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Epidemiology Meeting between ACT UP and NIAID about First Natural History Study of Women with HIV, Tape 2 of 3

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Title

Epidemiology Meeting between ACT UP and NIAID about First Natural History Study of Women with HIV, Tape 2 of 3

Subject

AIDS (Disease); AIDS (Disease)--Political aspects--United States; ACT UP (Organization); New York (State)--New York; United States; AIDS (Disease)--History; AIDS (Disease)--Social aspects--United States; Clinical trials--Reporting; Clinical drug trials; Drugs--Testing; Clinical trials of drugs; Drug bioscreening ; Drug trials ; Drugs--Clinical trials; Drugs--Effectiveness--Testing; Drugs--Evaluation; AIDS (Disease) in women

Description

Meeting between NIAID employee Diane Hartnell and ACT UP, Women with HIV/AIDS, and AIDS activists in Bethesda, Maryland regarding research, including the ACTG, women's natural history, sexual health, pregnancy, and questionnaires.
Meeting between ACT UP and Women with HIV/AIDS and AIDS activists Seh Welch, Mary Lucy, Maxine Wolfe, and Marina Alvarez and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) employee Diane Hartnell in Bethesda, Maryland. Hartnell, who began at the NIAID as Sten Vermund's assistant, discusses research and resources (like the ODB database) for health information regarding HIV/AIDS infected women, in addition to other issues involving women's health. Welch, Lucy, Alvarez, and Wolfe raise concerns about the research questionnaires and practices, especially questions about pregnancy, the ACTG, women's natural history, sexual health, drug users, and the MACS study.

Date Created

Digitized on 2015-09-24 and 2015-10-22

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Citation

Donated by Maxine Wolfe on 1993-07-27, “Epidemiology Meeting between ACT UP and NIAID about First Natural History Study of Women with HIV, Tape 2 of 3,” Herstories: Audio/Visual Collections of the LHA, accessed January 15, 2019, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/document/SPW1591.