Slideshow: 2016 Global Health Reporting Awards Dinner
On Oct. 5, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) honored six journalists from Brazil, Cameroon, China, India, Russia and Zimbabwe, who won the 2016 Global Health Reporting Contest, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. At a special ceremony and dinner at The New York Times, J&J Vice President Ernie Knewitz and ICFJ President Joyce Barnathan presented the journalists, in the United States on a study tour, with crystal awards.
At the dinner, Barnathan also moderated a discussion called, "Is It Too Late to Stop a Zika Pandemic?" The panel featured Dr. Max Gomez, an Emmy-winning medical reporter for WCBS-TV; Dr. Fernanda Pimentel, Medical Director, Medical Affairs and Clinical Research for Latin America, at Johnson & Johnson; and Maria Clara Vieira, Assistant Editor at Brazil’s Revista Crescer and a 2015 Global Health Award winner. For a recap, click here.