The District Health Management Team (DHMT) in Kenema have started a 10 days training integrated child survival strategy wordkshop for one hundred and eleven Peripheral Health Units (PHUs) in the Kenema district at the nurses lecture room at the Government Hospital in Kenema
During the opening session of the first phase of the training, the chairman of the workshop who is also the District Medical Officer (DMO) Kenema Dr. Yankuba Madina Bah welcomed participants particularly those coming out of Kenema city. He thanked UNICEF for funding the programe, and outlined the importance of the workshop not only to the nurses but to the communities they found themselves. He urged all to be punctual during the 10 days period. Dr. Bah said that the child survival strategy program, is to bring all nurses onboard in order to upgrade their standard. He also said that the integrated child survival strategy is a program that looks at all factors affecting child bearing women and to reduce the infant mortality rate.
In her statement the District Health Sister Kenema district Sister Hawa Daramy emphasized the need for integration and thanked the participants for taking part in the training. She cautioned them to pass on all what they will gain during the workshop to their colleagues in their various communities. Michael Vandi, Foday Abdulai and Sr. Agness Williams are the