Webinar: Rumours and concerns about face masks during COVID-19 crisis

Webinar: Rumours and concerns about face masks during COVID-19 crisis

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Join the Risk Communication and Community Engagement Group (RCCE) and Farm Radio International for a webinar Wednesday, September 23. Rumors and concerns about wearing face masks have created a great challenge for compliance with COVID-19 prevention measures. The expert panel will discuss how local media are dealing with these rumours and how they are serving their listeners. This webinar will also be an opportunity to share practical tools with members of the local media in West and Central Africa to manage the dissemination of good COVID-19 information to communities.

Panel
Jacques Kakule Vagheni, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Coordinator of Community Radio and Television Network in North-Kivu (CORACON)
Pape Kane, Senegal, Country Representative, Farm Radio International
Maïmouna N’Gnadié Fane, Mali, Radio Craft Officer, Farm Radio International

Experiences shared by:
Rosetta Atiso, Ghana, Program Officer, Networking Focal Point, Farm Radio International
Jamila Sulaiman Gezewa, Nigeria, Program & Radio Craft Officer, Networking Focal Point, Farm Radio International

Moderator: Yaya Coulibaly, Mali, Radio Craft Trainer, Networking Focal Point, Farm Radio International

For questions or comments, contact [email protected].

Date / time
September 23, 2020
Length : 1.5 hours
Dakar (Sénégal), Bamako (Mali) : 12 p.m.—1:30 p.m.
Goma (RDC) : 2 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
Ottawa (Canada) : 8 a.m.—9:30 a.m.

ZOOM LINKhttps://zoom.us/j/98425925866

The webinar will be held in French but will feature simultaneous translation to English.

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