4 journalists-in-residence land in Antwerp
A special edition of the journalist-in-residence programme took place in 2017, as a result of the European Congress for Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH2017). ITM gave four journalists the opportunity to participate in the programme. Serusha Govendor from South Africa, Dawood Shah from Pakistan, Andrew Mambondiyani from Zimbabwe and Mohamadou Houmfa from Cameroon were chosen out of over a hundred candidates.
- The South African Serusha Govendor produced and presented a video report of the highlights of the ECTMIH2017 conference daily.
- Dawood Shah went deeper into the question of access to good-quality medicines. He interviewed ITM researchers and experts on the topic during the ECTMIH2017 conference.
- Andrew Mambondiyani from Zimbabwe and Mohamadou Houmfa from Cameroon reported extensively about the conference. Andrew wrote for online news sites while Mohamadou conducted interviews for his radio programme on VOA Africa.