Oyo State Commissioner for Health laments dwindling number of medical professionals, pleads cooperation with the government.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

The Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Olabode Ladipo, has lamented on the dwindling number of medical professionals in hospitals and also pleaded for the cooperation of the medical practitioners with the government.
This was expressed during the First Annual General Meeting and induction of 140 new members of the Health Promotion and Education Alumni Association of Ibadan College of Medicine (HPEAAICM) in collaboration with Development Communications (DEVCOMS) Network, a media capacity development and advocacy organization. 

Nigeria still among the 30 high burden countries for TB - (Expert)

Monday, March 28, 2022

Urgent investment towards putting an end to preventable and curable diseases like Tuberculosis is very important to address the needles deaths and infirmities in Nigeria.
As the country commemorates the 2022 World TB Day, themed, “Invest to End TB. Save Lives” the government needs to pay urgent attention to the response to TB disease which has not gone anywhere despite Nigerians’ distraction due to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Freelance, local journalism contest open [Worldwide]

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Print and online journalists worldwide can apply for an award.
The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund, in partnership with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, organizes the Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism, honoring the work of freelance journalists and of local reporters and fixers in developing countries or nations in transition who often otherwise receive little recognition.

One World Media seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Journalists and filmmakers interested in telling stories from the Global South can apply for this fellowship.
The One World Media seeks proposals for its fellowship. The program is open to nonfiction media across all platforms: film, print, audio, photojournalism and multimedia.
Twenty fellows will be selected this year, including 10 applicants anywhere in the world and 10 from across Africa.

Global business journalism program in China open [Worldwide]

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

English-speaking journalists worldwide can apply for a global journalism program in China.
The School of Journalism and Communication at Tsinghua University offers a master of arts degree in global business journalism, which seeks to train future journalists who can help the public understand the complexities of global business and the economy.

Advocacy Field Trip to Primary Health Care Centers In Plateau State

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Media Forum in Plateau State instituted by the Development Communications Network and The challenge initiative (TCI) In a bid to drive media involvement in reducing maternal and child mortality.
Development Communications, The challege initiative and  Plateau State Media Action for Family Planning under the auspices of Plateau State Primary Health Care Board visited Township and Dogon Agogo Primary Health Care centres in Jos North local government area of the state for advocacy.