Spotlight On: Parasites
20 Feb 2020
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.
Auditorium, Level 1, entry via Chambers Street
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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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