Uganda

Jul 202012

African Media Trainers Focus on Health Data

Entebbe, Uganda – Leading journalists from across Africa have teamed up with international demography experts to train journalists how to report on important demographic and health data.

Entebbe group

African journalists attended a demographic and health data workshop in Entebbe, Uganda, with the goal of improving the depth and quality of health reporting across the continent.

Frank Nyakairu, a winner of the Knight International Journalism Award for his investigative reporting on Joseph Kony, gives his take on Invisible Children's KONY 2012 campaign.

Jan 72011

News Reports Detail Lack of Action During Polio Outbreak; Ugandan Government Launches Vaccine Drive

When young children in Uganda suddenly began testing positive for polio in the fall of 2008, Dr. William Mbabazi, a World Health Organization epidemiologist, wanted officials to launch an aggressive vaccine drive.

Uganda: Journalism Training (2005)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Rosemary Armao completed six months of journalism training in Uganda in 2005 partnering with the Monitor Publications, Ltd.

Uganda: Journalism Training (1996)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Leanne Waxman Italie completed nine months of journalism training in Uganda in 1996 partnering with the Uganda Management Institute.