NBS journalist, Henry Mugenyi, has yet again bagged this year’s Media Excellence Award at the Heroes in Health Awards (HIHA) 2022 that happened on Friday, November 25, 2022 at the Speak Resort Hotel – Munyonyo.
Mugenyi emerged the winner with his story, ‘Predators of Busoga’, which focused on teenage pregnancies in the Busoga sub-region, beating fellow journalist Andrew Kyamagero.
Heroes in Health Awards (HIHA) is a rewards initiative instituted to recognise outstanding individuals, entities, organisations, services, products, and programs in the health sector.
Upon receiving the award, Mugenyi expressed gratitude to God and his work environment for pushing him to greater heights.
“All God! I am the #HIHA2022 ‘Media Excellence’ Award recipient, having also won this last year! I am NOT stopping. Thank you all!” Mugenyi tweeted.
Mugenyi is now a two-time winner of this particular, recognising journalists doing commendable work in health journalism.
The Heroes in Health Awards (HIHA) is a public-private partnership project instituted in 2019 by the Ministry of Health and is a public choice award where members of the public nominate and vote for their heroes in the Health sector.