The bearing effect of Health Information in achieving Millennium Development Goals in selected Public Libraries in South-West
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The paper surveys the bearing effect of Public libraries played in the attainment of heath Millennium Development Goals, using the South-West region of Nigeria. The bid to reduce infant and maternal mortality, HIV/AIDS, Malaria level worldwide led to the declaration of Millennium Development Goals in the year 2000. The methodology adopted is the survey design in which questionnaires were used for obtaining data from library staff and users. The result shows that Public libraries played a significant role in the attainment of health MDGs. In addition, library users make significant demand for all categories of health information especially in the area of maternal and childcare. The paper recommends that there should be paid to Public libraries in Nigeria by government and individuals. In addition, library staff should also be saddled with the responsibility of providing services geared towards the attainment of health Millennium
Millennium Development Goals , Public libraries , Public health
Okiki, O. C., & Omotosho, A. M. (2013). The bearing effect of Health Information in achieving Millennium Development Goals in selected Public Libraries in South-West.