Seminar focuses on health and misinformation [Brazil]

Posted on Feb 13, 2019 in Fact-Checking and Verification

Journalists, students and others can attend this free event on health and misinformation.

Fiocruz Brasília will host an international seminar on public health and the press March 18 to 21 in Brasília.

The event will examine how false news can be harmful to people's health and affect the full implementation of health policy in Brazil. The program will also feature a free course on "fake news" and health, and a cartoon exhibition.

To participate in the cartoon exhibition, professional and amateur cartoonists can submit their work about the topic until March 1.

The registration deadline is March 15.