Saturday, August 8, 2009

HIV/AIDS Reporting Course at Reuters Foundation

The Thomson Reuters Foundation invites applications from journalists reporting on HIV/AIDS related issues to participate in a 5-day training course. This course is designed to encourage journalists to write with more confidence on a range of issues surrounding the sociological,developmental, economic and clinical aspects of HIV/AIDS.

The course will be conducted through a mixture of expert briefings, discussions, practical writing exercises and outside visits. The course usually features a high-profile public panel debate.

Course details:

- Start date : 02 November 2009
- End date : 06 November 2009
- Location : Nairobi,Kenya
- Language : English
- Deadline : 14 August 2009

Eligibility :
Participants should come mainly from developing countries in Africa, Asia, South America, Caribbean and Eastern Europe. Applicants should be reporters and feature writers on mainstream media who cover HIV/AIDS issues, not necessarily as specialists and should have about 5 years experience working with print, broadcast or online media.

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