TRIMHS sanitary assistants given hands-on training

By A O News Service

NAHARLAGUN, Sept 10: A two-day training for 17 new sanitary assistants of TRIMHS with its deputy chief medical superintendent Dr Taw Kaki and senior microbiologist Dr Mepe Riba as resource persons concluded here on Tuesday.

While Nursing superintendent T Taikum and senior nursing officer Rubu Yape conducted the training covering every aspects, toeing the adage “cleanliness is next to godliness”. The training was punctuated by sessions of Dr Kaki and Dr Riba.

The training covered bio medical wastes  management rule 2016, handling/management, cleaning methods and schedule, health check-up, hand washing technique, preparation of disinfectant, demonstration, spillage management (blood/body fluid, followed by a visit to labour room, casualty ward, OT, sharp pit.

Such training is mandatory for new comers and one in a year, Dr Kaki added.

The training helped to learn in-depth about Hepatitis-B and HIV/AIDS, said trainee Tadar Yakam in response to questions while her colleague Tai Sumia said that many new aspects of cleanliness was taught.

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