Mr. Charles W. Marwa from Tanzania is the winner of the SMH grant 2016 of 10.000 NOK. The grant will support Mr Marwa’s participation at this year’s Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) Congress in Uganda, October 2016. The theme of this year’s congress is “Access to and Utilization of Health Information in Africa: New challenges, New Solutions!”.
Mr Marwa will present his undergoing PhD research work titled “Knowledge, Perception and attitude of Health Information services in Selected Public Libraries of Tanzania”. Mr. Marwa is teaching information literacy and involved in the establishment of the Masters Programme in Information Science and Technology Management at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. SMH is looking forward to reading his report after the congress.