Guwahati, Jan 11: The city based GNRC hospitals in association with Guwahati Press Club have announced another round of medical journalism fellowships to working journalists starting from the first week of February 2018.
Nine scribes representing the print/electronic media will be selected for the media fellowship programme.
The fellows, who will be paid a lump sum remuneration of rupees 10,000 (ten thousand rupees only) each, are expected to attend regular interactive sessions with the physicians at three campuses of GNRC hospitals and report about their experiences in their respective media outlets.
“As we expect the media to play an important role in the field of healthcare, it becomes essential for the journalists to understand different issues relating to medical care and infrastructures in our region. The outputs of the enlightened journalists are expected to
help the policy makers in formulating schemes for the development of healthcare exercise,” said Dr NC Borah, chairman cum managing director of GNRC hospitals.
Interested media persons (preference will be given to press club members) may send their applications to the office of Guwahati Press Club, Ambari, Guwahati-781001 by 25 January next. The application should include a very brief profile of the journalist and
few lines (within 500 words) describing why s(h)e is interested to join the fellowship programme.