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The Well Project

Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

...include the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Data Safety and Management Board (DSMB). The IRB reviews the study plan and the informed consent paperwork before the study can begin enrolling volunteers at a particular hospital, clinic, or doctor's office. The IRB checks that the informed consent paperwork is easy to understand and that it is available in different languages if the trial will enroll many non-English speakers. The IRB...
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Volunteering at a HIV Clinic

Hii Dr BobHow was your trip to NYC, and your general health? I understand that you have tons of queries in your mailbox so perhaps you might have overlooked my query. So I thought of sending it again in the hope that you will address my query,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Student Volunteer,Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. You are correct: HIV is not transmitted via handshakes. Likewise it is not Read more »

HIV "cure" volunteers required

Lalezari, medical director at Quest Clinical Research and assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of California-San Francisco, and his team are exploring a less invasive approach. Rather than undergo a costly and painful bone...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...a lot of stimulus in recent months, particularly after the release of additional information from the "Berlin patient" whose HIV seems to be "cured" following bone marrow transplantation.The Quest research hopes to extend these prior... Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to avoid all the germs, HIV and other kinds, that might be there. There are two types of gloves you can use. Use disposable, hospital-type latex or vinyl gloves to take care of the person with AIDS if there is any blood you might touch. Use these... Read more »

Exposure to HEPC/HIV Please help a healthcare volunteer .. 5th time trying! Have stopped volunteering and feel miserable abt it!!!!

I work as a volunteer at the VA( first time dealing with blood). Today after I centrifuged some blood from an old black male(HepC positive/unknown HIV) I was putting the plasma into cryovials. I splashed a drop on my face.I know I did because I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...possible occupational exposure is the most that would be recommended.I see no reason for concern or for you not to continue to volunteer your services. I would suggest you peruse the information in the archives and its related links that is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Second Annual AIDS Vaccine Day Honors Volunteers Nationwide

...attend a volunteer recognition reception at a local restaurant for those in the vaccine study at the District of Columbia General Hospital. Earlier that day, a volunteer will be vaccinated as part of a brief ceremony at the hospital. In an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Study Calls for Volunteers With Dark Hair

...Van Ness Avenue offices. The study, which researchers hope to launch in the next couple of months, also involves one 24-hour hospital stay to measure blood levels. For more information, visit www.helpfighthiv.org . Back to other news for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hadassah-Israel Seeks Volunteers to Offer Support to HIV-Positive Women in Israel

...Israel, the Jerusalem Post reports. The Hadassah-Israel effort -- announced on Sunday in Jerusalem at Hadassah University Hospital -- will connect volunteers with HIV-positive women who are "married, single, childless, with healthy children... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canada: Ontario Hospital Association Sending Health Care Workers to Lesotho to Help Begin Lesotho's HIV/AIDS Treatment Program

...The Ontario Hospital Association plans to send Canadian health care workers to the small African country of Lesotho over the next few months to "kick Read more »
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HIV Volunteers

Posted by 4901br, 1 Reply
...I'm currently recruiting individuals for a study involving people with HIV to find out about their attitudes toward work. If you are HIV positive and have stopped working at any time since being diagnosed, Read more »

HIV Positive Volunteers with Lipodystrophy Needed

Posted by Anonymous
...provided. For more information call Dr. Polyxeni Koutkia at (617)-726-8277, Program in Nutritional Metabolism, Massachusetts General Hospital. IRB Protocol: 2002P-001170 Read more »

HIV Positive Volunteers with Lipodystrophy Needed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...For more information call Dr. Polyxeni Koutkia at (617)-726-8277, Program in Nutritional Metabolism, Massachusetts General Hospital. IRB Protocol: 2002P-001170 Read more »

NEW HIV DRAMA DOCUMETARY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...film made for the last two years - Having failed to get major funding, we have decided to shoot it anyway. We are looking for volunteers who would like to get involved on the production in any way they feel they could contribute. We need... Read more »