The Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (ESOG)- under its QI in FP and CAC Project- conducted a training that aimed at improving the knowledge, skills and attitudes of RH care service providers. It was conducted from October 24-28, 2020. The training planned to equip trainees with necessary skills to provide reliable evidence-based care; implement QI processes, and utilize quality measures to improve care systems and outcomes.
One of the objectives of the project is the improvement of the quality of RH/FP and CAC/services. To achieve this objective, ensuring that health care providers develop processes for continuous quality improvement (CQI), requires that health personnel acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to plan, define, monitor, improve and evaluate quality on a continuous basis.
Taking standard training package as a requirement to meet its objectives, the project in collaboration with Oromia Regional Health Bureau’s Quality and Equity Case Team has conducted a Four-day Quality Improvement training for facility MCH head and quality officers in Arsi zones, Ambo town, in North Shewa Meeting hall. There were 2 participants from Woreda health office, 4 from zone office and also 4 participants from 2 Hospitals and 2 participants from each of the 15 health centres. Medical Doctors, Midwife Nurses, Health officers had participated in the training.