Anambra NMA Holds Training Of Trainers On COVID-19 Infection Prevention And Control

Raymond Ozoji, Awka

The COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Project Training of Trainers on infection prevention and control (IPC) by the Anambra state branch of the Nigeria Medical Association, (NMA) will take place in Anambra state next week Tuesday,18th August, 2020 at Golden Tulip hotel, Agulu, Anambra state.

The Chairman, NMA Anambra State, Dr Jide Onyekwelu, says Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State is expected to flag off the training, while the Anambra state Commissioner for Health is coming as a Special Guest of Honour.

The training is a project facilitated by the National Center for Disease Control, (NCDC) and funded by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The training is a project of Anambra State Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) anchored by the NMA Anambra State Taskforce for COVID-19 and other Infectious Diseases.

The Task Force is headed by Dr Mrs Jane Ezeonu, Vice Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association, Anambra State and the Chairman of the NMA Anambra state Taskforce for COVID-19 and other Infectious Diseases.

Dr Mrs Ezeonu, a Public Health Physician is with Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, NAUTH is also a member of the NCDC COVID-19 Rapid Response Team (NRRT) redeployed to Anambra State.

The COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Project training will include; Training of Trainers (TOT) on IPC scheduled to hold on Tuesday 18th and Wed 19th August, 2020 at Golden Tulip hotel, Agulu, Anambra state.

Then the step-down training at the five NMA Anambra zones (Awka, Nnewi, Onitsha, Aguata and Ihiala) holds on Tue 25th and Wed 26th August, 2020.

After the training, there would be a Presentation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to some Isolation Centers in Anambra state by the NMA.

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