Innovations in radio are allowing hard-to-reach populations to receive vital information. Ida Jooste from Internews talks about how radio helped curtail a cholera epidemic in the Central African Republic.
Blood donation is taboo in South Sudanese society, but when the Mayardit FM journalists heard that the wife of one of their own was near death due to blood loss after a lost pregnancy, the team members rushed to the local hospital to donate.
Information Saves Lives and Information is Strength. Liberian journalists were at the forefront of tracking rumor and correcting misperceptions about Ebola. People needed information they could trust – community radio.