Medicine Quality and Public Health 2018

Deadline: 12 August 2018

Applications are open for the “Global Health Journalism Fellowship” which is inviting outstanding young journalists to participate in the first ever international conference on Medicine Quality and Public Health at the University of Oxford, from 23-28 September.

This conference will bring together over 200 stakeholders from academia, NGOs, private sector organisations and policy-makers to discuss the opportunities to strengthen international collaboration in medicine quality and how to provide more high quality evidence. It will provide a unique opportunity for talented journalists to network with international experts and forge stronger connections between scientists, policy-makers and journalists.


  • Selected journalists will receive a bespoke briefing from communications experts and world-leading scientists at the University of Oxford.
  • The Conference provides a unique opportunity for networking with global health experts and other journalists interested in medicine quality and related issues.
  • Support for interview requests and access to speakers will be provided.
  • A certificate of participation will be provided after the Conference.
  • The fellowship will cover the costs for:
  • Return flights from the country of residency to the UK.
  • A standard visitor visa for travel to the UK.
  • Registration for 5 days at the Medicine Quality and Public Health conference.
  • 5 days accommodation and meals at the conference venue.

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants should be:

  • Early career journalists with a maximum of 5 years of experience.
  • A national of a low- or middle-income country.
  • Able to demonstrate your interest in global health issues.
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to balanced, accurate reporting through your submitted piece.
  • Available to attend the Conference between 23-28 September 2018 in Oxford, UK.

How to Apply

  • Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries

  • Low Income Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia The, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Korea, Dem. People’s Rep., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
  • Lower-Middle Income Countries: Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo, Rep., Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo ,Kyrgyz Republic , Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania , Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea , Philippines, São Tomé and Principe, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia.
  • Upper-Middle Income Countries: Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Ecuador, Fiji, Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, FYR , Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russian Federation, Samoa, Serbia, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, RB.
  • For further information, please visit Global Health Journalism Fellowship.

By Andrew

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