A total of 500 journalists have received online training on Covid-19 in the last three months.
Bangladesh Human Rights Journalists Forum (BMSF) with technical cooperation of Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs’s Breakthrough ACTION initiative and the USAID Ujjiban programme organised the training started from June to August 2021, said a press release. Journalists from twenty five districts of eight divisions across the country participated in the awareness training on coronavirus.
The course was provided by Dr Kazi Faisal Mahmood, Chief of Party of Ujjiban Bangladesh. The project was conducted under and overall supervision of BMSF Secretary General Khairuzzaman Kamal coordinated by Syed Safi, Senior Journalist and BMSF Coordinator. Technical Advisor of CCP-JHU Dr Tajkera Noor Lipi, Dr Nusrat Sultana, Consultant Umme Kausar Sumna, Deputy Chief News Editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Md Shawkat Ali and BMSF Vice -President Shapla Rahman took part in the event.