Introduction: art and science

In this exciting new section of bioafrica.net art we feature creative projects that celebrate, investigate and/or communicate biomedical science. Here, we share blogs, news articles, tweets, audio and audiovisual media to increase public awareness of innovative collaborations between art and science.

Art and Science: News coverage about our art and science work:

Photo: Photographic Workshop with Zwelethu Mthethwa

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley

Cartoon: HIV as a lion, CD4 as soldiers and ARVs make the soldiers stronger! (translated to Zulu)

Authors: Tulio de Oliveira

Poetry: Toward A SATuRN Hope

Authors: Joshua Machao

Music: Introduction: Jiving with Science

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Mduduzi Mahlinza, John Imrie

Music: Jiving with Science CD 1: Indaba kaMamBiyela - Africa Centre research and HIV/AIDS

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Mduduzi Mahlinza, John Imrie

Music: Jiving with Science CD 2 - Indaba kaTira - HIV testing, ARVs, positive living and HIV prevention

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Mduduzi Mahlinza, John Imrie

Music: Jiving with Science CD 3: Uhlelo lukaMroza - benefits of regular and repeated HIV testing, the management of HIV as a chronic disease

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Mduduzi Mahlinza, John Imrie

Cartoon: ARVs stop the production of virus and restore the immune system

Authors: Tulio de Oliveira and Richard Lessells

Video: Social Worker perspective: Adolescents on Antiretroviral (ARV) therapy

Authors: Pretty Nkosi, Nokuthula Skhosana, Lungani Ndwandwe and Tulio de Oliveira

All Art & Science ...

Newsletter, Jan-Mar 2017: 'Alarming' drug resistance levels, novel next generation sequencing method and the origin of HIV, SATuRN & CAPRISA workshop
From BIOAFRICA & SATuRN, date: 2017-03-31

SATuRN & CAPRISA 2017: HIV & TB Drug Resistance and Advanced Care Workshop
From SATuRN & CAPRISA, date: 2017-03-30

CD4+ Count Not Useful to Assess ART Response in HTLV-1/HIV Coinfection
From IDSE Infectious Diseases, date: 2017-03-21
15 minutes, All news...
Art and science links to:


Wellcome Trust Collection - Art of Global Health project


Pediatrician in Swaziland Blog and Website


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