FIGHT THE FEVER KENYA
first chapter in East Africa established
On april 25th, World Malaria Day, the kick off event for the first Fight The Fever chapter in Kenya and simultanously the first Fight The Fever chapter in Africa, took place.
Artemisa afra cuttings were planted in a new nursery, a screening of “The Fever” and workshops on using Artemisia against malaria took place and the community celebrated.
A SEED IN TANZANIA
study, community work and partizipatory movie project
Together with east african scientists we are currently in the process of conducting a study on the efficacy of Artemisia Afra in Tanzania. Simultaniously there will be screenings of “The Fever” and workshops on the growth and use of Artemisia afra in multiple communities. A tanzanian film team will document the impact in a partizipatory documentary project called “SEED”.
A cinematic-scientific approach to malaria
The conference was a co-operation between Fight the Fever – Verein zur Unterstützung lokaler Strategien gegen Malaria and Österreichische Hochschüler_innenschaft der Universität Wien. It included a screening of “THE FEVER” and multiple panels on decolonizing Medicine and Film.