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Jabs and Justice: Reporting on Healthcare Distrust

Event Date:

March 29, 2023 | 1:00 PM SAST TO 2:15 PM SAST
Busy market in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. Only 24% of Sierra Leone's 8 million people are fully vaccinated. Image by Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman/The World.

Ghana was the first country in Africa to receive bulk shipments of the vaccines under the COVAX...



What type of reporting works best to increase trust in evidence-based medicines — and what can be done to change harmful narratives?

In collaboration with the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism, the Pulitzer Center is hosting a webinar for African journalists on Wednesday, March 29 focusing on the role the media can play to increase the uptake of life-saving medicines.

Curious about who will be there?

Bhekisisa’s editor-in-chief, Mia Malan, will moderate the following panel:

Taiwo Adebulu, features and investigations editor, TheCable, Nigeria
Dr. Ayoade Alakija, co-chair of the African Union’s COVID-19 Africa Vaccine Delivery Alliance
Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman, freelance journalist, Ghana
Angela Oketch, senior health reporter, The Daily Nation, Kenya

Register now to join the discussion happening Wednesday, March 29 at 1PM to 2:15PM (SAST).