International Epidemiologic Database to Evaluate AIDS Data Exchange Standard (IeDEA DES)

A common data model for sharing observational HIV data has been developed by the International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA). The IeDEA DES is used by the seven operational regions of IeDEA to exchange data with each other for collaborative research studies. The IeDEA DES is collaborative work with the international HICDEP standards for HIV observational databases. Anyone is welcome to download the IeDEA DES and use it to structure their data.

More information about this resource is available at IeDEA Data Exchange Standard

Main Areas of Focus

  • To effectively pool data as a cost-effective means of generating large data sets to address the high priority research questions and streamline HIV/AIDS research


  • Data exchange standard

Who Can Use This Resource

  • Available for public use

Assurance to Requestors

  • This repository contains data quality checking scripts in R that are designed to run on data in the IeDEA DES format.