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  1. To outline the key stakeholders in NPT research
  2. To explore how ‘community’ is defined and the role of community in NPT research
  3. To identify key international and national organizations working on NPTs

Key points

  • Conducting research to address crucial health issues ethically requires the cooperation of all stakeholders:
    • Researchers and sponsors
    • National leaders and governments
    • International donors
    • Local communities and activists
  • Researchers are using a lot of creative strategies to try to achieve meaningful community involvement.
  • Note: facilitator should replace slides 32 and 33 with relevant national organizations.