Here are some of our own stories, about the work we do, about why it is our passion, on how it achieves impact where health information is needed most.
Kenyan journalists are serving as watchdogs as Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi has come under attack for operating on the wrong patient, as well as other controversies.
In West Africa, Journalists Have to Sift Fact from Rumor About Links Between the Deadly Virus and Sex
Better access to HIV treatment is critical to fighting pandemics
Journalists can help by reducing stigma and encouraging people to be tested.
In Kenya’s Turkana county, journalists face risk from conflict, difficult terrain, and political targeting
Liberian journalists keep in touch with their local communities and their needs around health information.
Participants of two Internews health media projects in Liberia put health in the news in the run up to the elections.
In Côte d'Ivoire, community organizations learn how to use social media to advocate for the rights of the LGBT community.
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.
Amid endemic public health crises and government mismanagement, investigative reporting may be Liberia’s best hope for change.
Internews trainee William Inganga in Kenya just keeps finding unique HIV stories: in prisons and in remote villages, where a TV camera had never been.
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.
A cadre of passionate reporters greets new opportunities to hone health journalism skills.
Recruiting Sailors in the Fight against Cholera. “This is the first time that an organization has included us in the fight against cholera,” says the association of river boat drivers.
Bubble charts have little to no traction with Kenyan audiences of print news.
South Africa, the country with the highest number of HIV positive people in the world, is implementing “test and treat. What is it, and why do journalists need to tell that story?
A radio program built on the success of its Ebola coverage to create a model for broader health reporting.
HIV science is evolving fast. What is the latest story? Blog 3 from AIDS 2016, the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa.
There’s too much science speak when it comes to HIV. The media needs to tell us what it means. Blog 2 from AIDS 2016, the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa.
Why journalists should not (yet) speak about an AIDS cure. Blog 1 from AIDS 2016, the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa.
There’s a new depth and a fresh look to mainstream journalism in Kenya. The difference is data and the dedication of people like Dorothy Otieno.
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.
The questions people ask about new diseases and how journalists can help answer them.
Now that we know Ebola can be sexually transmitted, what new public health messages are needed?
Ebola was merciless. The need for simple and digestible information was insatiable say the members of this Think Tank in Liberia.
Abstinence, Be Faithful, Condomize – the HIV prevention rhyme we used to say. But Dishon Gogi of Kenya says there’s a very important C we should not forget.
How radio can make space for all and make listeners part of telling their stories about health and other concerns.
Ebola Chrono, a radio program broadcast every weekday in 55 radio stations in Guinea, acts as a forum for local people to share information and personal stories about Ebola.
When misinformation is a case of life or death, aid workers and communities need an ear to the ground.