SESRIC and the Ministry of Health of Turkey organised a 3-week training programme on Intensive Care & Infection Control between 25 June and 13 July 2018 in Ankara, Turkey. The training was organised within the framework of the OIC Strategic Health Programme of Action (OIC-SHPA) 2014-2023, under Thematic Area 1: “Health System Strengthening”.
The training provided an opportunity for healthcare professionals of OIC countries to share long-established knowledge and experiences in the field of infection control and intensive care.
The aim was to provide a dynamic balance in maintaining the life of the individuals with physiological function disorders, to developing their skills in preparation or critical conditions and immediate response and for improving the relevant service quality.
The training programme was divided into two modules; 1 week theoretical training and 2 weeks practice, and was organised for three distinctive groups from OIC Member States. Each group consisted of 5 countries with 20 participants, including the participation of one medical doctor and 3 nurses from each country.
The first session of the training was offered to Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan on 25 June – 13 July 2018 in Ankara, Turkey.