Health Care Providers invited to register for STI Training Workshop

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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Health care providers are invited to register to participate in a Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) workshop that is scheduled to take place on March 24 and March 25.

This initiative is a collaborative effort of the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), the American University of the Caribbean (AUC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

The workshop will take place at AUC on Saturday, March 24 from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday, march 25 from 9.00am to 4.00pm.

The objective of the training is to increase knowledge and skills of medical service providers for first-level diagnosis, treatment and referral of patients in order to provide an efficient STIs program for the country.

Health care providers can register by emailing: surveillance@sintmaartengov.org

The training is for clinicians and service providers whose normal duties include first-level diagnosis and treatment of patients and those who work as outreach providers, counsellors or educators at any first-contact health facility.

The workshop is also relevant to medical service providers (mid-wives, nurses and doctors, public health nurses and pharmacists) at health facilities.

For additional information, you can call: 542-1122, 542-1222, 542-1322 or 542-1570