Online Resources on HIV and AIDS | Western Cape Government

Online Resources on HIV and AIDS

(Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government)
Aids Foundation of South Africa The Aids Foundation of South Africa aims to mobilise and manage resources for HIV/AIDS work in the country. This website covers basic information as well as many other aspects of HIV/AIDS. The focus is on living with HIV/AIDS, specifically on nutrition, antiretrovirals, complementary health, immune restoration, opportunistic infections, STIs.
AidsLink International AIDSLINK International is an organisation which aims at raising funds to support individuals with HIV and AIDS and organisations which provide appropriate care for people with AIDS. It also aims at creating awareness of the prevention of HIV and AIDS.

What we do:

  • equip local people through training and education
  • making people aware of the need and how they can help
  • prevention
  • caring
  • helping children
  • reaching out


The Body This international site contains answers to hundreds of frequently questions on all aspects of psychosocial, medical and sexual matters relating to HIV/AIDS. Answers given by experts in the field. Interactive website where you can pose your own questions.
Centre for Aids Development, Research & Evaluation Cadre is committed to fast-tracking the appropriate and effective response to HIV/AIDS in South Africa through developing coherent strategic models for intervention.
Department of Health AIDS is one of the key issues highlighted on the Department of Health's website. Information includes SA statistics (the National HIV/AIDS Antenatal Survey: 2002) and the Operational Plan for Comprehensive HIV and AIDS Care, Management and Treatment for South Africa, November 2003.
Health Systems Trust A general health resource, this website also contains publications, news, statistics and programme information on HIV/AIDS related issues. Included is information on the Treatment Monitor project, which monitors access to HIV treatment and care. You can also subscribe to the HealthLink Bulletin, a weekly electronic publciation on health matters in Southern Africa.

Khomanani is the official government Aids Campaign. The Khomanani website contains detailed information on HIV/Aids including:

  • Basic Information
  • Legal Aspects of HIV/Aids
  • Red Ribbon Resource Centre (where you can view and order pamphlets and other materials)
  • Background on the Red Ribbon Campaign
  • Information on National Department of Health initiatives
  • Information on Khumanani
  • News articles on HIV/Aids
  • Media Releases
  • Links to other resources.


SA Medical Research Council

The MRC is a national body which conducts research aimed at improving the health of all South Africans. You can find the publication AIDS Bulletin on this site.

The MRC publishes information on health matters on the SAHealthInfo website.

Soul City Soul City uses the power of mass media to deal with health and development issues. The website contains information on the Soul City and Soul Buddyz series, as well as advocacy information and training materials.
Treatment Action Campaign An advocacy organisation fighting for affordable treatment for people with HIV.
UNAIDS The focus of the UNAIDS website is HIV/AIDS and global concerns. The site contains international statistics and regional and country data on HIV/AIDS.
The content on this page was last updated on 13 September 2017