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close this bookA Media Handbook for HIV Vaccine Trials for Africa (UNAIDS, 2001, 45 p.)
close this folderSection 5 - Identifying your public and partners
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentThe media, editorialists and opinion-shapers
View the documentThe scientific community
View the documentHIV/AIDS organizations
View the documentWomen's groups
View the documentStudent groups
View the documentHuman rights organizations
View the documentVaccine trial workers (primary and secondary)
View the documentReligious organizations
View the documentTraditional authorities
View the documentCommunity-based organizations (CBOs)
View the documentPolicy makers

Community-based organizations (CBOs)

Community-based organizations are essential in preparing the ground for vaccine trials due to their strong grass-roots appeal. Attempts should be made to explain the vaccine development, the trial process and the potential of the vaccine to key leaders of CBOs in a manner that inspires their collaboration.