Internews and the local media partners we support around the world are communicating life-saving health information to communities hard-hit by COVID-19. Internews has made organizational investments and developed projects to address the long-term needs of a world changed by the pandemic.

Featured Global, Regional, and Local Projects

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Internews’ Rapid Response Fund

The fund provided a lifeline to more than 180 small media outlets and individuals worldwide reporting on COVID-19.

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Rooted in Trust: Global Response

Internews creates and supports trusted communication channels that address the nature, spread, prevention and treatment of COVID-19.

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Health Journalism Network

The Internews Health Journalism Network (HJN) is a community of media practitioners who cover health and are interested in connecting with each other, accessing training and tools to help them in their work and sparking conversations around health topics of mutual interest. HJN offers journalists opportunities to join conversations with global health experts and other experienced media colleagues from around the world. 

Stories of Impact

Read all the latest Internews stories and updates related to the pandemic.

Delivering Vital COVID-19 Information Around the Globe

Explore the impact of our COVID-19 work: 

Internews provided support directly related to COVID-19 in 78 countries. Internews supported the production of COVID-related information in 150 languages.

Media Mentors

We’ve established a network of 16 experienced journalism and media advisors from around the world to help partners navigate COVID-19.

Comprehensive COVID-19 Strategy

Internews2025, our organizational strategy, has been updated to reflect how we plan to meet the information needs of communities as they respond and recover from this pandemic – and better prepare for the next one.