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Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

Table of Contents New Ideas, New Drugs FDA Regulation and Clinical Trials Clinical Trial Safety Promoting Diversity in Clinical Trials Conducting Clinical Trials (Phases 1-4) Final Thoughts Almost 20 years have passed since Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT, ZDV) was approved as the first treatment for HIV. During that time, researchers have developed close to 30 HIV drugs, an amazing accomplishment. The drug approval process starts with...
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Mississippi state regulations on HIV employees

What is the state of Mississippi's regulation on employing HIV positive individuals in senior housing communities?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Good news: you don't need to know the State of Mississippi's regulations on employing HIV positive individuals in senior housing communities because federal anti-discrimination law supercedes local law in this area, and I'd bet that... Read more »

hiring and hiv

1. can employers test for hiv before hiring during a physical when drawing blood for drugs and alcohol?2. during a physical theres usually a survey given. do I have to list my hiv meds if asked "do you take any medications?"or "have...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I love a well-organized question. Here we go: 1. Obviously, if a clinic doing pre-employment physicals for an employer draws blood, they can test for pretty much everything. But employers have to pay for every test the clinic runs. Why pay for a... Read more »

Small business owner wants to hire HIV+ employee, can I obtain insurance for him?

I am a small business owner and currently have myself and one other employee. I want to hire my partner on full time who is HIV+. He is currently employed and has had health coverage for the last 2-3 years. If he comes to work for me we need to...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
Under federal law, group health insurance is available to all employer groups of two or more full-time employees (including the owner if full-time also), and no one can be refused coverage because of their medical condition. Contact a local... Read more »

Hiring or employment of hep b positive persons

Good day Dr.I was just diagnosed to be hep b positive and I am worried that no one would employ or hire me to work. Is there any laws or regulations that forbid these companies from hiring persons who unknowingly contracted the virus?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Most jobs do not require testing for hepatitis B. Furthermore, you have been told you are "positive". Your doctor should tell you whether that means you are positive for past exposure (with clearance) or if you are positive - as in... Read more »
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in feb of 92 i was hired by a major airline...

Posted by Anonymous
In Feb of 92 I was hired by a major airline with them having full
knowledge of my HIV status. In feb of 95 I had to leave work on
MLA due to complications of AIDS related KS. In January of this
Year my Doctor said I could return to work on a limited... Read more »

the body should hire

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I think the body should hire someone, maybe a mental health counselor or a transmission expert to regularly read these boards and perhaps reply to them. Many people post to the experts but the experts cannot answer everything. I don't think it would... Read more »

HIV-treatment study

Posted by Anonymous
I'm a cultural/medical anthropologist at NYU hired by an anthropological consulting firm to look into the decision-making processes around HIV treatment and to better understand how HIV therapies intersect with patients' daily life. I need to... Read more »

Black Brothers Esteem Program Manager SFAF

Posted by Anonymous
San Francisco AIDS Foundation is looking to hire a manager for its Black Brothers Esteem Program

This person will manage health promotion and wellness program targeted towards gay and bisexual African American men. REQ: Bachelor's degree and 5... Read more »