Interview with Sibongile Nkosi, project manager of OurHealth

Interview with Sibongile Nkosi, project manager of OurHealth

NewsMeBack citizen journalism blog interviews Health-e’s OurHealth citizen journalist manager Sibongile Nkosi.

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NewsMeBack citizen journalism blog interviewed Nkosi on how Health-e’s OurHealth citizen journalist programme began, what it takes to run it and where it is going in the future.

In this quote, Nkosi explains a bit how OurHealth works:

“The programme includes citizen journalists writing health stories for the Health-e’s website, but sometimes the stories gets sent to Health-e’s print clients, for instance The Star newspaper and Pretoria News.

“South Africa has been experiencing medicine stock outs in the public health facilities. We added another project where the citizen journalists visit a small sample of pharmacies once a month to report on the stockout of essential medicines.”

Read the rest of the interview