Spotlight On: Parasites

Join curator Sophie Goggins to explore the fight to eliminate five parasitic tropical diseases and the role of research taking place in Scotland to do this.

Starts: 20 February 2020 Ends: 20 February 2020


Malaria, Guinea Worm, Sleeping Sickness, Schistosomiasis and Leishmaniasis affect 1 in 18 people in the world. These five parasitic diseases are among a range which the World Health Organization is aiming to eliminate, some as soon as 2020.


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