Wednesday, December 01, 2010

World Aids Day 2010

Today is World Aids Day so here are a few resources to check out on this day:
    This is the organization within the United Nations that works on issues of HIV/AIDS. They are redesigning their site, but you can view their blog for current information and their Global Report for information on HIV/AIDS worldwide. It is in this report that brings us the brings us the map below showing prevalence rates across the world.
    HIV/AIDS prevalence worldwide

    This is the web site to visit for information on HIV/AIDS in the United States. They have a short press release on World AIDS day on this site which links off to a web site on HIV in the US, where the graph below illustrates the growth of the HIV infections and people living with HIV/AIDS in the US from 1977 to 2009.

    US HIV infections and people living with HIV/AIDS

Still looking for more information? Check out the library's guide to health and medical information.

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