CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise. Most of CDC’s HIV/AIDS prevention efforts are the responsibility of the Office of Infectious Diseases National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). Within this Center is the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP), charged with the mission of preventing HIV infection and reducing the incidence of HIV-related illness and death.
HIV.gov collaborates with departments and agencies across the Federal government to provide HIV/AIDS-related information to users. he U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States Government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. HHS is the managing sponsor of HIV.gov. HIV.gov convenes, facilitates, and receives critical senior level guidance from the Federal HIV/AIDS Web Council. The Council brings together web, content/program, and communications leads from Federal agencies that have HIV/AIDS portfolios.
Founded in 1986, the Western North Carolina AIDS Project (WNCAP) is an independent non-profit agency governed by a volunteer board of directors. WNCAP works to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by HIV and AIDS, while at the same time working to prevent further spread of the disease in our community. We do this by offering supportive services for those who are living with HIV or AIDS and forming partnerships with a wide range of community agencies to bring life-saving prevention information to all residents in 18 counties.
AIDSinfo offers access to the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for health care providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public. AIDSinfo is 100% federally funded and sponsored by the Office of AIDS Research (OAR) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)—both part of NIH, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).