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Training on HIV and Syphilis screening for CHO & ANM held

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Dimapur, September 10: One-day induction training on HIV and Syphilis screening for Community Health Officer (CHO) and Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) was conducted in Tuensang and Noklak district on September 7 and 8 respectively.
The programme was organised by Nagaland state AIDS Control Society (NSACS) and sponsored by National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).


Resource person for the training was Deputy Director (BSD) NSACS, Dr. Nukshisangla, who highlighted the HIV scenario of Tuensang and Noklak district.
She also emphasised on the basics of Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT) and programme guidelines, factors that increase transmission of HIV from mother to a child, essential package and effectiveness of PPTCT services.
North East Technical Manager of Share India, Dr. Nanglong, shared the detailed process of community-based screening of HIV, community mobilisation.
Consultant Lab Technician, Share India, Vikeviel Thapo gave a briefing on the kits used and storage for screening.
Practical session for HIV and Syphilis screening were demonstrated by Lab Technician MICTS IDS Tuensang and ICTC CHC Noklak.
The training was attended by DAPCU Tuensang, ANMs and CHOs from different health units under Tuensang and Noklak district. (Page News Service)

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