In July 81 health workers benefitted from a training in adolescent orientation, which was conducted by PAHO/WHO in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health. Doctors, Community Health Workers, Staff Nurses, Medexes, and Midwives drawn from Mabaruma, Moruca, and Georgetown participated in the training. At the start of the training a pre test was conducted to assess participants knowledge and skills on adolescent health issues. Also, a survey on Adolescent Health was done to establish the needs and challenges health care workers face within the Region and their respective health centres. It was evident from the pretest and survey that…
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health conducted a Peer Education workshop in Baramita, Region 1 for in-school youths of the Baramita Primary School during the period 19-20 June 2017. This training was initially scheduled for three days, however due to exigencies with the Ministry of Education; the duration of the training was reduced to 2 days.
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health conducted a three-day training of trainers’ workshop on the diagnosis and management of cancers during the period 16-18 May 2017.