Public Health Journalism

DevComs Executive Director trains journalists on reporting Nutrition in Abuja

Friday, June 3, 2022

Development Communications (DevComs) Network’s program director, Akin Jimoh, facilitates a 3-day training on strengthening the capacity of journalists for improved nutrition reportage and visibility across Nigeria.
The  workshop was organized by the Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) with the objective to cause a paradigm shift from event-based- reporting to solutions journalism in the context of nutrition research..

How to improve COVID-19 coverage: Webinar for journalists offered by UNESCO, WHO and Knight Center. Register for free now!

Friday, January 21, 2022

A new multilingual webinar for journalists reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic is just around the corner.
“Variants, vaccines and medications: What journalists need to know to improve COVID-19 coverage” will be held on Thursday, Jan. 27, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. U.S. Central Time (GMT -6). Use a time zone conveter, like this one, to find out the time in your city.

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Taraba community embraces family planning

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Communities in Zing, Taraba State, have embraced family planning with enthusiasm as a way to check family sizes in tune with current economic realities.
Mrs Roseline John Jella of the General Hospital Zing, who is the local government coordinator of family planning, said that there was a lot of awareness as a result of their outreach program and activities of some NGOs, that has triggered overwhelming interest from the locals.

Ministry Calls For Media Support On Youth And Adolescent Matters In Edo

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health under Edo State Ministry of Health has called on media practitioners to increase their support for matters relating to youth, adolescent and reproductive health in the state.
Miss Omonye Adeseiye, State Adolescent Health Desk Officer of AYRH made the call during a media round table meeting organised by The Challenge Initiative (TCI) in Benin on Tuesday.

Family planning: Nasarawa women advocate safe commodities to tackle bleeding

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Some women in Nasarawa State have advocated for the production of safe family planning consumables that could ease days of bleeding for women that assessed family planning services. They also called for the training and retraining of family planning service providers to update their skills to better handle clients at family planning units.