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ACME Health and HIV/AIDS Reporting Training 2022 for Ugandan Journalists

ACME Health and HIV/AIDS Reporting Training 2022: African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) in partnership with the United States Mission in Uganda invites applications for an online course on reporting health and HIV/AIDS. 

When is the Application Deadline:

8th December 2021

Tell Me About ACME Health and HIV/AIDS Reporting Training:

This course – Entrenching Knowledge-Based Health Journalism in Uganda – seeks to improve the media’s capacity to offer quality coverage of the health sector that informs and empowers ordinary people to demand their rights and hold the powerful to account.

What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply for ACME Health and HIV/AIDS Reporting Training?

Reporters, editors and content producers in Uganda who want to develop or improve their skills in health reporting.

Applicants are expected to:

  • Have at least two years experience working in the media
  • Be ready to participate in all five days of the in-person workshop
  • Publish/broadcast at least two stories following the training

Which Countries are Eligible?


Where will Award be Taken?


How Many Scholarships will be Given?


What is the Benefit of ACME Health and HIV/AIDS Reporting Training?

Participating journalists will receive a scholarship to attend an intensive 5-day workshop led by ACME’s training team and experts in the fields of healthcare and HIV/AIDS. By the end of the workshop, they will leave with a greater understanding of current debates and issues in Uganda’s healthcare sector, a deeper knowledge of the players and their progress in achieving the country’s health development goals, and tools to produce content that informs and engages audiences.

How Long will the Program Last?

Monday 13 – Friday 17 December 2021

How to Apply for ACME Health and HIV/AIDS Reporting Training:

  • Interested journalists should fill the online application by following this link. 
  • Applicants are required to upload a sample of their work, and a letter of support from the editor.
  • NB: Those who attended the first cohort of the training should not apply. 

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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