Category Archives: Media Development

Tanzania Health Project – “Je Nifanyeje” (What Shall I Do?)

  Je Nifanyeje is part of the Tanzania Health Project which is funded by USAID Tanzania and supported by VOA Swahili. Je Nifanyeje’s mission is to help the youth make informed and important decisions to improve their social and physical health. In English, “Je Nifanyeje” Read more »

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Mozambique “Vida Sem Medo” (Life Without Fear) 2012 1st Quarter Report

      Background This progress report documents activities of “Vida Sem Medo” (Life Without Fear) conducted to achieve the goals and objectives of this program, covering September 2012-December 2012. “Vida Sem Medo” a product of VOA Portuguese Service continues to be produced mostly in Read more »

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VOA Training Report – Juba, South Sudan, June 11 – 15, 2012

    VOA’s South Sudan Project held a reporting training workshop at the Zara Hotel in Juba, South Sudan June 11 – 15, 2012.  Nineteen trainees were on hand, including reporters from VOA’s South Sudan in Focus, and reporters and announcers from the Voice of Read more »

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The Role of Media on Critical Health Issues: Supporting Health and Development in Tanzania

Summary The trip entailed two days of activities including a full day training session of Tanzanian reporters, coordinated and implemented by Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and a half-day Town Hall meeting with representatives from the Public and Private Sector, reporters and CEOs from major media Read more »

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Meet Our Interns

Lauren McIlvaine, Office of Development Intern (2011-2012) “Interning at VOA has opened so many doors to me.  I never imagined working in an organization where I would hear as many as 44 languages spoken around me, and would absorb a myriad of new and exciting Read more »

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BBG and VOA are organizing a two day media event in Dar-Es-Salam on May 17-18

May 17 will feature a full-day training on Health issues and Tanzania and the role of the media in communicating health information, particularly the role of International Broadcasting. About 30 reporters and health experts are participating in this event. The second event on May 18 Read more »

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Role of Social Media in XXI Century Journalism

PowerPoint presentation at the journalist seminar on migration in Moscow, Russia, 11 April 2012, addresses social media trends, tools and networking communities in Russia and worldwide; social media general uses, definitions of facebooking, blogging and tweeting; rules for fair and balanced social media reporting, journalistic Read more »

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Russian Journalist Seminar on Migration and Tolerance – April 10-13, 2012

BBG Development in partnership with the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow, Russia, is hosting a seminar for Russian journalists on migration issues, 10-13 April, 2012. The seminar is held on the sidelines of the HSE International Conference on Migration In Read more »

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Votre Sante, Votre Avenir – Your Health, Your Future Visits the DRC

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Six months after the launch of “Votre Sante Votre Avenir” (Your Health, Your Future) on May 12, 2011, VOA’s new health program, writer and host Khalil Gueye and Producer Fatouma Kalala travelled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where they joined the show’s local Read more »

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VOA Workshop on Disaster Preparedness and Influenza

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Summary VOA organized a workshop for journalists from Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China to report on avian and pandemic influenza. The sessions provided the most up-to-date information about virus, prevention of infection, symptoms of influenza and treatment and care Read more »

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