Six international journalists have been awarded year-long International Reporting Project (IRP) Fellowships to report on topics of global health.
We are pleased to announce IRP’s six new media fellows for 2013. These journalists and new media experts will use innovative tools to report on pressing issues of health, development, and innovation in the developing world over the course of the year.
Bidisha, a journalist and presenter from the United Kingdom, will report on health issues that include vaccines and immunizations, sexual violence, family planning and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and others.
Imani M. Cheers, a multimedia reporter for PBS NewsHour in the United States, will report on mobile health and health education projects in southern Africa.
Jennifer Ehidiamen, a Nigerian reporter and journalism trainer for the Global Press Institute, will report on HIV/AIDS and maternal and child health in Nigeria.
Sokari Ekine, a citizen of both the United Kingdom and Nigeria, will report on access to rural health care in Haiti.
Jina Moore, a freelance reporter from the United States, will report on maternal health and on the intersection of design and global health initiatives in central Africa.
Anindita Sengupta, the founder of the Indian website UltraViolet, will report on maternal and child health in India.
Since 1998, nearly 200 journalists have been awarded IRP Fellowships and have reported from more than 100 different countries. Fellows’ prizewinning stories have appeared in scores of newspapers, magazines, on television, radio and online in various media organizations with which the IRP collaborates.
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