Longleng, May 12 (MExN): The District Health Society Longleng conducted a two-day training on Navjaat Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (NSSK) "Basic New Born Resuscitation Care" for the Nurses from May 10-11.
During the event, the trainer Dr Sanuzulu, Paediatrician District Hospital, Longleng noted that two-third of infant mortality rate are due to neonatal mortality and stressed that a minute after birth is most critical and important to save the life of a neonatal.
She further dwelt on pretest, preparedness of delivery room and birth equipments, infection prevention routine care for babies, steps for positive pressure ventilation, observational care in mother, monitoring breathing and temperature, breastfeeding, kangaroo mother care , immunisation and post-test.
The Paediatrician also imparted the basic knowledge on Navjaat Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (Navjaat Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (Protection for the newborn) launched by Government of India as a training programme aimed at essential newborn care and resuscitation in 2009-10.
Earlier, Dr Imnameren Phom DPO (RCH/UIP) briefed the participants about the purpose of conducting the training sessions and said that the training will led them to acquire essential knowledge and skills for providing optimal care to neonates in the health facilities and helping in improving health status of newborns.
All together 10 staff Nurses from PHC's CHC's and District Hospital attended the training programme, informed a press release from the Media Officer, Chief Medical Officer Office Longleng.