World AIDS Day 2004
World AIDS Day began in 1988 to focus global attention on the HIV/AIDS epidemic across countries, organizations and governments. The theme of focuses on women, girls, and HIV and AIDS and seeks to explore how gender inequality fuels the AIDS epidemic.
The links on this page will connect you to the Foundation’s latest research, analysis, and innovative public health campaigns related to HIV/AIDS and to a range of other domestic and international World AIDS Day resources and activities:
- The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic: A Timeline of Key Milestones: This interactive web-based timeline is an ongoing reference tool for many of the political, scientific, cultural, and community events that have occurred over the history of the epidemic. The timeline is available to organizations to link to from your own website.
- Women and HIV/AIDS in the United States Fact Sheet: This fact sheet includes the latest data on the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on women in the United States.
- The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States Fact Sheet: This updated fact sheet presents an overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the U.S., including a snapshot of the epidemic, key trends and current cases, and the U.S. government response.
- Kaiser Health Poll Report: This month’s current feature looks at public opinion on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States.
- Kaisernetwork.org Webcasts and World AIDS Day Events: UNAIDS and others host an evening event of music and testimonial at New York City’s St. John’s Cathedral around the World AIDS Campaign theme of Women and AIDS, and an archived webcast of an in-studio interview with UNAIDS Executive Director Dr. Peter Piot.
- KaiserEDU.org Reference Libraries provide background information, resources, and links to the latest information on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic and HIV/AIDS in the U.S.
- Broadcast-quality animation of the HIV virus: The video, available in 10 and 30 second clips, illustrates in a straightforward, easy to understand way how HIV, the virus, infects a cell and how antiviral treatments combat the virus.
- Statehealthfacts.org – HIV/AIDS Data
- loveLife Resources on Preventing AIDS in South Africa
- Additional Kaiser Family Foundation HIV/AIDS Resources
The Kaiser Family Foundation serves as a resource for information about HIV/AIDS policy, public opinion and knowledge about the disease, and media-based partnerships. The Foundation’s work in HIV/AIDS is focused on informing the national policy discussion about the HIV/AIDS epidemic within the context of a changing treatment environment and health care delivery and financing system. Our work focuses on issues of health care coverage, financing, access to care, and prevention, particularly for those increasingly impacted by the epidemic, including women, people of color, and young people.
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