Fourth Journalist-In-Residence Programme holds in Antwerp


Print, broadcast and online journalists from Africa, Asia and Latin America are invited to apply for an all-expenses-paid programme of the Institute of Tropical Medicine’s fourth Journalist-In-Residence Programme.

The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM)’s Journalist -in-Residence Program 2017 offers journalists the opportunity to deepen their understanding of topical issues in tropical medicine and global health during a two-week stay in Antwerp, Belgium.

Through fundamental and applied research, advanced education and expert services, ITM advances medical science to solve tropical, poverty-related and global health threats. The Journalist-in-Residence programme offers a unique opportunity for reporters, producers, and editors to work on an exciting project in the realm of tropical medicine and global health.

Selected journalist will interact with world experts in a wide range of topics in biomedical sciences, clinical sciences and public health. As ITM journalists-in-residence, they will have time to explore different areas or delve deeply into a single topic.

There will also be opportunities for participants in a variety of scientific meetings, seminars and other learning experiences, as well as quiet time for reading and independent study.

The initiative is part of ITM’s capacity building programme in developing countries financed by the Belgian Directorate-General for Development (DGD).

The deadline for submission of applications is June 30, 2017.

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