The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has trained 205 frontline health workers on Covid-19 case management. The training was given to curb the spread of the virus in the country.
Dr. Saudat Abdullahi Basheer, the UNICEF Health Specialist in charge of Kano Field Office, disclosed this during a three-day training for health workers on Covid-19 case management held in Katsina.
The Kano Field Office of UNICEF consists of Katsina, Kano and Jigawa States.
Dr. Saudat stated that 55 frontline health workers had been trained in Katsina State, 55 in Jigawa, and 95 in Kano State on precautionary measures to be taken in the treatment of COVID-19 cases.
She said: ‘The trainees were drawn from tertiary, secondary and private health institutions supporting COVID-19 outbreak response.’