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National Health Mission, J&K in collaboration with UNFPA & Sphere India organizes three day training programme on Minimum Initial Service Package for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Disaster in J&K

Jammu 14th July; State level orientation cum training workshops on Minimum Initial Service Package for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Disaster in J&K for the Chief Medical Officers, State Trainers ASHA Programme, District ASHA Coordinators and District Programme Managers was initiated here at State Health Society, Nagrota Jammu.

Dr. Yashpal Sharma, Mission Director, National Health Mission, J&K while welcoming the participants’ in workshop thanked & expressed gratitude to the team from UNFPA and Sphere India for providing support to State Health Society for capacity building of manpower for any disaster which can change life in an instant , destroying homes and communities, often leaving families and individuals without basic necessities from food and water to hygiene supplies, contraceptives and medical care and made them aware for the public health issues like pregnancy related deaths, women experiencing obstetric complications during any disaster. Dr Sharma also shared that the health department had conducted various trainings for disaster in which other agencies have supported in capacity building of manpower.

The resource persons for the training programme from UNFPA and Sphere India comprised of Dr. Henna Hejazi, Program Manager Sphere India ; Dr. Kapil Dev Singh Trainer PHFI, Dr. ItinderPal Singh Bali Trainer Sphere India.

Dr Harjeet Rai, Divisional Nodal Officer Jammu, Mr. Junaid Ahamd Zaroo, Assistant Program Manager Trainings,Mr. Sadiq Khan ,State Trainer, Mr. Jonson Chandel, State Trainer and officials of State Health Society J&K etc were also present on the occasion.