Training for health practitioners

A practical and theoretical training focusing on enhancing staff capacity and sharing experiences was provided in Keren Hospital.

Keren, 03 October 2017 – A practical and theoretical training focusing on enhancing staff capacity and sharing experiences was provided in Keren Hospital.

The two week training organized by the Ministry of Health of the Anseba region included prevention and treatment mechanism of communicable diseases, infections that occur on children under the age of 5, as well as on eye and ear infections.

The Medical Director of the Anseba region health branch, Dr. Kesetebrhan Solomon indicating that the government has been exerting effort to expand healthcare services in all regions of the country, said that staff capacity development plays significant role in ensuring the quality and the quantity of health services.

Expressing that the training will significantly help them in their daily activities, the trainees on their part expressed conviction to diligently work in ensuring the health of the society.

Likewise, a two month training focusing on gynecology was provided to two health professionals from the Gash Barka region.

Gynecologist Leilti Gebreslasie, from the Keren Hospital, commending the interest demonstrated by the trainees and expressed her expectation that they will apply the knowledge they have acquired to save the lives of mothers and infants.

Pediatrician Dr. Tekle Tsegay on his part said that thanks to the trainings being provided on a regular basis, the occurrence of diseases on infants and children under the age of 5 has been controlled. He also called on the trainees to play due role in the effort to develop healthcare services in their areas and ease the work load that existed in the hospital.