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Institutional Review Boards

December 24, 2016

Competency of IRBs In a Time of Rapidly Expanding Medical Discoveries and Clinical Research. Institutional review boards (IRBs) were first implemented in the 1960s to review clinical research protocols. If approved, they would be funded by the US government. Clinical research was primarily conducted at academic institutions but the FDA also had an important role in …more»

World Health Organization Wrong Again. Ethics of Standard of Care.

July 18, 2013

Upon releasing its 2013 HIV treatment guidelines WHO treads on the ethics of defining its standard of care based on economic criteria. Below is a commentary by Brad Balukjian from LA Times following an interview with Dr. Ammann. July 6, 2013 LA Times The World Health Organization’s new recommendation that people with HIV begin treatment …more»

An Open Letter to the World Health Organization

November 18, 2012

To:   Dr Gottfried Hirnschall.  (hirnschallg@who.int) Director of the HIV/AIDS Department, World Health Organization From:   Arthur Ammann M.D. On behalf of those who supported us through the Treat-All website www.treatall.org TREAT ALL HIV INFECTED NOW On behalf of the TREATALL.ORG campaign and its supporters, we urgently petition the World Health Organization to update their HIV …more»