughly as U.S. drugs.
druginfo.nlm.nih.gov

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Last Reviewed: September 15, 2021