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Give stigma the index finger

Khanyisile Mlotsa and Thabsile Nzima listen back to their practice interview during the oral testimony workshop in Swaziland - Siobhan Warrington | Panos London

The Stigma Index is a tool to measure stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV. Panos London is contributing expertise in oral testimony workshops to this project.

Relay: Communicating research


Academic research makes a crucial contribution to development but too often findings are kept within the research community. The media can play a part in communicating this knowledge.

Linking southern journalists

The focus of this project is to increase the availability of original, high-quality articles and broadcasts about life in developing countries written by local journalists.

Climate Change Media Partnership

The media has a key role to play in raising awareness about climate change at both global and local levels. The CCMP project is an exciting programme designed to ensure this will happen.

Beyond Consultation

A Beyond Consultation workshop - Andrew Testa | Panos London

The aim of Beyond Consultation is to involve young Africans in shaping Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS services in three London boroughs in order to help develop more effective services that respond to the needs of the community.

Previous Projects

Positive voices

Our project highlights the invisibility of women living with HIV and AIDS, in South Asia, who do not fall into any high-risk group, but who are equally vulnerable to the virus.

Reporting tax research in Kenya

Panos London and Panos Eastern Africa worked with two main partners to convene a workshop for researchers, CSOs and Kenyan media representatives at Lake Naivasha in Kenya on 15–17 November 2009. The first of these partners was CommGAP, a global programme at the World Bank which promotes the use of communication in governance reform programmes….

Reporting TB research in Zambia

RELAY worked with TARGETS Research Consortium on TB to improve research informed media coverage and debate on the issue. The project included: A literature review and media on reporting TB, Sorting fact from fiction: Improving media reporting on TB, September 2008. Alongside three print and three radio featuers no TB issues and research. A two-day…

Improving media coverage and debate on sexual and reproductive health research in Kenya

This 12-month Panos/Realising Rights project aims to spark evidence-informed stakeholder and public debate on SRH issues in Kenya by working with editors and journalists, health researchers, CSOs, policymakers and communities.  Activities included: SRH mapping: identifying gaps in media coverage and barriers to research communication and stakeholder engagement Multi-stakeholder forum: promoting opportunities for collaboration to promote…

Improving media coverage and debate on sexual and reproductive health research in Bangladesh

This pilot project consisted of action-research including a media scan to identify gaps in coverage of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues and research; multi-stakeholder engagement – with editors, journalists, researchers and policymakers; and advocacy for research communication around SRH. Activities included: Media scan and stakeholder interviews Multi-stakeholder forum Expert Board Policy brief on findings…

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