IRP’s new media fellows will focus on immunizations and child health in Mozambique, particularly in light of the upcoming decisions to be made by the global community on replenishing the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) as it begins a new cycle for 2016 to 2020.
The ten new media journalists selected for the Mozambique trip are:
• Sam Cowie, freelance
• Benjamin Duerr, freelance
• Marc Ellison, freelance
• Tara Haelle, freelance
• Sarah Jones, Al Jazeera America
• Heather Murphy, The New York Times
• Gillian Parker, freelance
• Jessica Prois, Huffington Post Impact and Huffington Post Good News
• Clare Richardson, freelance
• Chrysula Winegar, Global Moms Challenge and When You Wake up a Mother
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The Mozambique trip is IRP’s twenty-fifth reporting trip since 2000. Previous IRP trip participants have traveled to Ethiopia, Brazil (in 2001 and 2014), Tanzania, Kazakhstan, Zambia, Saudi Arabia, Kenya (in 2009 and 2012), Rwanda, Indonesia (in 2000 and 2011), Liberia, China, Peru, Turkey, Uganda, Korea, Nigeria, Egypt, India (in 2005 and 2013), Lebanon/Syria, and South Africa. In addition to the trips, the IRP continues to offer individual fellowships to U.S. and international reporters.
Support for IRP is provided by foundations, individuals and nongovernmental donors. The program is based in Washington at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).