Training of trainers in WHO essential newborn care course
Other TitlesYangon, Myanmar, 20-24 June 2006
AbstractThe second inter-country training on Essential Newborn Care Course was organized at the Institute for Child and Mother Health (ICMH), Mutuail, Dhaka. Seventeen health care professionals engaged in newborn health from five Member States:Bangladesh, Bhutan, DPRK, Nepal and Timor-Leste participated. The report gives a brief overview of the 5-day training course which is skills-based and conducted in line with the adult participatory learning techniques using a variety of teaching aids, such as demonstrations, presentations, clinical practice, role play and discussions, etc. The course covered main areas of neonatal care including care at birth, initiating and supporting early breastfeeding, thermal control, examination of the normal newborn, neonatal resuscitation, Kangaroo mother care, communication skills and special care for the low birth-weight baby. At the end of the course participants discussed and shared the follow- up action plans that they would do in their respective countries.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2006). Training of trainers in WHO essential newborn care course. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206502