Past Event

Webinar: How can journalists join the efforts to stop the coronavirus pandemic in Eastern Africa?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online

Organized by

  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) - Regional Office for Southern and Eastern Africa

With the support of

  • BBC Media Action
  • Internews
  • International Federation of the Red Cross

Trusted information is one the key elements in containing and responding to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Since the beginning of the crisis, rumours and misinformation have undermined and put barriers on society and government efforts to control the disease. The work of journalists, broadcasters, community radios, social media influencers, among others, is essential in keeping the society informed and aware of the situation, and it can, ultimately, save millions of lives.

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Webinar: How can journalists join the efforts to stop the coronavirus pandemic in Eastern Africa?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Online