Clinical Trials Project Progress Report 5


This report is the fifth in a series of quarterly progress reports describing the Vera Institute of Justice's review of issues related to the enrollment of foster children in clinical trials of HIV and AIDS treatments during the late 1980s and 1990s. It covers the quarter running from July 1, 2006, to September 30, 2006. The current report describes:

1. Progress in implementing the research design,

2. Additions to the list of files that the Administration for Children's Services has asked Vera to review,

3. Institutional Review Board review of child and caregiver interviews,

4. Outreach,

5. Next steps, and

6. Updated analysis of Child Care Review Service administrative data that includes new cases.