DEADLINE: MAY 2, 2022 — The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) seeks applications for its six-month health reporting fellowship designed for journalists.
Journalists residing in Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Cross River, Ebonyi, Gombe, Jigawa, Kano, Nasarawa, Niger, Ogun and Oyo with a proven track record of reporting the health sector can apply for the programme.
The health reporting fellowship is supported by the International Budget Partnership (IBP) through its SPARK (Strengthening Public Accountability for Results and Knowledge) programme in Nigeria.
Selected journalists will report on issues around two Federal Government health intervention policies: Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) and the Midwives Service Scheme (MSS).
Candidates must have a minimum of three to five years of experience reporting the health sector and working in print, electronic and online media.
Applicants must provide proof of health-related reports in the last six months. Freelance journalists with a proven reporting track record can also apply.
The deadline for application is May 2, 2022.
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