Summary: H.R.2394 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/10/1993)

Women and AIDS Research Initiative Amendments of 1993 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish a program to conduct or support biomedical and behavioral research on cases of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in women. Regulates HIV clinical trials with women subjects. Mandates the conduct or support of: (1) clinical trials regarding the effectiveness of standard gynecological treatments in treating conditions arising from HIV infection; (2) clinical trials regarding whether the treatment protocols approved for men with HIV infection are effective for women with HIV infection; (3) research on barrier methods for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases that women can use without their sexual partner's cooperation or knowledge; and (4) epidemiological research to determine HIV risk factors particular to women. Mandates support services for women in the clinical trials. Regulates the Women's Interagency HIV Study. Authorizes appropriations.