Your Voice, Your Story
Sometimes it is difficult to put feelings into words. They say a picture can tell a thousand words, so we are inviting you to express ‘Your Voice’ by creating a picture, painting, symbol or sending in a photo that represents what clinical trials mean to you. Bring out your “creative” voice by illustrating your experience with clinical trials!
We all have a story to tell. Perhaps you are a patient that has benefited from participating in a clinical trial or you are a recipient of an approved medication that is available because of a clinical trial. Perhaps you are a health care professional who supports patients on clinical trials or you are an industry professional who is witness to the impact that medical advances can bring to people’s lives. Perhaps clinical trials are a mystery or complicated to understand. Whatever the circumstances, we want to hear your voice and see your story.
We welcome entries from patients, family members including children, health care professionals and industry professionals. Stories are what connect us as humans and aside from this initiative being a fun opportunity to get creative, Your Story may help give someone else a Voice and inspire them to learn more or ask about how clinical trials might benefit them or someone they know.
How to Participate
Part 1 - Your Artwork
Send in your image along with a brief description of your entry. White Coats Foundation reserves the right to select entries to be posted on our social channels and shared on the White Coats Foundation website gallery -Your Voice,Your Story.
Please note if your submission is selected, only the image, your first name and state or territory will be shared in the channels described. The brief description is for internal review purposes only. Your submission will act as consent for White Coats Foundation to share your entry on our social channels, website and any relevant collateral.
Submission open between 6th April-3rd May.
Part 2 - The Webinar
The White Coats Foundation will select a shortlist of entries for further presentation at the White Coats Foundation “Your Voice, Your Story ” public webinar to be held on International Clinical Trials Day-20th of May. You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted to present as a webinar panellist. Individuals shortlisted to participate are not obligated to accept and will have the right to decline. This will not affect your entry’s display on our social channels or the online gallery.
Webinar details: Thursday 20th of May, 2021 – 10.30am
International Clinical Trials Day - May 20th
20 May is International Clinical Trials Day. International Clinical Trials Day commemorates James Lind’s experiment with citrus fruits as one of the first reported clinical trials in medicine. Lind was able to provide evidence of the link between fruit and preventing scurvy. International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world to raise awareness of the importance of clinical trials and research in healthcare.
We would like to express our sincere gratitude and thanks to our sponsor for supporting this initiative. Their contribution makes it possible for us to continue to raise awareness of clinical trials and their role in healthcare.