SMH grant 2019 used to discuss access to and use of health information

Health Librarian Cécile Coulibaly from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, won the SMH-grant 2019. She attended the 16th AHILA conference from December 14-18. The theme focused was based on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 and titled «Achieving healthy lives and well-being in Africa through access to and use of information». Her report is based on experience and knowledge sharing during the pre-conference workshops and plenary sessions on different sub-themes.
Report from AHILA dec. 2019

SMH grant 2017 to Winfred Nantambi

Winfred (Winnie) Nantambi from Uganda, won one of the SMH/AHILA 2017 grants!

Winnie began her studies for a Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science at Makerere University, College of Computing and Information Science, East African School of Library and Information Science, in Kampala. In 2015/16, she got an abstract accepted for the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress, but was not able to attend due to lack of funds. When the opportunity to apply for the SMH/AHILA grant came, she was happy to be selected.

Winnie spent the grant on the course «Systematic Review and Meta Data Analysis Training» at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. Read more about her experiences in her Training report to SMH and AHILA