Project Report: Gown and Town: Increasing retention of high school students to improve adolescent health in Nigeriaby Adesola Olumide, Mesh Editorial Team
In this project, from the Institute of Child Health, University of Ibadan and funded by the DELTAS CPE Seed Fund, viewpoints were shared by adolescents and teachers through a photo exhibition to understand reasons behind high school dropout rates. A stakeholder forum was held to give students an opportunity to voice their experiences and to catalyse better support for high school enrolment and retention, enabling adolescents to make better decisions to improve their health.
This paper describes an International Public Health Film Competition held in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic and shares learning from the process for future film festivals
Report on the Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence's (SANTHE) COVID-19: where art and science meet project. The project ran in 2020 and brought scientists and young African creatives together to explore the COVID-19 infodemic
An art exhibition "What's in your medicines?", originally called ‘PHARMACIDE ARTS – Fake medicine : the disease of greed’, displays the original artwork of 12 South East Asian artists. It was created by the United States Pharmacopeia (funded by USAID), the French Government and other partners in 2011, and returned to South East Asia in 2019/20
Project Report: More Deadly than War: Spanish Flu and the Threat of Pandemic, an exhibition at Torquay Museum, UKby Mesh Editorial Team
Samala Moyo is an interactive exhibition with an outreach component designed to open the Malawi–Liverpool– Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme (MLW) to the local community and creatively explore crucial topics in medical research. The project was developed from a small International Engagement Award-funded pilot project and subsequently received £188,000.
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