Public Health Midwives (PHM) and the Health Instructors (HI) Training for Ring Surveys - Colombo

 

A training programme was conducted for the Public Health Midwives (PHM) and the Health Instructors (HI) of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) area at the Millennium Centre (New Town Hall) Auditorium on January 22nd 2020.

This programme was organized to train the PHMs and the HIs to conduct the upcoming Ring Surveys around leprosy cases identified in 2019 and 2020, and 04 PHMs and 13 HIs attended this programme. The programme was conducted by Dr. Dinuka Guruge, Medical Office-Epidemiology Unit of the CMC area with the support of PHI-CMC area, on leprosy in order to provide the public health staff a better understanding of the disease prior to the survey.