Global health Seminar: The line between activism and reporting: ethics in journalism


Room 501, Goodman Cancer Centre, 1160 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, CA

McGill GHP is delighted to present a special seminar with Ms. Vidya Krishnan, Health & Science Editor for The Hindu.

About our speaker:

Vidya is a New Delhi based journalist, with over 15 years of experience in covering public health in India. 

She completed her Masters degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London in 2011. After returning to India, she consulted with the Indian Health Ministry’s think tank Public Health Foundation of India while writing for Mint.  In 2014, she authored India’s National Health Profile for the India office of the World Health Organization, SEARO.

For PHFI & WHO, her work was mainly to gather health intelligence, document India’s epidemiological changes in the past decade, map health financing and policy trends to help government decision making.

Previously, she covered public health for national dailies like The Indian Express and The Hindustan Times. She has also contributed to the British Medical Journal and Caravan Magazine.

Light refreshments served

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