Request for questions for Bednets: Their role in World Peace

Yes well the title is a tad ambitious but…

Bed net research in action. Photo Dr J Morgan

We know that there are quite a few people who disagree with the idea of encouraging the use of Bednets for prevention of insect transmitted disease. Is encouraging donations for bed nets just a way of salving peoples’ conscience about helping the “poor in Africa”? Or it about working alongside communities to help them determine their health and wellbeing? We will be having a discussion about these questions during the afternoon of our Bed-In @ Bluecoat Liverpool.

We welcome comments and questions for our discussion; responses will be posted on these pages.

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About Sandflyman

I am a lecturer and research scientist in the Faculty of Health and Medicine at Lancaster University. I have spent my career studying relationships between humans, insects, microbes and parasites. I am increasingly interested in the relationship between art and science and use my background in science research to develop collaborative arts projects. View all posts by Sandflyman

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