GAIA brings Educational Textile Design to the field of Public Health

Our patterns are currently being field tested in Sierra Leone and Mali. With your help we can print more fabric to be worn by community health workers in West Africa. By placing health education on fabric, we can ensure that crucial information reaches rural areas and the concepts of avoiding bodily fluids are understood visually in many different communities. 

Droplets represent bodily fluids that can contaminate others if not wearing protective gear.

Droplets represent bodily fluids that can contaminate others if not wearing protective gear.

Symptoms of Ebola virus include rash, fever, vomiting and diarrhea. Anyone presenting these symptoms should only be treated by someone wearing protective gear. Only full protective gear can prevent the spread of Ebola virus. Health workers save and protect.

Symptoms of Ebola virus include rash, fever, vomiting and diarrhea. Anyone presenting these symptoms should only be treated by someone wearing protective gear. Only full protective gear can prevent the spread of Ebola virus. Health workers save and protect.