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Welcome, everyone, to Uncovering Asia: The Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. From September 23 to 25, we are bringing together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around the world.

Below you will find more than 60 sessions and special events. There are panels on digging out hidden facts online, the environment, business, and how to fund your project; seminars on security and tracking dirty money; data journalism workshops by the best in the business; and much more.

You can follow us on Twitter at #IJAsia16. On behalf of your hosts — the Global Investigative Journalism Network, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, and the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Nepal, we wish you a big hello! Namaste!

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Friday, September 23 • 14:00 - 15:15
Investigating Health

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From infectious disease epidemics to the pharmaceutical industry, from the quality of local hospitals to the right to basic care, covering medicine and health is a rich but challenging topic for investigative journalists. One needs a knowledge of science with an enterprising approach to sources and data. Here are three varied approaches that offer a gold mine of ideas. 

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Syed Nazakat

Board Member, Global Investigative Journalism Network
Syed Nazakat is an award-winning journalist, media entrepreneur, founder and Editor-In-Chief of DataLEADS, which is a data-driven Indian initiative aimed to create new platforms of data research and storytelling. DataLEADS conducts series of unique data boot camps in different parts... Read More →

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Thomas Abraham

Director, Master of Journalism Programme and Public Health Media Programme, and Associate Professor of Practice, Hong Kong University
Thomas Abraham is Director of the Master of Journalism programme at Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC), at Hong Kong University and also runs a research programme in health risk communication. He teaches courses in Health and Science journalism as well as internatio... Read More →
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Ramu Sapkota

Correspondent, Himal Khabar Patrika
Fellow journalist at Centre for Investigative Journalism Nepal. Graduated from Tribhuvan University Nepal on Journalism. Investigative health journalist at Himal Khabarpatrika in Kathmandu.

Friday September 23, 2016 14:00 - 15:15 GMT+0545
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