Journalists have immersed themselves in the COVID-19 story for months. But at what cost to their mental health? A recent study found that three quarters of reporters surveyed felt significant emotional distress.
Cochrane South Africa and the Medical Research Council explain how research studies are designed and which are best to use in your reporting.
Three journalists and a scientist unpack how the coronavirus pandemic changed their jobs and the news landscape. Watch the discussion here.
Cochrane South Africa answers health reporters’ COVID questions in the fourth installment of their evidence-informed health media reporting webinar series.
A gentle introduction to forest plots and systematic reviews. Courtesy of Cochrane South Africa and the South African Medical Research Council.
Recordings and slides from the epidemiology 101 course for Africa-based journalists — Tools to navigate medical research and critically report on COVID-19.
Epidemiology 101 is a tailor-made course for journalists presented by world-renowned epidemiologists and scientists.
Finding it hard to narrow down searches for journal studies you’d like to reference in your stories? Our friends from Cochrane South Africa and the South African Medical Research Council taught us how to use the PICO method.