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AIDS on the internet
  1. Robyn Webber, Web Editor

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    Entering the terms “HIV” or “AIDS” into most search engines may produce in excess of 500 000 000 sites. Potentially bewildering for both doctor and patient, fortunately some search engines now sort the sites into categories such as diagnosis, treatment, etc, and also specify which sites are more aimed at health professionals and which at patients. Both health professionals and patients worldwide may find the World Health Organisation’s web page on HIV infections (http://www.who.int/topics/hiv_infections/) of value. The web site is multilingual (click on the menu at the top of the page for translation into Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish), and provides a …

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