Thursday, October 6, 2022

DHS Tuensang organises SAANS for healthcare workers

District Health Society (DHS) Tuensang, on Wednesday, organised a district level training on “Social Awareness and Actions to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully (SAANS), for medical officers, community health officers (CHOs) and Auxiliary Nursing Midwives (ANMs) under Tuensang district.
In a press release, DMO, NHM Tuensang, Apheang informed that resource persons for the training included junior specialist (Paediatrician) District Hospital Mokokchung, Dr. Imlisenba Lemtur and MO Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) Tuensang, Dr. Chumbeni.
The resource persons sensitised the participants on pneumonia prevention, breastfeeding, age appropriate complementary feeding, good quality air and immunisation.
At the training programme, pre-test and post-test on case studies for pneumonia management were also carried out.
Altogether, 41 participants from various health units participated in the training.