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: 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
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.