Clinical trials: a community guide to HIV research

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26 Jun 2014

This booklet is one chapter from the i-Base advocacy manual which is available here.

The format is very simple.  It is written by and for people who do not have a formal scientific background or medical training.
Even if you are not very academic, and this training is difficult, you can still be a very effective advocate and activist. This training will help you understand the background to treatment issues.

The training material has been written in a way that makes it easier for you to then explain the information again to other people who do not have a medical background.

As community advocates and trainers, it is important to understand and explain things that people may not have a great interested in at first, and explain them in a way that makes the new information relevant to them getting better care.
Most people don’t want to know about science - they just want to get on with their lives.