Health Staff Trained on Safe Motherhood in Mogadishu PDF Print

 

World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 800 women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Of these, 99% are from developing countries. Skilled care before, during and after childbirth, can save the lives of women and new-born babies.

 

With the aim of enhancing the capacities of health care providers, training on management of maternal and reproductive health was held for 10 Health Staff in Mogadishu. The four-day training ran from 20th to 23rd October 2014.

Dr. Afrah, the trainer, discussed with the participants how to care for expectant women throughout pregnancy and at delivery. The trainer encouraged active participation through information sharing and asking questions.

“This training will change us and the community we work with. I urge the care givers here today to use what we have learnt to give better services. The communities are waiting for your services,” said CISP’s Health Coordinator.

“We have learnt how to decide on the referral of a mother when she is having difficulties during delivery,” said Asho* one of those in attendance.

“I thank you for the contributions you have made during the training.  From now on, we should encourage mothers to visit clinics for care and assisted delivery,” Dr.Afrah concluded.

 

The training ended on a high note as the trainees expressed their commitment to working with the communities.

*Person requested anonymity for security reasons.

By: Salad Ghedi Ali, Field Communication Support Officer, Mogadishu

 

 

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