Regional Health Reporting Conference in Mexico

Participants Santos Jiménez from Perú, Ángela Ávalos from Costa Rica, and Tamoa Calzadilla from Venezuela, work together during the multimedia reporting session at the Health Journalism Seminar in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

ICFJ conducted a four-day regional health journalism conference for 35 journalists from 12 Latin American countries. Topical training focused on coverage of cancer, smocking cessation, and prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

Journalists learned techniques for analyzing scientific journal articles, making stories of new scientific disclosures and researching medical issues using the Internet. Participants also learn about producing stories for multimedia platforms.

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