MAKOI POPIOCO

MAKOI POPIOCO

Journalist
CNN Philippines
Philippines

Makoi is a CNN Philippines correspondent who reports on national security, disasters, human rights, public health, and development issues. He loves immersing himself in the grassroots, and focuses his storytelling on social issues. He is a founder of "Postcards From Disasters," a non-profit organization that empowers internally displaced peoples in the Philippines through collaborative storytelling. He is among the 2018 Safety Fellows of the World Health Organization, and a Fellow of the National Endowment for Democracy.

My contributions

‘Fake news is deadly’: The numbers behind measles cases and immunization in the Philippines
Projects

‘Fake news is deadly’: The numbers behind measles cases and immunization in the Philippines

Project by MAKOI POPIOCO / Organisation: CNN Philippines Philippines

This in-depth data report investigated the correlation between the Philippines’ waning immunization coverage, and the spike in measles cases and deaths this year. On February 9, the Philippine Health Department has declared a measles outbreak…