News & Journals


At these websites you can find news stories about different aspects of HIV/AIDS. Many of the websites allow you to sign up for their “newsfeed” so that you get the latest news delivered to your email inbox. If you would like help with this, please Contact Us.

If you have questions about anything you read at these sites please Ask a Librarian.

AEGiS – News from around the world collected by the AIDS Education Global information – News about outreach and prevention worldwide collected by One World Africa.Aidsmap – News about medical and social aspects of HIV collected by community-based HIV information provider NAM. Can be sorted by many topics.

CDC HIV/STD/TB Prevention News Update – News about disease prevention (not HIV-specific) collected by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Prevention Information Network.HIV InSite NewsWatch – News collected by the University of California, San Francisco’s HIV/AIDS department.Kaiser Health News – News about U.S. health policy and healthcare delivery collected by the Kaiser Family Foundation.Medical News Today: HIV/AIDS – News about treatment collected by the commercial website Medical News Today.

MedScape HIV/AIDS News – News collected by the online health network WebMD.

NATAP – News about HIV and hepatitis treatment from the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project.

The New York Times health topic: AIDS – A collection of articles and multimedia published by the New York Times.

PlusNews – Global news collected by IRIN, the humanitarian news and analysis service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

POZ Latest news – General HIV news from POZ, an HIV community-based magazine and website.

POZ Treatment news – News about treatment from POZ, an HIV community-based magazine and website.

Alternative News Sources

These are sources of news, including news related to HIV/AIDS, that might not get covered in the mainstream media.

AlterNet – An online news and opinion source, and an activist-focused web community.

Democracy Now – A daily TV and radio news program that can be watched and listened to freely online.

Free Speech TV – A network of TV programs that can be watched freely online.

Independent Media Center – Articles and blogs about politics and activism in the U.S. and worldwide.

Media Mobilizing Project – Philadelphia-based source for alternative media and activist campaigns.

The Nation – News and opinions from the oldest news weekly in the U.S.

ZNet – An alternative media network, including news, online forums, information in many languages.

Philadelphia News

Local Philadelphia newspapers are included in this online collection, as they report local community news, state, national, and international issues of interest to AIDS Library users. The content of these papers is freely accessible online.

Philadelphia Daily News

Philadelphia Gay News

Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Tribune


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Resource Guide

Every year, we publish a Greater Philadelphia AIDS Resource Guide. The Resource Guide is full of useful organizations in the greater Philadelphia area.

Online Resource Guide

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