Monthly newsletter available on health care issues

Journalists interested in reporting on health issues such as yellow fever, malaria and reproductive health can check out a free monthly newsletter from the Uganda Health Alliance.

Melina Koutsis | February 22, 2011

Finding statistics for your health stories

Global Health Facts, a project funded by the Kaiser Family Foundation, provides a user-friendly interface to review data on HIV/AIDs, malaria, health workforces and other health topics by country.

Melina Koutsis | February 08, 2011

Manual for reporters covering HIV/AIDS online

An online training manual, published by the Inter Press Service, is designed to be used as part of a week-long training on gender and HIV training.

IJNet | January 26, 2011

A new resource for journalists in Uganda

Christopher Conte, Knight International Journalism Fellow and Vincent Akumu of the Uganda Health Communication Alliance have created a booklet to help journalists report on health issues in Uganda.

Melina Koutsis | January 24, 2011

Trainer's manual helps radio journalists report on HIV

Internews has developed a trainer's manual to help radio journalists report on HIV/AIDS.

Melina Koutsis | January 11, 2011

Partnership aims to promote coverage of water and sanitation issues in West Africa

A new partnership aims to bring media attention to water and sanitation issues across West Africa by supporting a network of journalists with access to sector information, analysis, case studies and more.

Jessica Weiss | December 29, 2010

Story ideas: health and family planning

A list of story ideas for covering health and family planning in Africa

Cesar Miquel | October 29, 2010

Story ideas: HIV/AIDS reporting

If you want to investigative HIV/AIDS in your region, here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Female condoms
  • ...
Deusdedit Ruhangariyo, Uganda Health Communication Alliance | August 24, 2010

World AIDS Day 2009: Reporting on HIV/AIDS

On World AIDS Day 2009, we are grateful for the many journalists around the world reporting on the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The following are just a few useful resources to help inform your reporting. If you know of additional resources for reporting on HIV/AIDS, please share them below!

Jessica Weiss | December 01, 2009

Journalist leads mission to expand health coverage in Kenya

According to journalism trainer Rachel Jones, expanding coverage of health issues in Kenya was “really just a question of taking the initiative."

Brian Dabbs, IJNet Writer | November 04, 2009