Board Election 2017: Final Results + New Canadian Board Member

The WFSJ is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Executive Board Election.

Out of a total of 55 Member Associations, 42 (76 %) casted their vote of which 38 (69 %) were eligible. Four (4) votes were considered ineligible either because they were cast after the deadline or because the associations hadn’t paid the WFSJ’s membership fee in the past years.READ MORE

Dementia: A Toolbox for Journalists

As the number of people with dementia continues to rise so does the overall media coverage of the issue, which is a positive thing. Dementia and other mental illnesses have a huge economic impact on society. Currently, dementia is estimated to cost around $818 billion per year. It is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people worldwide.READ MORE

WFSJ Board Election 2017

Four (4) international board positions will be vacated at the end of the 10th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2017) in San Francisco in October 2017. These positions will be filled through an online election process by secure electronic voting.READ MORE