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Investigating Health
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Sat Oct 6, 2018
Topaz (3rd Floor)


From infectious disease epidemics to the pharmaceutical industry, from the quality of health care to fraud and fake drugs, covering medicine and health is a rich but challenging topic for investigative journalists. One needs a knowledge of science with an enterprising approach to sources and data. Here are three varied approaches that offer a gold mine of ideas on topics like tracking response to disease outbreaks, drug safety, and industry payoffs to doctors. 

Namrata Sharma
President, Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) Nepal

Thomas Abraham
Director, Master of Journalism Programme and Public Health Media Programme, and Associate Professor of Practice, Hong Kong University
Mariko Tsuji
Journalist, Waseda chronicle
Akihiko Ozaki
Medical Doctor, Medical Governance Research Institute
Ding Zeng

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