13-NOV-2017: Zonal Training for doctors held by RRTC
ALIGARH November 13: The Regional Resource Training Centre (RRTC), Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University organized the second and third zonal trainings for doctors of First Referral Units, which were conducted under the supervision of AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor.
Prof. Seema Hakim, Nodal Officer of the RRTC, who was also the co-coordinator of the programme told that about 31 Doctors of 7 zonal districts participated in the training programme which covered management of Obstetrics emergencies, Newborn and child health complications.
The credit for establishing the Regional Resource Training Centre at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College goes to Prof Tariq Mansoor who is the Co-Principal Investigator of RRTC-AMU. The project which has been funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through IHAT, aims at reducing infant, neonatal and maternal mortality through continued medical education, mentoring and regular supportive supervision ensuring effective continuum of care in the First Referral Units (FRU) of Uttar Pradesh.
Prof. Hakim informed that the centre is committed to improve maternal and child health care in 7 High priority Districts of UP by providing training to doctors from 14 District hospitals and FRUs to upgrade and improve their knowledge and skills.
Prof. Farzana K. Beig provided training in neonatal resuscitation and management of complications in neonates while Prof. Shahla Haleem taught about mother resuscitation and shock management. Prof. Zehra Mohsin and Dr. Nasreen Noor addressed common pregnancy and during delivery complications like pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, haemorrhage etc.
Master trainers including Dr. Uzma Firdaus, Dr. Husain Amir and Dr. Ayesha Ahmad led the sessions on other important topics.
Seema Tandon, team leader, FRU Strengthening also motivated the trainees along with her team of UP-TSU Zonal FRU Specialists, Dr Prashant Mishra, Dr Purvi Verma and Dr Amit Das.
Prof Mohammad Aslam, Chairman, Department of Surgery, JNMC extended full cooperation and support to the training programme.
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