The programme “Global Health Journalism Grants for France” is a project operated by the European Journalism Centre (EJC). The grant programme, worth a total of €135,000, aims to advance creative reporting approaches, enabling a better coverage of international health, health policy and development related issues in French media. The European Journalism Centre will award around 10 stipends to freelance and staff journalists in the course of this programme.
This project is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The project rewards quality journalism and advances a new and distinctive agenda for development coverage through the award of funding to a selection of state-of-the-art reporting projects of great impact and high visibility. Since 2016, the EJC has been running a similar Global Health Grant Programme for Germany, with 19 projects funded so far.