ITM’s Journalist-in-Residence Programme 2017 in Belgium (Fully Funded)

ITM’s Journalist-in-Residence Programme 2017 in Belgium (Fully Funded)

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Applications are now open for the fourth edition of the Journalist-in-Residence Programme of the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp (ITM), Belgium. 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).

The initiative is part of ITM’s capacity building programme in developing countries financed by the Belgian Directorate-General for Development (DGD). Through fundamental and applied research, advanced education and expert services, ITM advances medical science to solve tropical, poverty-related and global health threats.

Benefits

This is an all-expenses-paid program.

The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM)’s Journalist-in-Residence Program 2017 offers journalists the opportunity to deepen their understanding of topical issues in tropical medicine and global health during a two-week stay in Antwerp, Belgium.

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.

Eligibility

  • Open to talented print, broadcast, and online journalists from Africa, Asia and Latin-America

Application

Apply for the Journalist-in-Residence programme here.

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

For more information, visit ITM’s Journalist-in-Residence Programme.

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