VOA Workshop on Disaster Preparedness and Influenza

VOA organized a workshop for journalists from Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China to report on avian and pandemic influenza. The sessions provided the most up-to-date information about virus, prevention of infection, symptoms of influenza and treatment and care of sick people. In addition, trainees delved into subjects including reporting on crises such as natural disasters and the role of media in raising public awareness in disasters.

Nigeria/Town Hall and Training

VOA’s Development office and the Hausa Service organized a Town Hall and Health Workshhop for  journalists in Abuja, Nigeria on Monday, June 27, 2011 as part of the BBG trip to Africa.