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Free course on reporting on Covid-19 for African journalists

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The Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism, an independent media organisation, has teamed up with The McGill International TB Centre, Chatham House and Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture to provide a free course for journalists on reporting on the epidemiology of covid-19. The course, which will give graduates a certificate on completition, takes place over three weeks and explains how the virus spreads.

It will take place from July 13-31

Who qualifies to apply? 

  • Must be a health or science journalist based in Africa
  • Must be willing to invest time and able to participate in at least 80% of the webinar lectures
  • Must be willing to catch up on missed lectures by reviewing video recordings
  • Must be willing to read and complete assignments
  • Must be an active participant by asking questions & sharing experiences
  • Take an entry and exit quiz/exam

You can get more information on the course and how to apply by clicking here or by emailing meshascience@gmail.com before the deadline on June 30.

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