Professor Tim Allen presents dinner and lunchtime lectures
In association with UCT’s Poverty and Inequality Initiative, Professor Tim Allen, the director of the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa and head of the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science, will be presenting an evening lecture on Tuesday, 5 July and a lunchtime seminar on Wednesday, 6 July.
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Mass Treatment for African Parasites in a Biosocial Perspective
Recent debates about deworming school-aged children in East Africa have been described as “The Worm Wars” and deworming has become one of the top priorities in the fight against infectious diseases. Leading economists and epidemiologists have vigorously promoted the idea, but biosocial research in Uganda and Tanzania suggest that things are not as straightforward as has been claimed.
Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 18:15–19:45
(light dinner served from 17:45)
Lecture Theatre 1A
Neville Alexander Building
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