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Continuum of Action

Parish Best Practices
A beginning list of social justice programs and actions

HIV & AIDS Resources

IPJC's Justice Journal Issue on HIV/AIDS in Africa


Africa Actionlogo
This site provides an excellent diversity of resources for communities, schools and faith-based groups. It is a national organization working for political, economic and social justice throughout the African continent. Africa Action provides information, analysis, and policy advocacy to support the efforts of Africans themselves to promote human rights, democracy and development.

Aidsmap—Information on HIV and AIDS
The site includes searchable databases of HIV treatment and care, worldwide HIV organization listings, and one of the most comprehensive ranges of patient information available on the web. It also has a featured section on HIV/AIDS in the current news.

ActionAid International
Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, this organization helps organize international networks seeking education for all, trade justice and action against HIV/AIDS. Action Aid also does a great deal of work on general poverty issues.
The mission of AIDS.ORG is to help prevent HIV infections and to improve the lives of those affected by HIV and AIDS by providing education and facilitating the free and open exchange of knowledge at an easy-to-find centralized website.
Includes audio-visual resources including "5 heros of AIDS in Africa", video to watch online or for purchase.

Volunteer run site promotes African perspectives and alternative analyses for human rights and economic justice in Africa.

IRIN Plus News
PlusNews is an e-mail and Internet-based HIV/AIDS information service for sub-Saharan Africa run by the Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), a news service that forms part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Faith-Based Organizations

Catholic Relief Services
CRS provides humanitarian relief and development assistance in 99 countries worldwide. Their efforts include providing direct service to those with HIV/AIDS, teaching life skills to children, support policies and programs that will address the reduction of HIV/AIDS.

Africa Faith and Justice Network
This is a Catholic network of groups supporting grassroots organizing and advocacy regarding the U.S. policy toward Africa. The site offers an advocacy and education for transformation network that you can sign on to receive action alerts and updates.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops—Global Health
Statements, letters and other documents from bishops that focus on the HIV/AIDS crisis.


Coming to Say Goodbye
Stories of AIDS in Africa, speciffically families grappling with the ravages of AIDS in Kenya and Tanzania. 27 min, $29.95

I Am Because We Are
Madonna narrates a film exploring the lives of children orphaned by AIDS in Malawi, Africa. 94 min. 2008.

Print Materials

Seven Steps to Use Routine Information to Improve HIV/AIDS Programs
This document presents concrete steps and illustrative examples that can be used to facilitate the use of information as a part of the decision-making processes guiding program design, management, and service provision in the health sector.

World Health Organization: Global Update on HIV Treatment 2013
This publication reports on the progress being made in the global scale-up in the use of antiretroviral medicines in low- and middle-income countries, the challenges that are being overcome or that await solutions and the opportunities for building on the achievements of the past decade.

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