Around 60 professionals from Kie-Ntem and Bata receive their prenatal control certificates

The series of training sessions that has been taking place in the continental region of the country over the last three weeks, with the aim of refreshing the health professionals in health centres in the provinces of Kie-Ntem and the Regional Hospital in Bata, under the new low risk prenatal (PNC) and postpartum control regulations.

A total of 12 national trainers, 37 medical professionals, midwives, nurses and ATS have been trained, in addition to 14 auxiliary health workers who received a specific awareness-raising session.

The closing ceremony with the presentation of certificates to the professionals who took part actively and successfully in the training sessions was held on 28th June, in the city of Ebebiyin. The ceremony was overseen by the Government Delegate from the District of Ebebiyin, Fatima Ntongono, and was attended by the Resident Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Mady Biaye, in addition to local authorities.

The activities were carried out within the framework of the Project to Reduce Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Bioko-Norte and Kie-Ntem, financed by Noble Energy.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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