Health service providers participate in Dakshata training in Wokha, Kiphire | MorungExpress

Resource persons with trainees during Dakshata training at Dr Motsuo Memorial District Hospital Wokha from June 23-24. (Photo courtesy: CMO Wokha)

Wokha, June 26 (MExN): Department of Health and Family Welfare, Wokha held a three-day Dakshata training at Dr. Motsuo Memorial District Hospital Conference Hall, Wokha from June 23-25. Addressing the trainees, resource person Dr. Azo Louis Kharutsuo, Obs & Gyae, spoke the word Dakshata in Hindi means efficiency and the training aims to make them more efficient as health care providers during childbirth.

A press release from the CMO’s office, Wokha, said sessions on goals and objectives, quality care in the labor ward, stages of labor, safe childbirth checklist, triage, application of safe delivery, use of partogram to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality rate, bio medical waste management.etc were taken by resource persons.

Resource person, Sorenpeni Lotha, community health worker from Pongitong Health and Wellness Centre, described the training as a refresher course and how it updates knowledge on labor ward practices and care to newborns. During the three-day training, before and after test sessions, hands-on demonstration of normal childbirth, newborn care and newborn resuscitation with the use of manikins and manikins were also provided to trainees. Nurses and community health workers from district health units participated in the three-day training.

Kiphire: The Dakshata training for Kiphire district medical staff was conducted at the district hospital from 23-25 ​​June.

The training was conducted by Dr. Supongmeren, Principal Specialist (OBG) of IMDH, Mokokchung, and Dr. Longri Kichu, Principal Consultant of UNICEF. The trainees were made up of doctors, community health workers and nurses, a press release from CMO Kiphire’s office said.

The training focused on improving care for mothers and newborns with the aim of reducing maternal and infant mortality during childbirth and providing quality service during childbirth. During the training, manikins and manikins were used to demonstrate normal childbirth, essential neonatal care, and neonatal resuscitation.

A total of 18 medical personnel were trained under Dakshata in three days. Dakshata training is a technical update and skills standardization training to improve the care and survival of mothers and newborns through hands-on training with the latest clinical updates.

The training ended with the participants carrying out a practical exercise on objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) and neonatal resuscitation.

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