Presentations from 2017 treatment activism training

Wednesday 16 August 2017
Mapping where we are

Thursday 17 August 2017
Research, science, treatment literacy and statistics

Science and research Simon Collins
• Why we need evidence and not just expert opinion
• Understanding trial design and research

Medical research statistics training – Colette Smith
Study design in Medical Research: Why did we need a randomised trial to decide upon the best time to start ART?
Measuring risk: How large is the risk of deferring starting ART?
Significance testing: How do we know whether the results show real differences or not?

Film: Fire in the blood

Friday 18 August 2017
Advocacy and representation  – Silvia Petretti and Susan Cole

Poetry for advocacy – Godwyns Onwuchekwa

Saturday 19 August 2017
Community representation

Background reading

UK-CAB resources
START study report
A rough guide to spotting bad science

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Published: August 22, 2017
Last edited: September 14, 2017