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UKTMN Members' Webinar - the INCLUDE ethnicity framework
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UKTMN Members' Webinar - the INCLUDE ethnicity framework

The INCLUDE Ethnicity Framework: ensuring your trial is designed for all who could benefit

When: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
2:00 PM
Where: Webinar
United Kingdom
Presenter: Shaun Treweek, University of Aberdeen
Contact: UKTMN

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Involvement of people from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities in randomised trials is often poor.  COVID-19 has highlighted just how important it is that trials involve those who are affected and have most to gain from research.  Work in June 2020 found that of 1518 COVID-19 studies registered on, only six were collecting data on ethnicity.  Considering ethnicity is not routine in trials.

The webinar will discuss a collaborative project led by Trial Forge to develop a tool (called the INCLUDE Ethnicity Framework) that trial designers can use to make sure they think about factors that affect black, Asian and minority ethnic involvement in their trial.  It is designed for all trials, not just COVID ones, and considers things like the disease itself, culture, the intervention being tested and trial information and procedures.  We will talk about how the tool was developed, how to use it and what sort of information it provides when applied to some real trials.

The work is linked to the wider NIHR INCLUDE initiative; read more at


Please note, you need to register for this event in order to receive an email invitation to join the session. Places are limited, and therefore offered on a first-come first-served basis. 

This webinar will be held using Microsoft Teams. 

You will need access to web and sound facilities in order to view this webinar. 

A recording of the webinar will be made available after the event. All our members will be notified by email as soon as this is available. 

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