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Day-3 Report on A 5-Day Training of Health Care Providers on Emergency Obstetric Care (EMoC) and Antenatal Care (ANC) in Rural Communities in Adamawa State, Nigeria

Four participants from Numan, lamurde, Yola south and Michika gave a recap of the lectures of the previous day. Participant were able to recall correctly all they were taught the previous day some highlighted how new the lectures were to them and will replicate same lecture to other health care providers in their communities

The 6th lecture was on Prevention and Management of Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) and was delivered by Dr. Wilson Imongan. He took participants on what postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is, global burden of PPH, the risks of PPH and how it can be prevented. He also taught them on how PPH can be managed, how retained placenta can be managed as well as how to treat secondary PPH. He also highlighted the need for timely decision to make referral to secondary and tertiary health facilities as their services are basically providing primary health care services in hard-to-reach communities. Participants answered the class exercise which followed to show the level of their understanding. Algorithm for management of PPH was presented to the RH coordinator which will be sent out to all facilities in the State. However, copies were also given to the participants as a guide in managing PPH cases.

    

The 7th lecture was on Prevention and Management of Eclampsia. The lecture was delivered by Dr Victor Ohenhen. He pointed out the vital signs predictive of eclampsia in patients and advice that these signs should be noted as early as antenatal booking and refer patients if cases cannot be managed. The next lecture was on obstructed labour and was also delivered by   Dr Victor Ohenhen. At the end of the classes, participants were given class exercise on each lecture delivered.

 

 

UP NEXT: Day-4 Report on A 5-Day Training of Health Care Providers on Emergency Obstetric Care (EMoC) and Antenatal Care (ANC) in Rural Communities in Adamawa State, Nigeria

See: Day-1 Report

       Day-2 Report

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