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About Us

What is Parasite Street Science?

#ParasiteStreetScience is a public engagement work aimed at bringing awareness on scientific research on sleeping sickness.

A collaboration between the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Parasitology, University of Glasgow School of Life Sciences, Surge, Kamuzu University of Health Sciences and Malawi VOICES.

This project is funded by the ScotPEN Wellcome Engagement Award (Wellcome Project Number 217078/Z/19/Z)

Street Theatre

An interactive street theatre performance at local football and netball matches and other places where people gather, for example marketplaces

Radio Programs

Radio interviews and question and answer session on the radio allowing direct communication between researchers, heath workers and local community members

Downloadable Resources

A website of free downloadable resources including information and signposting as well as recordings of radio broadcasts, films and photos of the performances that can be watched or listened to at local events collectively or individually.

Kamuzu University of Health Sciences
Malawi Ministry of Health
Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust
SURGE Scotland
University of Glasgow
Wellcome Centre for Integrative Parasitology