DEADLINE: JULY 24, 2020 ― Applications are now being accepted for the 2nd Prevent Epidemics Journalism Fellowship organised by the Nigeria Health Watch.
Nigeria Health Watch will award three fellowships to outstanding journalists with a passion for covering epidemic preparedness.
The Fellowship is open to all journalists affiliated with mainstream, print and online media in Nigeria.
The fellows will receive financial support for the three-month period, to complete their reporting, as well as continued coaching and support accessing national and international data and contacts, among other benefits.
Interested applicants can use any of the themes below to propose two story ideas they will focus on during the fellowship:
- The current state of Nigeria’s funding for epidemic preparedness
- The economic cost of not providing adequate funding for epidemic preparedness
- Existing gaps in current funding pattern for epidemic preparedness.
- How lack of sustained funding of Nigeria’s public health institutes make infectious disease outbreaks catastrophic
Applicants would also provide links to any relevant publications, presentations, or other representations of their works.
The fellows will be expected to participate in all scheduled activities and publish at least three stories – with 1 in long form – in their affiliated media (print, TV, radio, online).
The fellows will be expected to continue to provide coverage to the prevent epidemics project after their fellowship which will run from August 2020 to October 2020.
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