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Aidsmap contains more original, daily news on developments in the world of HIV than any other HIV website. The site also includes searchable databases of HIV treatment and care, worldwide HIV organisation listings, and one of the most comprehensive ranges of patient information available on the web. Produced by NAM, an award-winning, UK community-based organisation.

African AIDS Helpline confidential advice provided in the UK by the Black Health Agency. Tel: 0800 0967 500. Available in English, French, Shona, Luganda, Swahili and Portuguese

Central Africa's Rights & AIDS (CARA) Society provides free counselling, legal advice, advocacy and referrals on HIVAIDS, cancer, diabetes, stroke, debt, immigration, welfare, housing, job search, translation, overseas aid, water and sanitation.

DG Murray Trust a South African foundation built on endowments from Douglas George Murray and his wife, Eleanor. It currently distributes about R100 million per year.

EDGE of AFRICA an award-winning volunteer project co-ordinator for gap year placements, work experience, and volunteer internships in Africa

Golden Tapestry A children's tapestry of hope that links primary and special needs schools across the Commonwealth to help foster understanding and friendship amongst people in different parts of the world. 

Ithemba Lobomi A non-profit organisation based in Thembalethu, George, South Africa, providing health and social care to those in need. Ithemba Lobomi provides direct services and support to HIV, TB, chronically ill patients, children, youth, orphans and vulnerable children and their families, striving to put the patient first and bring dignity to delivery of health and social services

Mildmay international International HIV and AIDS charity specialising in care, training and service development.

Soul Beat Africa Web-based information-sharing initiative about using communication for development and social change across Africa. Includes summaries of programme experiences, materials, evaluations, research, events and training opportunities, awards/funding, links and e- newsletters, submitted from organisations and individuals across the continent and the world. Its free fortnightly e-newsletter, The Soul Beat, highlights information summarised on the website.

Terrence Higgins Trust Leading HIV and AIDS charity in the UK, and the largest in Europe.

Wola Nani A caring response to HIV & AIDS in South Africa focusing on the needs of HIV-positive women and their children. Wola Nani's services aim to ease the burden of HIV by enabling people living with the virus to respond positively and attain the skills to develop their own coping strategies.

World Medical Fund Working with local communities to develop cost-effective, on the ground solutions to the problems faced by the world's most vulnerable children and make a difference in Africa