ECTA Health Training

 

ECTA International Holistic Health for the Himalayas

 

 

ECTA health training programs:
In conjunction with our community partners we have now been involved in the training of 150 health workers! 1: Community Health Awareness programs which convey basic life saving messages conducted at schools and community events. 2: Community Health Volunteer/TBA trains village mothers in basic primary health and midwifery skills. The 40 day training is spread across 8 months and conducted in the trainee's home community. 3: Community Nurse/EMT
ECTA selects willing and able candidates from isolated villages to train for 6 months as community nurses at Navjeevan Hospital, Gayaganga. Two young men have trained as EMTs (and now work on ECTA's ambulances) and 6 men and women have trained as Community nurses (and returned to serve their home communities).
Community Health Volunteer/Trained Birth Attendant Locations: Hayden Hall Paramedic Program: 40 trained community paramedics from across the District were given a week long refresher/skills enhancement course in 2010 and 2011. Additionally, they were provided with a complete Community Health Volunteer Kit www.haydenhall.org Dubling (Kalimpong II Block): 14 graduates from 9 villages. Buxaduar (Kalchini Block ): 10 graduates from 6 villages. Lungshel (Gorubathan Block ): 11 graduates from 6 villages Lankapara (Birpara Block ): 16 trainees from 9 villages Barbote (Nimbong, Kalimpong II Block ): 16 trainees from 16 villages Kumai (Gorubathan Block): 26 trainees from 14 villages.
Community Nurses: In January of 2012, 6 young men and women sponsored by ECTA graduated from a 6 month nursing program at Navjeevan Hospital, Gayaganga. These candidates now serve their home communities of Chuikim, Kolbong and Daragaon. Emergency Medical Techs:
Additionally, ECTA's ambulance drivers Simon and Suren were sponsored to attend a 6 month EMT program at the same institution. They now provide the first medically assisted transport in the region. Find Health Training Resources at the
Himalayan Health resource Library!

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