Effects of the Informed Health Choices primary school intervention on the ability of children in Uganda to assess the reliability of claims about treatment effects: a cluster-randomised controlled trial

@article{Nsangi2017EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the Informed Health Choices primary school intervention on the ability of children in Uganda to assess the reliability of claims about treatment effects: a cluster-randomised controlled trial},
  author={Allen Nsangi and Daniel Semakula and Andrew David Oxman and Astrid Austvoll-Dahlgren and Nelson Kaulukusi Sewankambo},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2017},
  volume={390},
  pages={374-388}
}
BACKGROUND Claims about what improves or harms our health are ubiquitous. People need to be able to assess the reliability of these claims. We aimed to evaluate an intervention designed to teach primary school children to assess claims about the effects of treatments (ie, any action intended to maintain or improve health). METHODS In this cluster-randomised controlled trial, we included primary schools in the central region of Uganda that taught year-5 children (aged 10-12 years). We excluded… CONTINUE READING
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