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Menstrual realities in Rural Tanzania

MHM
Seminar
Welcome to the film screening of the film "Breaking the Silence". A film about Sustainable Menstrual Health Management in Tanzania by researcher Sara Gabrielsson and Ann Åkerman. The film screening will be followed by a Q&A session with special guest Marjorie Sable, Professor Emeritus in public health at University of Missouri, USA.

The film is based on a study on Sustainable Menstrual Health Management in Tanzania by Sara Gabrielsson, as part of the  SIDA-funded capacity-building programme Sustainable Sanitation in Theory and Action (SUSTAIN), in collaboration with the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Read more about the study:

Article: Menstrual cups could help girls attend school in Tanzania
Opionion piece about menstruation in Dagens Arena. 

Sara Gabrielsson is a researcher in Sustainability Science with focus on water and sanitation in Africa.

 

Marjorie Sable, Professor Emeritus in public health at University of Misssouri, USA is visiting Sweden in conjunction with her husband Professor George P. Smith receiving the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Marjorie Sable is involved with public health work in Rwanda and Tanzania with the NGO Humanity for Children and is interested in research on Menstrual Health Management. 

 

The event is organised by Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies, LUCSUS.
The fieldwork was generously supported by Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography, SSAG

 

The event will include mingle with drinks and snacks.

Everybody interested in sustainability and health is welcome. No registration needed.

Time: 
14 December 2018 15:00 to 16:30
Location: 
Wrangel, Room 117, Biskopsgatan 5, Lund
Contact: 
cecilia.von_arnold [at] rektor.lu.se

About the event

Time: 
14 December 2018 15:00 to 16:30
Location: 
Wrangel, Room 117, Biskopsgatan 5, Lund
Contact: 
cecilia.von_arnold [at] rektor.lu.se

LUCSUS
P.O. Box 170, SE-222 70 Lund, Sweden
Phone: +46(0)46- 222 80 81
info [at] lucsus [dot] lu [dot] se