The following are helpful links and tools for journalists and others interested in global health:
Global Health News
- Global Health Council for daily updates on the latest online reports on global health issues and on the activities of Global Health Council member organizations.
- Global Health Reporting for daily updates from Kaiser Family Foundation on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.
- Humanosphere for updates on global health news in the region and beyond by reporter Tom Paulson with KPLU and NPR.
- Global Health Frontline News for global health stories produced by a non-profit group of journalists.
- American Public Health Association's International Health blog for updates on global health news.
- Global Voices compiles citizen journalism blogs from around the world.
- Global Health Hub for news on global health and development.
- Global Health Report, a blog by long-time health journalist Christine Gorman with TIME magazine.
- The global-health Daily, a compilation of global health stories.
University of Washington
- Health Intersections for news from University of Washington's global health reporting students.
- 'Rash' Predictions on Global Health, Donald G. McNeil, Jr., with The New York Times, offers the predictions on global health at Seattle Town Hall event in 2008 on global health and journalism.
Fellowships in Global Health
- Nieman Foundation at Harvard University.
- The Kaiser Family Foundation Media Fellowships, including global health.
- Knight Science Journalism Fellowships at MIT including short term bootcamps on topics in science, technology, medicine and the environment
- The International Reporting Project (IRP) provides opportunities for U.S. journalists to go overseas to report on critical issues that are undercovered in the U.S. news media.
- Consortium of Universities for Global Health is founded by leading North American university global health programs.
- Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at the University of Washington. A global network of journalists, journalism educators, and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict, and tragedy.
- Association of Health Care Journalists, dedicated to advancing public understanding of health care issues and to improve the quality, accuracy, and visibility of health care reporting, writing, and editing.
- The Communication Initiative Network, a communication and media portal that includes several electronic publications, as well as online research, review, and discussion platforms providing insight into communication for development experiences.
Chris Hedges (left), columnist for Truthdig, speaks at UW's War and Global Health Conference.