Journalists in Developing Countries (ITM) Residence Program, 2017 – Belgium


Offers are currently available for  the fourth edition of The Journalist-in-Residence Programme of the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp (ITM), Belgium, journalists from Africa, Asia and Latin-America are invited to apply.


Application Deadline: 30th June 2017

Eligible Countries: Journalists in countries in  Africa, Asia and Latin-America are encouraged to apply.

To be taken at (country): Antwerp, Belgium

About the Award: ITM’s Journalist-in-Residence 2017 gets the opportunity to deepen his/her understanding of topical issues in tropical medicine and global health during a two-week stay in Antwerp.

Through fundamental and applied research, advanced education and expert services, ITM advances medical science to solve tropical, poverty-related and global health threats. The Journalist-in-Residence programme offers a unique opportunity for reporters, producers, and editors to work on an exciting project in the realm of tropical medicine and global health (a documentary, or a series of articles, for instance).

Type: Training

Eligibility: Interested candidates must be talented print, broadcast, and online journalists from Africa, Asia and Latin-America

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Program: The selected journalist will interact with world experts in a wide range of topics in biomedical sciences, clinical sciences and public health. As ITM journalist-in-residence, s/he will have time to explore different areas or delve deeply into a single topic. There is also plenty of opportunity to participate in a variety of scientific meetings, seminars and other learning experiences, as well as enjoy quiet time for reading and independent study.

Duration of Program: 2 weeks

How to Apply: Online registration form Journalist-in-Residence

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: The initiative is part of ITM’s capacity building programme in developing countries financed by the Belgian Directorate-General for Development (DGD).

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