TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ON DE-MEDICALIZATION OF FGM/C MAUCHE NJORO

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Thu, 2015-03-19 09:22
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TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ON DE-MEDICALIZATION OF FGM/C MAUCHE NJOROTRAINING WORKSHOP FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ON DE-MEDICALIZATION OF FGM/C MAUCHE NJORO

On 5th and 6th March ACCAF held a training workshop in Mauche Njoro County to train medical practitioners on the effects and management of FGM/C. the expected outcome of the workshop included,

1. To expound on FGM knowledge,

2. To identify alternatives of FGM and its complications,

3. To know how to handle women who have undergone FGM and those who haven’t.

 

Participants were taken through various sessions including, providing a background of FGM/C, giving its definition, distribution and prevalence across countries including Kenya. Facts that healthcare providers ought to be cognizant of in relation to FGM/C. Socio-cultural factors of FGM/C, Gender and FGM/C, medicalization and new trends of FGM/C

 

At the end of the training the participants were issued with an evaluation form so as to evaluate the training which will give ACCAF necessary feedback on how to conduct future trainings and improvements where necessary. The overall rate of the training was rated as good followed by very good.  The health providers vowed to be advocates for the end of the practice.

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Expiry Date: 
Mon, 2016-03-14 09:22