Man at podium speaks in front of a banner for the "Health in the Slums" event
Joan Mower, head of Development at Voice of America, addresses Avian Influenza Workshop attendees

Health Journalism Training

BBG conducted a two-day training at the Radio Today Media Academy. The training, “Health in the Slums: Providing Services to Bangladesh’s Poorest,” included sessions conducted by VOA veteran reporter Sarkar Kabiruddin. Experts outlined the medical challenges facing slum dwellers, and journalists explored ways to better report on societies that are marginalized. Gregory Adams of USAID’s Dhaka office praised Bangladesh for making strides in improving the health of its people.