Refresher Course for Health Workers PDF Print

The purpose of refresher courses for health workers is to provide exposure to current nursing practices. A three day training programme was designed to update and enhance knowledge and clinical skills of health workers on common illnesses and de-worming.

10 participated among them doctors, nurses, lab assistants and community health workers from Boondheere in Somalia’s Banadir’s region. The subjects covered included among others; disease diagnosis, case management, immunizations, treatments to be administered, pre-referral treatments and psychological support.

“Our knowledge needs to increase to ensure we improve the provision of quality health services in the MCH for the sake of our community,” said one of the nurses present.

The training approach employed allowed all participants to contribute to discussions during the sessions.


“The objective of the training was to train our staff to understand the management of common illness by applying necessary protocols when responding to the needs of the sick,” remarked the Health and nutrition Officer.


By Salad Ghedi Ali (Field communication & accountability officer)




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