Jop de Vrieze

Jop de Vrieze is an independent and collaborative narrative and investigative science journalist since 2008. His focus is on health, behavior and medicine.

* Winner Dutch Science Journalists' association award 2014

* 2nd prize European Science Journalist of the year 2015

* Gold winner AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award 2016

1 article(s) from Jop de Vrieze

After the stillbirth of their son, journalists Jop de Vrieze and Zvezdana Vukojevic are in search of answers within the Dutch system of natal care. Gynecologist: ”Could we have saved him? Maybe, yes.” In a heartbreaking story about the stillbirth of their son, Mikki, journalists Jop de Vrieze and Zvezdana Vukojevic searched for answers within the Dutch system of prenatal care that might have helped prevent their son’s death. They delved into scientific articles, medical guidelines, policy documents, parliamentary papers and internal documents, and spoke to more than 30 sources.