The European Journalism Centre today opens new calls for applications for its Global Health Journalism Grant. The grant Programmes are for Germany and France. More than 20 grants worth €15,000 on average will be awarded overall. Further, looking to advance the coverage of international health, health policy, and development issues in German and French media. Since the launch of the European Journalism Centre Global Health Journalism Grant Programmes for Germany (2016) and France (2018), They have disbursed over half a million euros to 39 journalistic projects that brought under-reported global health stories to the attention of audiences in Germany and France.
Stories on antibiotic resistance in India, the mental health crisis in Iraq and lead poisoning of communities living near recycling factories in Nigeria. Further, to name just a few, have had an impact on a wide spectrum of society. Also, ranging from audience engagement to donations to NGOs.Their grantees’ work has won journalism awards such us the Memento Prize for Neglected Diseases. It is related to this reporting about solutions to failed public healthcare systems. Also, the Journalism Prize of the Central Committee for the Fight against Tuberculosis, for this project. About improved access to healthcare in India. The grant programmes are for freelancers and staff journalists with a proven track record in covering development. Further, global health, and science. Applicants need to provide a letter of intent for publication from at least one relevant media outlet in Germany or France. There is no citizenship, nationality or residence restriction.
|Type of Opportunity||Miscellaneous|
|Open to||All Nationalities|
|Organizer||European Journalism Centre|