(Jackline Lidubwi is joining Internews as the Project Lead for an Internews' project which increases individuals with disabilities’ participation in the media and advises journalists across sub-Saharan Africa on how to improve their coverage oRead more
Internews’ Health Voice Amplified (HVA) project, officially launched in February 2017, will train 28 journalists in three counties in Kenya around Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH). HVA’s main aim is to increase the visibility of successful approaches to maternal and newborn health (MNH) problems in Kenya.
In Internews’ experience, the media is a highly effective means to increase accurate knowledge, and the use and acceptance of health products, services and behaviors. Working with the media is particularly effective when trying to communicate stories of prevention around new diseases, reduce stigma, address complex culturally based behaviors, or introduce new products, services and technologies to address more familiar health issues.
In 2019, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network awarded a story grant to journalists Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie Bertrams, enabling them to complete a multi-country investigation of the international trade in tropical fish and coral.
When people picture Kenya, they typically image the rugged landscapes teeming with wildlife and ever-flowing rivers of the Maasai Mara, home to the great wildebeest migration.
So far, Africa has been less affected by COVID-19 than other parts of the world, with a lower number of cases and deaths than Europe and the US.
FilmAid, a project of Internews as of 2020,Â is a leader in amplifying the voices of displaced youth and providing life-saving information to communities in need.Â
One radio presenter is using the airwaves to bring vital facts to Dadaab’s 217,000 residents
A group of 15 journalists from 11 countries across the Indian Ocean region have been chosen to attend a three-day marine science workshop in the Maldives now slated to take place next year.
For twenty years, the Dadaab refugee camp in the northeastern region of Kenya had no credible source of information.