PPHI Sindh organizes TOT on IMNCI

PPHI Sindh organized a six-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) in collaboration with Child Survival Program Sindh, WHO and UNICEF from July 29 to August 3, 2019 at PDC Dow medical University, Karachi. The purpose of this training was to build capacity of all MNCH Coordinators, Master Trainers and Public Health Specialist so that they can further trickle down this training to underlying staff.

Dr. Nand Lal was course director and he was accompanied with others facilitators including Drs. Ameena, Munazza, Imtiaz, Shankar, Taj Laghari, Farida and Yaqoob.

The ultimate objective of IMNCI is to decrease child morbidity and mortality under 5 years of age. This IMNCI used integrated approach and provide broad spectrum of services to classify and treat children under 5 years based on their sign and symptoms. Duration the training, participants were indulged into theories, role plans, group discussion and demonstration at clinical sites. Total 27 participants were trained.

The training was concluded with a certificate distribution where the participants shared their experiences about training. Mr. Abdul Wahab Soomro, CEO of PPHI Sindh, was the Chief Guest of the ceremony.

Dr. Badar Munir - WHO, Dr. Ruslin and Dr. Kamal Asghar - UNICEF, and Dr. Khadim Qureshi - MS Civil Hospital along with other team members of PPHI Sindh including Mr. Ghulam Ali Soomro - COO and Dr. Jahanzaib Sohail - Deputy Director Immunization were also present at the ceremony.

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