Goma: RJAE journalists instructed on the production of vaccination activities
Journalists from the city of Goma, including those from the Network of Child-friendly Journalists (RJAE) from North Kivu, were informed about the work of the Expanded Vaccination Program (EPI) and Zero-dose Children in the DRC this Wednesday, August 23, in the city of Goma, the capital of North Kivu, by the PEV communication cell in partnership with the PATH.
This activity was organized as part of equipping journalists on interview techniques and journalistic production around topics related to health or vaccination but also to get them to document routine vaccination activities.
The journalist Freddy Bikumbi, one of the facilitators of the training insisted on quality work, on the preparation of topics related to health journalism while inviting media professionals to respect the code of ethics and deontology in their daily work.
The beneficiaries of this training workshop confessed their support to health providers via the Expanded vaccination program to better help raise awareness among target people to take up vaccination while demanding to involve them in various programs initiated within it in order to make the information available to the public at the port.
It should be noted that this working session, which brought together more than 30 journalists from the radio, television and online press working in the city of Goma, will allow media men to inform the public about the effectiveness of the vaccine and all related activities in accordance with the vaccination cycle.