Articles by Esther Nakkazi

Esther Nakkazi is a freelance science and technology reporter, a blogger at Uganda ScieGirl and a media trainer. She has mentored African science journalists in the World Federation of Science Journalists project.  Follow her on twitter @Nakkazi. She is the 2016 Journalist in Residence Fellow at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium. 

Is a malaria free Africa by 2030 possible?

Posted in articles by on August 26, 2016

Earlier this week, forty-seven WHO member states in the African Region unanimously adopted a new malaria framework with specific actions to reach ‘an African Region free of malaria’ by 2030. In a meeting held in Addis Ababa on the 21st of August, they came up with a framework to guide … Read more »

High time for African Journals to convert to open access

Posted in articles by on August 19, 2016

Every Friday, Kristof Decoster, the editor of the International Health Policies (IHP)  newsletter sends it out to ardent readers from all over the world including those in Africa. The newsletter is an initiative of the Health policy unit at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp, Belgium and has … Read more »

Keen on my Journalist in Residence fellowship in Antwerp

Posted in articles by on August 4, 2016

On a warm, sunny Sunday morning I arrived in Antwerp, the second biggest city after Brussels in Belgium and my home to be for the next two months. More specifically, my new “home” is the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM). Coincidentally, I arrived on the 31st of July, and Belgium, … Read more »