UK Community Advisory Board (UK-CAB)

Presentations from 2016 Treatment activism training

Friday 12 February 2016

Virology and immunology, Trials and research

Introduction to trials and research – Robert James
Introduction to virology and immunology – Dr Laura Waters presented by Dr Ian Reeves

  • Being an HIV doctor and working in the NHS
  • How advocates and doctors can work together

Saturday 13 February 2016

Introduction to statistics : Dr Colette Smith

Measuring Risk

  • Why did we need a randomised trial to decide upon the best time to start ART? (Covering study design including randomised controlled trials and observational cohort studies)
  • What is the risk of deferring starting ART  (incidence, prevalence, rates, relative risk, absolute risk differences

Practical exercise

Meetings, public speaking

Dealing with people in authority – Elisabeth Crafer
Running an effective meeting – Elisabeth Crafer
Meetings – do and don’t – Elisabeth Crafer
Top ten tips for effective public speaking– Silvia Petretti
Poetry for activism (compiled poems to follow) – Godwyns Onwuchekwa


Sunday 14 February 2016

Effective representation

Community representation in research governance – Matthew Williams, presented by Garry Brough
Community representation – BHIVA committees, HIV Clinical Reference Group – Garry Brough


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