> Vacancies: Media Fellowships – Panos/Stop TB
> Panos Global AIDS programme and the Stop TB Partnership
> The Panos Global AIDS Programme and Stop TB Partnership invite print
photo journalists from India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan,
Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi and Haiti to apply for a fellowship to
write/photograph issues around TB, and TB & HIV/AIDS.
> Fellowships will run from June to October 2005.
> Each fellowship will involve working closely with the Panos Global
Programme, the Stop TB Partnership and a panel of experts on TB and
communication in TB and/or HIV/AIDS in the countries specified.
> The aim of the fellowships is to enable print and photojournalists in
selected high burden countries in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean to
explore and understand the linkages between TB, HIV/AIDS, poverty,
urbanisation and other socio economic vulnerabilities. In particular,
Africa the project will focus on highlighting the urgency for
TB/HIV actions at all levels to counter the dual epidemics.
> Selected print journalists will be awarded a grant of 400 US dollars
plus travel and data collection expenses, and will be expected to
three 1000-word articles on issues around TB and TB & HIV/AIDS.
photojournalists will be awarded a grant of 1000 US dollars each, plus
travel and data collection expenses, to produce one photo essay around
issue of TB and/or TB & HIV/AIDS. All selected fellows will be provided
editorial support in terms of storyline and production of photos, as
information on medical and policy issues on TB. They will also receive
potential contacts and resource material. Two fellowships will be
print journalists in each country, and three fellowships will be
India. A total of four photo fellowships will be awarded from within
> Applicants must submit the following no later than 2nd May 2005:
> – Curriculum vitae
> – Up to five samples of published work/ photographs on
issues. Photojournalists can also submit a portfolio of their work.
> – A 500-word write-up explaining why you should be considered for the
fellowship. Please indicate briefly the TB and communication issues
would like to research and report on, for which you might use the award
you received it.
> – Two references from persons who have known you professionally.
> – An undertaking to publish or print their photographs in their
> Only journalists who are citizens of and resident in Bangladesh,
the Philippines, Indonesia, Malawi, Zambia, Ethiopia and Haiti are
to apply. Journalists writing in regional languages are encouraged to
However, their CV and the write-up should be in English and at least
sample of their work must be translated into English.
> To apply, please e-mail all relevant documentation to
> Panos will auto-acknowledge email entry/ies from each contestant. If
do not receive one within 48 hours, please send your entries again.
> Instructions for Submission
> Please give the following information with your submission:
> Employment (eg “Business reporter with the Zambia Daily News/Health
reporter with The Hindu”)
> Postal address
> e-mail address
> Telephone number
> About us:
> The Panos Global AIDS Programme is a network of Panos offices in
Asia, the Caribbean and Europe, working on participation, ownership and
accountability in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
> Panos works with the media and other information actors to enable
developing countries to shape and communicate their own development
through informed public debate.
> The Stop TB Partnership is a global social movement with 325 members
include donor institutions, technical agencies, NGOs, universities,
and patient activist groups.
> The Partnership aims to mobilize the political, financial and
resources that are needed to meet the Millennium Development Goals
of reducing TB prevalence and deaths by half by 2015, and eventually to
eliminate TB as a public health threat by 2050.
> Sent in by:
> Johanna Hanefeld
> Email: Johanna.Hanefeld@panos.org.uk
[a former member]
2005-03-28 08:57:41 UTC
Jun 24 2006