Health Reporting Helps Reduce Stigma and Discrimination in Zambia

Dec 142012

Media coverage of health issues can break down barriers to better information about health, resulting in improved services and care. During her Knight International Journalism Fellowship, Zarina Geloo trained journalists to produce higher-quality stories and launched a health segment in the Times of Zambia. This profile of a news editor at the Times of Zambia who is HIV positive shows how he transformed his experience into a platform for discussing the disease more openly and helping its victims.