Dakshata trainings conducted in Wokha, Kiphire
Dimapur, June 26 (EMN): Wokha and Kiphire Health Department held a three-day training in Dakshata for medical staff from Dr. Motsuo Memorial District Hospital in Wokha town and Kiphire District Hospital from 23-25 June.e.
Addressing the trainees at Wokha, resource person Dr. Azo Louis Kharutsuo explained the meaning of Dakshata, which means efficiency in Hindi. He informed that the training aims to make them more effective as health service providers during childbirth.
An update from the CMO’s office said sessions on goals and objectives, quality care in the labor room, stages of labor, safe childbirth checklist, triage, l application of safe childbirth, use of partograph to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality rate, management of biomedical waste, etc. .were taken by the resource persons.
He added that before and after testing sessions, hands-on demonstration of normal childbirth, newborn care and newborn resuscitation with the use of manikins and mannequins were also provided to the trainees. during the three-day training.
Nurses and community health workers from district health units participated in the training.
In Kiphire, the training was conducted by Dr. Supongmeren, Senior Specialist (OBG) from IMDH, Mokokchung, and Dr. Longri Kichu, Senior Consultant from UNICEF.
The trainees included doctors, community health workers and nurses.
A total of 18 medical staff participated in the three-day training program. The training ended with a practical session on objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) and neonatal resuscitation.