Greater collaboration among different stakeholders has been cited as key in addressing health-related mis- and disinformation, as well as strengthening the capacity of journalists to report more accurately and effectively on health issues.

This was the main recommendation which emerged among 83 journalists, communicators and bloggers from 14 African countries who successfully completed a media training course than ran from June to August 2021. Journalists from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, South Africa, Madagascar, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal participated in the training.

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