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Global health reporting contest open [BRIC, Africa]

Journalists from Brazil, Russia, India, China and Sub-Saharan Africa can win a cash prize and a paid trip to the United States, organized by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of Johnson & Johnson.

Health journalism fellowships open [US]

Journalists with a project on health care performance can apply for a yearlong fellowship offered by the Association of Health Care Journalists.

MOOC focuses on reporting on vaccines controversy [Worldwide]

The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) is launching its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) "A science journalism approach to controversies: the case of vaccines" Nov. 1.

Population Reference Bureau offers training on public health journalism [South America]

Mid- to senior-level journalists from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru can submit an idea for a data-rich public health story they want to develop during the 2017 World Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Webinar features winners of health reporting contest [Worldwide]

The winners of ICFJ’s Early Childhood Development Reporting Contest will talk about how they developed their story ideas and the health-and-development challenges children in their countries face during a webinar at 2 p.m. UTC on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

ICFJ hosts webinars on health reporting [Worldwide]

Winners of the Johnson & Johnson Global Health Reporting Contest will discuss key health topics in six in-country webinars: one in Brazil, China, Russia, India and two in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Online course on covering Ebola available [Africa]

The World Federation of Science Journalists is offering this free course in English and French.

National Center on Disability and Journalism hosts free webinar [Worldwide]

Tim McGuire, Frank Russell Chair at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, will discuss current media coverage and the perceptions people have of those who live with a disability.