Three Days Residential Training of Trainer Workshop

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Three days residential training of trainer workshop on rights- based service provision in elderly care for health care & community- based workers involved in the care of the elderly in Mannar district, Sri Lanka was held on 5th, 6th and 7th of May 2024, at ReeCha, Iyakachchi.

This training was implemented by Christian Blind Mission (CBM) in collaborated with University of Jaffna.

The resources from Faculty of Medicine of University of Jaffna are. Prof R Surenthirakumaran, Prof S Sivayokan, Dr PAD Coonghe, Dr S Sivansuthan Dr N Prabu, and Ms S Sasrubi.

Medical Officers, MOHs, Nursing Officers, Public Health Nurses from Mannar district, total Twenty participants attended the training. Case scenarios were applied on  the problems of aging, Using medicines in old age, Dying, death, and beyond, Right based care, Being a care giver, Basic counseling skills required for elderly care, Preventive health in old age and Ageing preparedness.

A manual has been provided to the participants. All the participants were provided with Certificates.