Membership

The African Health Journalists Association is open to both association memberships andĀ individual memberships.

AHJA offers its members a range of benefits, including:

  • An active network with regular online discussions
  • Contacts with health experts around the world
  • Workshops and training opportunities
  • News about conferences and events
  • Information on fellowships and grants

Association membership:

Those eligible for association membership include:

  • National associations of health and science journalists
  • Sub-regional associations of health and science journalists
  • Other associations and networks of journalists covering various aspects of health

Individual membership:

Individual memberships are open to individual health journalists applying directly to the association. There are three classes of individual membership: professional, associate, and allied members.

  • Professional members: Journalists who work full time for media organizations, freelancers who earn at least 50 percent of their income working for media organizations, and full time faculty in journalism schools or mass communications schools or training institutions.
  • Associate members: Journalists who work for industry or trade publications, graduate and undergraduate students, and faculty in non-journalism degree programs, and retired journalists.
  • Allied members: Health care providers or persons who work for non-media organizations focused on health.

AHJA membership is free for a limited time. Register now to take advantage of this opportunity.