Sunday, November 27, 2022

NHM, UNICEF hold training on NBSUs

With an objective to improve management of new-born in health facilities, a three-day training for Newborn Stabilisation Units (NBSUs) in the public sector was organised by National Health Mission (NHM), Nagalandand United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on August 10-12 in Kohima.
A press release by Department of Health and Family Welfare (DoH&FW) Kohima, stated the training focused on the survival of new-born through module reading, presentations, skill stations, and field visits to Naga Hospital AuthorityKohima (NHAK).
DoH&FW further stated that Nagaland has been consistently striving for delivery of quality health services to new-born in the state.
At the training, NHM Nagaland mission director, Dr. Thorhusie Katiry stressed on the importance of quality care in facilities and encouraged all medical officers for continued dedication at their respective place of work.
In her talk, director (medical education) Dr. Temjenstungla Jamir emphasised on quality capacity building of healthcare workers and thanked UNICEF for its continued support to the state.
Clinical sessions were conducted by senior paediatrician (NHAK) Dr. Khreimenuo and paediatrician (DH Longleng) Dr. Sanozulo including demonstrations at skill stations.
State nodal officer, child health, Dr. Imkongtemsu Longchar and UNICEF, Dr. Longri Kichu deliberated on the importance of prioritising new-born care as they remain the most vulnerable.
The participants consisted of paediatricians, medical officers, and other specialists from all districts.

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