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Office of Special Health Issues (OSHI)
Mission Statement

The Office of Special Health Issues works with patients, patient advocates, and health professional organizations to encourage and support their active participation in the forming of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) regulatory policy. The staff is familiar with the concerns confronting patients and families dealing with a life-threatening illness.

We serve the public by answering their questions and concerns related to HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other Special Health Issues.

We also provide information about the FDA drug approval process and clinical trials.

Some of our responsibilities include:

For more information, contact the Office of Special Health Issues.

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