SESRIC, the Ministry of Health of Turkey and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), jointly organized a training of trainers course on 'Disaster and Prehospital Medicine' for 30 selected experts from the Ministry of Health of Sudan. The training was scheduled for 1-11 October 2018 and took place at the International Urla Emergency Disaster Training and Simulation Centre in İzmir, Turkey.
The training course was organized within the framework of the Strategic Health Programme of Action (SHPA) 2014-2023, under “Thematic Area 5 on Emergency Health Response and Interventions” and covered the practical aspects of Medical Search & Rescue and Ambulance Services. Two separate groups of experts had the chance to learn the teaching skills and competencies needed to perform as a trainer.
This training programme was part of the implementation of a joint project between SESRIC, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Turkey, TIKA and the Ministry of Health of Sudan, which aims to strengthen the coordination and capacity building of OIC countries in preparedness and response to health emergencies.