Training of Master Trainer (ToT) to partner NGO's staff
Quetta: Three day 6-8 August conducive training for the trainer's for newly onboard implementing partners NGO's staff has been conducted , the thematic areas been given exhaustive conceptual training are on CMAM, IYCF, BCC, Micronutrients, MIS tools and Monitoring. The training of trainers was organized by BNPMC Provincial Nutrition Directorate. On the event Deputy Director Nutrition Dr. Abid Paneazi , Deputy Director Nutrition Dr Safia Mengal, NGO's Coordinator Mr. Shah Mohammad, BCC Expert Ms. Farzana Baloch , M&E Expert Mr. Hameed Ullah Khan Dotani, Gender Expert Mr. Sultan Ahmed Tareen, H&NEO Mr. Faiz Ahmed Barech & IMO Mr. Kazim Agha were the key Resource Persons, who delivered comprehensive and detailed presentations. The topics that covered were Understanding Nutrition and Causes of Malnutrition , Overview and components of CMAM, Community Outreach and it's purpose, Conducting Screening for case finding , Anthropometry, Referral Mechanism for Active cases, Follow up visits during outreach activities, Social Mobilization, Formation of Support Groups, Communication & process of Communication, Behaviour Change Communication & it's relationship with attitude and practices, Infant Young Child Feeding (IYCF) importance and its key messages, Interpersonal Communication (IPC) on IYCF and how to conduct support groups, Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP) it's Basic requirements admission criteria along with other procedures, Medical Assessment, Appetite Test, Hidden Hunger (Micronutrient Deficiency Diseases), MMS Guidelines, IFA Guidelines, RUTF Guidelines, Treatment of Diarrhea with Zinc and ORS and it's guidelines, Understanding MIS tools and the Data flow Mechanism along with MIS Tools practices, Monitoring & Evaluation and it's result framework in BNPMC, Grievance Redressal Mechanism, Monitoring sampling frame, use of Monitoring tools and it's reporting to BNPMC and Gender Sensitization.
On the closing remarks Director Nutrition Dr. Amin Khan Mandokhel expressed that all of you are Bacon of Ray for the community in reaching out the marginalised masses. Your dedication will be up to mark that enthusiastically pave relief in service delivery of Nutrition interventions. Urging that fight against malnutrition and it's associated causes is responsibility to all of us and reaching to Mother's and children is utmost important, and play your part dexterously. He emphasized about the RUTF (Ready to use Therapuatic food) is only for the SAM children and give it to SAM Children by adopting the protocols otherwise it's excessive or improper useage will lead to severe complications and one of them is Diarrhea.
Here to mention that NGO staff of targeted districts i.e; Panjgur, Kharan, Noshki, Kohlu, Killa Saifullah , Sibi, and Zhob participated of various backgrounds. The new partner NGOs includes SCAP- Balochistan, BRDS, H&Nuts Balochistan, HOPE & BRDRS.
At the end to the participants certificates of completion have been distributed.