The International Society of Neglected Tropical Diseases are holding a showcase of work at their annual festival, taking place in March 2019.
The showcase is currently open for submissions and looking for material from the creative industries, science and communication on the themes of neglected tropical diseases, diseases of poverty, behaviour change and advocacy. There will be awards for the best work within: film, photography, journalism and gaming. These awards will be presented at the festival.
Examples of submissions from previous years are:
Video: Living with the Fly - River Blindness in Ghana. Natural Resources Instituite & Canadian International Development Research Centre IDRC
Video: Kofi's Story - Helping people with leprosy reunite with their families. Uniting to Combat NTDs
Video: Ebola response with local engagement. Institute of Development Studies.
Image: Leprosy in the Phillipines by Alex Kumar
Image: Eye of a Killer by Dr Diaz Albeter
Huffington Post: Project Zero
Project Zero is an ongoing series to raise awareness around neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them. At least 18 of these diseases affect more than 1 billion people worldwide — but they’re not on the public’s radar. Read more here.
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