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More than 475 medical and health writers, broadcasters and editors are members of the Medical Journalists’ Association. We exist to promote excellence in journalism, encourage and support our membership and provide opportunities for networking, training and career development



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    Oenology for the road

    Our parents should have organised a strike. If tests for seven-year olds are dangerous enough for parents to organise a strike, a blind wine-tasting for medical journalists should precipitate little Read more…


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    Sponsorship opportunities

    The MJA Awards provide an unparalleled opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the nation’s leading health and medical journalists — and there are still opportunities to Read more…


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    2016 Awards: They’ll be the judge(s)

    An eminent line-up of health journalists, influencers, experts and champions have now begun the difficult task of judging almost 300 verified entries and deciding the winners of the 2016 MJA Awards. The presentations Read more…

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    Omega 3: Are you missing a trick?

    Health-conscious consumers are missing a trick by failing to get enough omega-3s in their diets, says nutritionist Dr Emma Derbyshire, an advisor to the Health Supplements Information Service (HSIS). She Read more…

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    Discounts and deals

    Joining the MJA brings a host of benefits. Apart from free admission to MJA events, there are discounts with selected partners including the Royal Society of Medicine; MIT publishing, No.1 Traveller lounges; Read more…

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