A Guide to HIV Vaccines and Development

The HVTN is committed to increasing the understanding for all HIV vaccine development as well as studies and ethics involving HIV trials. Here you will find information about the types of vaccines, how vaccines work and the strategies to develop preventive vaccines.

HIV Myths & Facts

We have identified a number of frequently asked questions about HIV testing and safety practices. Read more to gets the facts. 

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Glossary of Terms

Not sure you know the meaning of a scientific term? We have defined a number of widely used scientific terms.


Here you will find hundreds of acronyms used throughout the scientific and general communities.

HIV Awareness

A comprehensive list of national HIV/AIDS recognition and awareness days.

Resources & Links

A list of institutes and organizations involved in HIV/AIDS vaccine and prevention information.