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Thursday, November 16 • 14:00 - 15:15
Investigating Health -- Global Issues

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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 four varied approaches that offer a gold mine of ideas -- from tracking black market organs in Pakistan to drug company operations in the developing world.


Moderators
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Guilherme Alpendre

Executive Director, Abraji
Guilherme Alpendre is executive-secretary at Abraji (Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism). As a journalist, has worked in three different Brazilian news radio stations and directed a television documentary. Was part of two different teams at Transparency Brazil, NG... Read More →

Speakers
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Naziha Syed Ali

Assistant Editor, Dawn
I've been a journalist in Pakistan for 30 years. I'm passionate about the issues that I cover; my goal is objectivity, not neutrality. Pakistan is a wonderful place to be a journalist, especially if you enjoy a bit of danger to spice up your work! Some of the stories I've reported... Read More →
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Katherine Eban

Contributor, Fortune Magazine
Katherine Eban is an investigative reporter whose articles on pharmaceutical counterfeiting, gun trafficking, and coercive interrogations by the CIA, have won international attention and numerous awards.  She is currently a Fortune magazine Contributor, and has also written for Vanity... Read More →
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Mia Malan

Editor, Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism
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Serena Tinari

Founder, Re-Check
I’m an investigative journalist interested in health, human rights and cyber security. Along with fellow Catherine Riva I founded www.re-check.ch. We are two experienced Swiss muckrakers that like to scoop in the backstage of public health: Re-Check specializes in investigating... Read More →


Thursday November 16, 2017 14:00 - 15:15
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 1 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,

Attendees (90)