Training on baseline assessment for competency of GNMs, ANMs

Training on baseline assessment for competency of GNMs, ANMs

ITANAGAR, Jan 9: A two-day State level residential training on baseline assessment for competency staff of GNMs and ANMs, organized by State Health Society, started at State Training Hall, office of the Mission Director, National Health Mission, Naharlagun today.

In her inaugural address, Dr Tapasya Raghav, Mission Director, National Health Mission expressing disappointment over non-usage of partograph by nurses which she observed during her field visit advised them to use it, while observing that nurses are answerable for non-usage of partograph.

Reminding all of low ANC coverage in the state, she urged the nurses to stress more upon ANC. She also insisted on check-up of hemoglobin which is not being done as observed by her during her visits to health facilities. She advised the nurses to refresh their knowledge if gained previously and to learn well during the training. She further advised them to focus on training and to clarify all their queries.

Earlier in his welcome speech, Dr T Taku, State Programme Officer for Training, NHM exhorted the trainees to recapitulate the knowledge gained earlier. He informed that if a trainee fails to secure 50% mark during post course evaluation, her training will be nullified. He requested the resource persons to guide the trainees and polish them to be able to shine in their field of work. He asked the trainees to go back with all the answers to their queries.

The resource persons are Dr Tana Natung, Nodal officer (MCH), Kijum Karga, Deputy Director Nursing, Boa Yanya Tao, Principal, Arunachal State Nursing School, Naharlagun, Inu Borang, Vice Principal, Arunachal State Nursing School, Naharlagun and Aruna Chaudhary, Vice Principal, GNM School, Pasighat.

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