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About the tool

Journalists and experts need to talk to each other, because they share the common goal of better informing the public oh health issues. HealthToolbox helps journalists and health experts to connect. Created by the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ), this free tool attempts to open communication channels between African health experts and journalists.

ion-ios-paper - Ionicons Copy Reporters face the daily challenge of getting access to sound information to better inform the public on outbreaks and how to protect themselves. Getting an interview with an expert will make for a better, more impactful story.

For experts, making sure journalists correctly report science findings is a critical concern. One way to achieve this is by building a trustful relationship with reporters. HealthToolbox helps build this trust.

You will also find key information on infectious diseases ( and a cool way to review basic science concepts when covering health outbreaks.

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