Medsin Edinburgh and RESULTS UK: Screening of global health documentary "They Go To Die"

  • When:  Thursday 7 March 2013
  • Time:  6.45 - 9 pm
  • Location:  Cameo Cinema, 38 Home Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9LZ

Medsin Edinburgh and RESULTS UK are proud to present a screening and Q&A with the director of a new hard hitting global health documentary:
 ‘They Go To Die
 
The film follows the lives of four former migrant goldmine workers in South Africa and Swaziland who have contracted drug resistant Tuberculosis and HIV while working at a gold mine. When the miners fail to improve their TB status at the mine hospital they are sent home to rural areas of Southern Africa with no continuation of care or means for treatment. The men are ‘sent home to die’.

The film raises concerns of disease and human rights violations uniquely through the context of life, love and family; unlike traditional health films, it focuses on relationships and bonding, not death and disease. It is a film of uniting across cultures and paints a picture of common humanity.

Please click the link above for more information on this hard-hitting global health event.

  We hope you will be able to join us and if you should have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on globalhealth@ed.ac.uk.

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