Project Report: Hip Hop Health: Research, Rhyme, and Rhythm for Healthy Communitiesby Mesh Editorial Team
The Hip Hop Health project facilitated the collaboration of young people with health researchers in South Africa to frame research questions, undertake investigations in their communities, and then write and perform hip hop music to share their findings
Community Health Decision-Making: The Power of Focus Groups in Rural Communitiesby Mesh Editorial Team
This study, which took place in the U.S, may be of interest to Mesh readers interested in the power of 'community voice' on decision-making in health policy and research.
Project Report: Sacred Water: A Community Arts and Engagement Project in Nepalby Mesh Editorial Team
Vietnamese artist Lena Bui discusses the participatory arts project 'Sacred Water' which took place in 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
This brief report provides you with an overview of PRIDE’s activities at the Durga Puja Festival in New Delhi, India, to raise awareness among young people about mental health.
Project Report: Village Drama against Malariaby phaikyeong, Lim Renly, Tom Peto, Rupam Tripura
Village Drama against Malaria used Cambodian drama, art, music workshops and village concerts to mobilise rural communities to eliminate malaria. This report reflects upon the operations, successes and challanges of the project,
Project Report: co-produced exhibition on migration, health and wellbeing in Southern Africaby Jo Vearey
Migration, health and wellbeing in Southern Africa: Co-produced exhibition captures experiences of LGBTIQ migrants and asylum seekers in Johannesburg and migrant men, women and transgender persons who sell sex in South Africa
Project Report: The Vaidya’s Oath: Public Engagement with Microbial Resistance through Dramaby Arundhati Raja
A case study of The Vaidya’s Oath project which engaged audiences and school children with antimicrobial resistance.
Case study of a project run by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine which enabled adolescents in Zimbabwe to capture their stories and the stories of others living with HIV.
Case studies and tools for evaluating community engagement activities that engage through the arts.
Guide: Recommendations for Community Engagement in HIV/AIDS Research Version 2.0by Mesh Editorial Team
These recommendations are intended as a tool to help research staff and community representatives expand and deepen existing partnerships, and forge new ones, with the ultimate goal of facilitating effective community engagement in all aspects of clinical trials research.