HIV Vaccine Resources

Online Vaccine Trials Course:

Clinical Vaccine Trials: Planning and Implementation, Johns Hopkins University
This web-based course was developed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The course provides the background and tools for conducting a Phase I or Phase II vaccine trial. Learn more.


Hard copies of these publications can be ordered. See the website links for more information.
Ethical considerations in biomedical HIV prevention trials

Community Involvement in HIV Vaccine Research: Making it Work
International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (2006)
2006 AVAC Report

2006 AVAC Report AIDS Vaccines: The Next Frontiers
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (2006)
AIDS Vaccine Handbook, 2nd edition

AIDS Vaccine Handbook 2nd Edition: Global Perspectives
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (2005)
Understanding Vaccines - click for more information

Understanding Vaccines
NIH/NIAID (2003)
HIV Vaccine Glossary

The Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms, 5th Edition
HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (2005)

For a hard copy, call AIDSinfo

Developing Vaccines to Prevent HIV and AIDS - click for more information

Developing Vaccines to Prevent HIV and AIDS
An Introduction for Community Groups

International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (2000)

Also in French and Spanish.

Web Links:
Agence Nationale de Recherches Sur la Sida (en français)
THE ANRS, funded by the French government, is one of the principal international actors in the search for a preventive HIV vaccine.

AIDSinfo is a service of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition
Supports AIDS research, AIDS prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy.

Capitol Area Vaccine Effort
Washington, D.C. volunteers organized around trial participation.

Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
The US government's disease control and prevention agency.

Global Alliance to Immunize Against AIDS (GAIA)
GAIA is a non-profit foundation for a global AIDS vaccine.

Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise
An alliance of independent organizations dedicated to accelerating the development of a preventive HIV vaccine.

HIV and
A resource for HIV vaccine news articles.

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)
IAVI is a global nonprofit organization working to speed the search for vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS.

International Council of AIDS Service Organizations
ICASO promotes and supports the work of community AIDS organizations around the world.

Kaiser Network
Kaiser Network provides timely and non-partisan information on national health issues to policymakers, the media, and the general public.

National AIDS Trust
NAT, a U.K. based organization, aims to promote a wider understanding of HIV and AIDS.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
NIAID is the primary agency of the US government devoted to research on HIV/AIDS.

South African AIDS Vaccine Initiative (SAAVI)
SAAVI was established to coordinate the research, development and testing of HIV/AIDS vaccine in South Africa.

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.

University of California at San Francisco
UCSF's HIVinsite web page contains extensive information (información en español también).

Vaccine Research Center (VRC)
The Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center at National Institutes of Health.

WHO-UNAIDS HIV Vaccine Initiative
A joint activity of the World Health Organization and the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.