Nothing But Nets is a grassroots campaign to save lives by preventing malaria, a leading killer of children in Africa. The UN Foundation and its partners work to purchase bed nets and distribute them in countries and communities in greatest need. To see how a bed net gets from you to a family in Africa, visit http://www.nothingbutnets.net.
Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and advocating for policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.
The American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of HIV/AIDS research, AIDS prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy for sound AIDS-related public policy.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to improving people's lives by sharing advances in health and learning with the global community. The Foundation's Global Health Program is focused on reducing global health inequities by accelerating the development, deployment and sustainability of health interventions that will save lives and dramatically reduce the disease burden in developing countries.
Black AIDS Institute (formerly known as the African American AIDS Policy and Training Institute) is a think tank devoted to HIV/AIDS in Black communities. The mission is to empower Black institutions and individuals in a communal effort to counter the epidemic's disproportionate impact on people of African descent. BlackAIDS.org, a project of the Black AIDS Institute, works in partnership with leading Black media organizations to raise awareness of and disseminate life-saving information about HIV/AIDS.
The Body: An AIDS and HIV Information Resource uses the web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians, demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment, improve patients' quality of life, and foster community through human connection. The site contains the daily news updates, information on prevention and treatment, policy and activism and more.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention: Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention works to prevent HIV infection and reduce the incidence of HIV-related illness and death, in collaboration with community, state, national, and international partners.
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is a non-profit volunteer-supported and community-based organization based in New York City, that works to reduce the spread of HIV and helps people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence and keeps prevention, treatment and the cure of HIV and urgent national and local priority.
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is an independent, public-private partnership working to increase funding to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria and direct these funds to effective prevention and treatment programs, in the countries with the greatest need.
Kaiser Family Foundation is an independent philanthropy focusing on the major health care issues facing the nation. The Foundation is an independent voice and source of facts and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community and the general public.
VIACOM - KNOW HIV/AIDS is an unprecedented, global media campaign that combats HIV/AIDS through public service messages (PSAs), television and radio programming, and free print and online content. The multi-year effort combines the public health expertise of the Kaiser Family Foundation with the power of Viacom's media brands and unmatched audience relationships to foster awareness of the disease and its prevention. More information about KNOW HIV/AIDS is available through the initiative's comprehensive Web site, http://www.knowhivaids.org or toll-free number 1-866-344-KNOW (5669).
National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. NMAC organizes regional training on treatment issues, conducts needs assessments on treatment issues in communities of color, and provides technical assistance to organizations on treatment education.
Cable Positive mobilizes the talents, resources, access and influence of the cable and telecommunications industry to raise HIV/AIDS awareness; support HIV/AIDS awareness; support HIV/AIDS education, prevention and care; and strive to end stigma by creating a more compassionate climate for people whose lives have been affected by HIV and AIDS. For more information visit www.cablepositive.org.
YouthAIDS, a global initiative of the nonprofit organization Population Services International (PSI), is working in more than 60 countries to educate and protect young people from HIV/AIDS. YouthAIDS generates funding to develop world-wide education and awareness programs to prevent the spread of HIV among the most at-risk population-youth. For more information visit YouthAids.org.
The World Swim For Malaria Foundation , a charity set up in August 2004 with the explicit aim of the relief of suffering from malaria by the provision of funds for the prevention and/or treatment of malaria and the advancement of education in the subjects of a) the problems and suffering caused by malaria and b) what can be done to alleviate them. For more information visit www.worldswimformalaria.com.