Call for Applications: Agriculture Workshop

The 3-day Masterclass will equip journalists and agricultural communication specialists with the right tools and knowledge they need to put the issues of the sector in perspective as the nation looks to alternative sources of income beyond oil and gas.

Child Protection Week: Protecting Children by Protecting the Environment

As the world celebrates the Child Protection Week, PTCIJ brings to you simple facts relating to children and environment.

The celebration is an opportunity to recognize the important work of individuals and organizations who work with children, young people and their families.

The UNICEF, in a report released on May 17, said the number of refugee and migrant children moving alone has increased nearly five-fold since 2010. At least 300,000 unaccompanied and separated children were recorded in some 80 countries in the combined years of 2015 and 2016, up from 66,000 in 2010 and 2011, the report stated.

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World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day

The world celebrates World Hypertension Day every May 17 to specifically draw attention to the seriousness of this silent killer disease. The theme for the 2017 celebrations, according to the World Hypertension League and International Society of Hypertension, is KNOW YOUR NUMBER, and had the goal of increasing high blood pressure (BP) awareness in all populations around the world. Read More