This article describes the Pint of Science format and the first event held in Lao PDR in May 2022
Project Report: COVID-19: Where Art and Science Meetby Kim Waddilove, Victoria Kasprowicz
Report on the Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence's (SANTHE) COVID-19: where art and science meet project. The project, supported by the DELTAS Africa CPE Seed Fund in 2020, brought scientists and young African creatives together to explore the COVID-19 infodemic
Project Report: The Sickle Cell Heroes Comic Book: the patient’s perspective in Kenyaby Sophie Uyoga, Mesh Editorial Team
Patients with sickle cell disease and their families often face challenges due to a lack of understanding and stigma related to the disease in their communities. In this project, funded by the DELTAS Africa CPE Seed Fund, a comic book of stories inspired by the experiences of children with SCD was made to raise awareness of SCD and the importance of research.
Project Report: The Silent Plague: raising awareness of antibiotic-induced hearing loss in Nigeriaby Adebolajo Adeyemo, Mesh Editorial Team
In this article, Dr Adebolajo Adeyemo describes his community and public engagement project, supported by the DELTAS Africa CPE Seed Fund, in which he aimed to raise awareness of aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss through the creation of a Nollywood movie, in Nigeria.
Guide: The COVID-19 Communication and Community Engagement HUBby The Communication Initiative Network, Mesh Editorial Team
Comminit.com aims to convene the communication and media development, social and behavioural change community for more effective local, national, and international development action. They have a dedicated COVID-19 hub with shared materials and knowledge
Guide: Working with journalists and the mediaby Cynthia Nyanduko Mauncho, Lindiwe Mafuleka
This article shares documents on working with journalists and the media from the perspective of a research programme, including through Media Advisory Groups and a Journalists in Residence program
Event: Showcase 2019 - International Society of Neglected Tropical Diseases Festivalby Mesh Editorial Team
Project Report: TrypanoGENby Mesh Editorial Team
Project Report: The Lucky Specialsby Mesh Editorial Team
Mwangi Chege, participant of the 2017 Wellcome Trust workshop "It’s Complicated: navigating scientific complexity in public and community engagement" reflects on learning from the workshop. In particular, the Kenyan premiere of The Lucky Specials, a feature film designed as both entertainment and engagement with audiences about Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis and the importance of drug adherence.
Information about Citizen Science Reporters (CSR), a group in Southeast Asia that runs workshops to teach community members how to film and edit video documentaries using a smart phone. The videos are then used to explore health issues faced by the community.