Gambian librarians train to become AIDS educators

From allAfrica.com:

The Gambia Library and Information Services Association in collaboration with the National AIDS Secretariat Wednesday organized a three-day training of trainer\'s workshop on the dissemination AIDS/STDs for Library Personnel.

Among the aims and objectives of the workshop is to bring about awareness on the importance of HIV/AID/STDs information, expose and train members in all aspects of HIV/AIDS information management and dissemination, assess the challenges and constraints facing the library information personnel in order to exam (sic) the contributing factors of the poor performance of library and information services in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the country as well as to design a standard training package for current and prospective staff and equip members with IEC skill on the prevention of the disease . . .

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