TIF has organised a workshop on medical journalism, held on Tuesday, 6 May 2014, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Journalist House in Nicosia. This workshop was placed under the auspices of the Union of Cyprus Journalists, the University of Nicosia, and the Cyprus News Agency acted as the Communication sponsor.
The aim of the workshop was to discuss and exchange views, experiences, and knowledge on how media should cover health issues.
The main speaker at the event was the distinguished BBC journalist, Dr Patricia Mc Nair. Among the other speakers of this workshop were Dr Demetriou, President of the Pancyprian Medical Association, and Mr Makrides, President of the Union of Cyprus Journalists. Prof Peristianis, Dean of the Council of University of Nicosia acted as the coordinator of this workshop.
Seeing that it was successful, TIF aims to continue this workshop for the upcoming year.