South Asian-Canadian, I am passionate about global health issues, especially as they relate to women. I've worked as a health reporter and editor for almost ten years, and have studied journalism and nutrition. I'm currently a freelance writer/editor and work as the Public Health Editor of Global Voices.
Latest posts by Juhie Bhatia
In the past 4 years the Blogging Positively group has produced an e-guide, map of bloggers covering HIV issues and led other initiatives to expand the citizen media conversation on HIV/AIDS.
For over a year, the Orizonturi Foundation’s “Blogging the Dream” project has been laying the groundwork for a collaborative blog written by their mental health service users. A few months ago the blog became a reality and has since explored various aspects of mental health in Romania.
As part of The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, which ends today, the AZUR Development organization's AIDS Rights Congo project has been using blogging and other citizen media as tools to fight violence against women.
Patients at Hospice Casa Sperantei in Romania are having their stories told, many for the first time, and preserved on the project's new blog.
AIDS Rights Congo's latest blog posts reflect how different segments of Congo's HIV-positive community, from pregnant women to prisoners, are impacted by the stigma that accompanies having the disease.
The Orizonturi Foundation’s “Blogging the Dream” project has completed its practicum period and continues to develop and expand its Blogging Club, despite facing challenges.
Faith Muriuki got her first brush with blogging thanks to a recent training session hosted by REPACTED. Here she shares her insights on the session, its challenges and successes.
The Orizonturi Foundation’s “Blogging the Dream” project is well into its hands-on practicum phase, and some participant blogs are already up and running.
In late November the AZUR Development organization’s AIDS Rights Congo project participated in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign, using blogs, cell phones, and radio broadcasts to raise awareness of violence against women.
The Orizonturi Foundation's "Blogging the Dream" project got a little boost in November when project leader Gabriela Tanasan was invited by the Soros Foundation to participate in their Advocacy Through Blogging conference in Bucharest, Romania. Here she reflects on the conference.
Communication officers and leaders of local HIV and AIDS organizations in Congo start blogging about their experiences with HIV/AIDS issues in their communities, sharing stories of discrimination, stigma, and hope.
The AZUR Development organization is training communication officers and leaders of local HIV and AIDS organizations in digital story telling, podcasting, and blogging to help document the stigma and discrimination faced by people infected by HIV/AIDS in Congo.
Hospice Casa Sperantei will be training its nurses, doctors, and staff in the upcoming months to use audio recording and photography equipment to collect the stories of their patients, who are all suffering from life-limiting illnesses such as cancer.