MEDICAL MALE CIRCUMCISION

  Facilitator     Esther Nakkazi   Location       Kampala, Uganda     Café topic     Medical Male circumcision as an HIV prevention tool. How much progress have we made?       Café Objectives ·         Toprovidea platformfor engagementbetweenkeyjournalists andbiomedical HIV preventionscientists, programimplementers, advocates,policymakersetc.inUganda ·         Toprovidejournalists updatesonlatestdevelopments in researchon newor emergingbiomedical HIVpreventionoptions…

Journalists in Africa Need Better Access to Credible Information During Disease Outbreaks

Montreal, September 14, 2017 – Journalists based in Africa suffered from a lack of credible information during the West African Ebola viral epidemic in 2014, states a report published today by the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) in partnership with the Department of Journalism at Concordia University. “The report concludes that if better communication…

A TICK FOR DATA JOURNALISM

Are Ugandan Road Accident Deaths On The Rise? The Ministry of Transport and police disagree about whether increasing numbers of people are dying on Ugandan roads. We check the facts.  Uganda’s Ministry of Works and Transport claims in its 2016/17 Annual Report that 9,572 people died in road accidents in the country over the past three years.…