Apply: Global Health Reporting Initiative

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The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking journalists in low- and middle-income countries in Africa to participate in its Global Health Reporting Initiative (GHRI).

Beginning in October 2022, successful journalists will participate in an online, English-language course that will provide access to sources who are public health and science-related experts on vaccines, public health, trade, social and behavioral communications, and global health policy.

At the end of the course, in February 2023, the IWMF will award competitive reporting grants to support the production of in-depth, fact-based, high-quality reporting on vaccines, especially regarding issues of vaccine acceptance and demand. Journalists who are awarded a reporting grant will be mentored by a senior public health or science reporter.

The IWMF works to unleash the power of women journalists to transform the global news media in reporting in underserved regions, generate must-read stories, align with top outlets, and bring critical issues affecting women and others to light.

Closing date: 15 September 2022


1. Applicants must reside and work in a low- or middle-income country in Africa (as categorized by the World Bank).

2. Applicants must be full-time, professional working journalists with at least two years of journalism experience.

3. Journalists of all backgrounds and experience levels are encouraged to apply; early and mid-career journalists will be given priority.

4. Journalists must be fluent in English to fully participate in and benefit from the Initiative.

5. Journalists who are selected will be expected to complete approximately 30 hours of online, synchronous learning; a calendar will be provided in advance.

NOTE: The GHRI is open to women, men, and non-binary journalists

For more information on how to apply click here

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