Participants gathered around a table in discussion
Journalists in Vietnam participate in a BBG workshop on covering avian influenza

Health Reporting

BBG held a 2.5-day workshop on Avian Influenza & Disaster Preparedness in partnership with the Vietnam Journalists Association (VJA), the leading national government media organization. Twenty one reporters, producers, managing editors, and journalism educators from major Hanoi, Ho Chi Min City and rural print, online, radio and television networks, and education divisions of the National Vietnam Television and the Voice of Vietnam network, participated in the training.

This workshop was a part of theTraining for Journalists & Journalism Educators on Disaster Preparedness & Avian Influenza:” Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Afghanistan (in Dubai, UAE), and Georgia, “ March – July 2013, funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans, International Environment, and Scientific Affairs.

More information and photos are available here.