Professional journalists ages 30 and younger with experience covering health issues and an interest in maternal, newborn and child health are invited to apply for this program.
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks candidates for Covering Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: A Program for Young International Journalists. This program is hosted with The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) and sponsored by the World Health Organization.
Twenty-five to 30 young journalists will join 1,200 partners dedicated to supporting women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health at the 2018 Partners’ Forum in New Delhi. Participants will also have the opportunity to tell their own stories about why covering these health topics matter and how the public health community can better work with journalists.
ICFJ will hold an orientation to prepare the journalists to cover the conference and help develop their story ideas.
Journalists from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Chile, Germany, Guatemala, Malawi, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Sierra Leone, South Africa and the United States are especially encouraged to apply.
The program will cover airfare, lodging and meals.
The deadline has been extended to Aug. 31.
For more information on how to apply, click here.