As part of Tibetan health system strengthening program funded by USAID, A regional workshop on comprehensive community outreach and coordinated care workshop is under way in Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement which began on 26th April 2017 and will conclude on 3rd May 2017.
42 staff including 33 health staffs from 4 settlements and monasteries in South India and 3 settlements from Central India are attending the workshop where key technical information related to outreach process, RMNCH+A, TB, SBCC process, point of care testing, Data collection and community mapping will be discussed and explained to the participants by public health consultants Mr Vikas, Mrs Pragya, Miss Noor and Dr Lobsang Tsering.
CCOCC approach propose regular community outreach in Tibetan settlements through trained health functionaries to provide primary and preventive health care services.
A similar workshop was earlier organized in Delhi, in March 2017 for health staffs from Northern and Nepal region. The remaining staffs from North eastern and northern region will be trained in Dharamsala in May 2017 after which the project will be implemented in respective settlements.