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AGAMal to protect 84,984 residents in Builsa land from malaria

AGAMal to protect 84,984 residents in Builsa land from malaria

The AngloGold Ashanti Malaria Control Limited (AGAMal) targets to protect residents of the Builsa area in the Upper East Region from malaria in the ongoing Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) exercise. AGAMal is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) which aims at fighting the menace of malaria in communities. In the Builsa North Municipality, the non-profit Organization is …

People shun malaria testing over ‘COVID-19 fears’

People shun malaria testing over ‘COVID-19 fears’

Speed read More than 30 per cent of Africans with fever did not seek malaria treatment in 2020 Experts blame COVID-19 lockdowns and fears of infection in healthcare facilities ‘Education programmes needed’ to end myths around infection, vaccination NAIROBI] The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented almost a third of people in Sub-Saharan Africa suffering from a …

Fellowship sends international journalists to US [Worldwide]

Fellowship sends international journalists to US [Worldwide]

Journalism and communication midcareer professionals with limited experience in the United States can apply for this program. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides a year of nondegree graduate-level study, leadership development and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Primary funding for the Humphrey Program is provided by the U.S. Congress through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs …

Rory Peck Trust offers grants for freelance journalists [Worldwide]

Rory Peck Trust offers grants for freelance journalists [Worldwide]

Freelancers whose main source of income comes from journalism can apply for these grants. Rory Peck Trust is currently offering three assistance grants: The Legal Fund helps journalists cover the costs and fees related to legal action taken against them because of their reporting. The General Assistance Fund supports freelance journalists (and their families) when they need help due …

Avoid malaria in pregnancy – Midwife

Avoid malaria in pregnancy – Midwife

Madam Beatrice Akefo, a Principal Midwifery Officer (PMO) at the Representative and Child Health Unit (RCH) of the Upper East Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga has called on expectant mothers to avoid contracting malaria. She stressed that “Malaria is one of the killer diseases,” and urged pregnant women not to relent on the use of the …

Global business journalism program in China open [Worldwide]

Global business journalism program in China open [Worldwide]

English-speaking journalists worldwide can apply for a global journalism program in China. The School of Journalism and Communication at Tsinghua University offers a master of arts degree in global business journalism, which seeks to train future journalists who can help the public understand the complexities of global business and the economy. The two-year program, a partnership between Tsinghua, the International Center for …