Saturday, October 6
Investigating Health
Saturday, October 6
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Topaz (3rd Floor)


  • Thomas Abraham (Speaker) Author and journalist, retired Professor of Journalism HKU, Hong Kong University
  • Mariko Tsuji (Speaker) Journalist, Waseda chronicle
  • Akihiko Ozaki (Speaker) Medical Doctor, Medical Governance Research Institute
  • Namrata Sharma (Moderator) Chairperson, Centre For Investigative Journalism (CIJ) Nepal
  • Ding Zeng (Speaker) Journalist,


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. 

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