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Resources and Information for Women Living With HIV/AIDS

November 2005

Regional Women's Organizations



New Jersey

New York



Washington, DC

National Hotlines and Information Lines

National Women's Health Information Center

This government-sponsored hotline provides information on women's health issues, including HIV and pregnancy.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National AIDS Hotline


HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (HATIS)

This hotline answers questions about HIV treatment and distributes the Federal Guidelines on HIV Treatment free of charge.


AIDS Clinical Trial Information Service

A hotline with information about pediatric and adult clinical trials and specific trials in your area, including studies of AIDS drugs in pregnancy.

1-800-TRIALS A

Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Infoline

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 9 am-4 pm; Tuesdays 9 am-7 pm, PST.


National Resources/Organizations

American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)

A non-profit organization dedicated to HIV/AIDS research, prevention and advocacy.


National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)

National organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.

1931 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 483-6622

Black AIDS Institute

The Black HIV/AIDS policy center dedicated to reducing HIV/AIDS health disparities by mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront the epidemic in their communities.

1833 West 8th Street, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 353-3610

For a comprehensive list of national and local organizations that have public policy and advocacy programs, go to

Newsletters and Websites

Positively Aware

Bi-monthly newletter for people living with HIV published by Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago. Newsletter covers a wide range of health, legal, social and financial issues. They also publish HIV Drug Guide, with comprehensive information on all the approved HIV medications. To subscribe:



Publishes a monthly newsletter and a variety of other resources and educational materials for people living with HIV both nationally and internationally.

The Well Project

Provides health information for women living with HIV/AIDS.

Provides easy to read, comprehensive HIV/AIDS information.

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP)

To educate individuals about HIV and hepatitis treatments and to advocate on the behalf of all people living with HIV/AIDS and HCV on a local, national and international levels.


A British based organization, providing reliable and accurate HIV information to people living with HIV and their providers.

AIDS Education Global Information System (AEGIS)

Information and resource portal with information for HIV-related treatment, research, services and access.

Treatment Issues

A monthly newsletter published by the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) covering a range of HIV treatment information, research, public policy and advocacy issues both nationally and internationally. For subscription contact:

GMHC Treatment Issues
The Tisch Building
119 West 24 Street
New York, NY 10011

The Body

Provides accessible information online. Gathers articles and information from numerous sources.

San Francisco AIDS Foundation -- BETA
Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS

Newsletter that covers developments in AIDS treatment research; available in English and Spanish.

PO Box 426182
San Francisco, CA 94142-6182

AIDS InfoNet

An international online resource for information on HIV/AIDS. Provides information in English and Spanish.

International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Only international network for women, providing information, support and advocacy for women living with HIV. Website is in English and Spanish.

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