Ghana represents a developing African country faced by a multitude of challenges related to health and environment. With an emerging and strong scientific community, the need to engage the public and contribute towards opinions and attitudes has never been greater.
What is SHAPE?
GhScientific in collaboration with the Ghana Science Association and with support from the Wellcome Trust UK is seeking to show that good things happen when the scientific community engages with students and the general public. The Shaping Healthy Attitudes and Protecting the Environment (SHAPE) project will have scientists, postgraduates and undergraduates assist junior high school students from 8 select schools to design innovative solutions to health conditions with environmental triggers within their community. From sanitation to noise and air pollution; all areas will be considered
For more information watch the introductory video below