First of its kind scheme for ANMs will be held

Sakal Times
Friday, 23 March 2018

Pune: A pilot project of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) will be conducted by The Foundation For Research In Community Health and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, to teach them demonstration-based learning on healthcare and life-saving skills for a newborn and the mother. 

‘Skills mall’ is a first of its kind initiative taken collaboratively by the organisation and school, which will be organised at Bharat English School, Shivajinagar on Sunday.

Pune: A pilot project of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) will be conducted by The Foundation For Research In Community Health and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, to teach them demonstration-based learning on healthcare and life-saving skills for a newborn and the mother. 

‘Skills mall’ is a first of its kind initiative taken collaboratively by the organisation and school, which will be organised at Bharat English School, Shivajinagar on Sunday.

Shilpa Karvande, research officer and project coordinator, said, “Approximately 85 ANMs from Pune district have pre-registered for this event. Life saving skills such as newborn resuscitation, management of complications during pre and post childbirth, maternal mental and communication skill will be taught to the candidates. We have also kept some gifts to encourage the nurse midwives.”

She further said, “There will be some experts coming from Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad, some will be from our organisation, while some will be from Bapu Trust situated at Shankarsheth Road. They will talk about the precautionary measures to be taken while the baby is born and teaching the nurse midwives about the problems arising during the 
delivery process.”

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