Creative Advocacy. Ukerewe Island, Tanzania

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Description

Pat is the bioscience lead on a collaborative project with the NGO Standing Voice to engage the public in Tanzania with the science, particularly the genetics, of albinism.  The team includes creative artists with albinism from three countries in Africa and uses song, dance and drama to engage the public with the concept of inheritance.  The aim is to show that albinism is a genetic condition that occurs by chance; it is not a curse.  

Period21 Dec 2016

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleCreative Advocacy
    Media name/outletStanding Voice
    Media typeWeb
    CountryTanzania, United Republic of
    Date21/12/16
    DescriptionPat is the bioscience lead on a collaborative project with the NGO Standing Voice to engage the public in Tanzania with the science, particularly the genetics, of albinism. The team includes creative artists with albinism from three countries in Africa and uses song, dance and drama to engage the public with the concept of inheritance. The aim is to show that albinism is a genetic condition that occurs by chance; it is not a curse.
    URLhttps://medium.com/@StandingVoice/creative-advocacy-b67635268d4d
    PersonsPatricia Lund