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Healthcare training

Slawomir Plata
Improving healthcare for mothers and babies

Our Swiss NGO is helping to improve the quality of health care through better training for health workers. Health workers receive training in counseling and awareness-raising, so that they can better assess the population’s health problems and provide better care.

Strengthen the health workers’ skills

In collaboration with our local partners, we develop continuous training to improve the quality of the consultations, for example ensuring that the woman’s consent is requested before any medical act.

We are helping to standardise antenatal visits through the PANDA (Pregnancy and Newborn Diagnostic Assessment) telemedicine system, which has been integrated by the Burkina Faso Ministry of Health into the national eHealth efforts.

During the COVID-19 crisis, in order to continue prenatal consultations in complete safety, Enfants du Monde and its partners created videos aimed at healthcare personnel and trained them in appropriate medical care.

Training healthcare managers to implement regional programs

We are developing university courses for people in management positions in ministries of health, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Latin American Perinatal Centre (CLAP) and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO).

The purpose is to promote and support the implementation of regional programmes to improve mothers’ and babies’ health.

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What makes us different :
  • Our trainings are integrated into the national curricula, for example in Burkina Faso, our approach of health promotion is part of the programme of National School of Public Health
  • Our modalities change according to the operational context: in person trainings or online like during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • In order to improve maternal and child health in their respective countries, we organise trainings where we gather some senior executives from Ministries of Health from different countries, for example in South America.
  • So as to obtain lasting results, our specialists co-design the trainings along with universities, NGOs and Ministries of Health from the countries concerned, as well as with international organizations such as the World Health Organization.

Sheik Akhtaruzzaman Rajib health care provider, Bangladesh

Since I attended this advice course, I have experienced my discussions with pregnant women in a different light. Now I pay more attention to their pregnancy stories and take into consideration the family issues that can prevent them from being taken care of properly.

Training of health workers in practice


With our local partner, we offer advice training to health workers. They learn to better support pregnant women, mothers and their babies, and therefore improve the quality of the care provided.

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Burkina Faso

Health education, the involvement of husbands and respect for women’s rights are an integral part of health care for better patient care.

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We are offering a diploma course in Colombia for healthcare executives. Its aim is to enable participants to develop proposals for health promotion projects in their respective countries.

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Training for the health care providers in the Ambanja District Referral Hospital Centre in order to ensure adequate and respectful care of pregnant women, young mothers and newborns.

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Training kit on the respect of the mother and the newborn to bring the health personnel to consider the rights, the dignity, the private life of the women and their babies and to communicate with respect and in all confidentiality with the patients, their partners and their families.

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Until 2020 we have trained health workers to improve the care for mothers and babies.

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In order to solve the lack of training for health workers in the rural areas, we have developed a system to standardize prenatal visits.

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El Salvador

Until 2021 we have trained health workers to improve the care for mothers and babies.

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My donation makes a difference

For example:

With 75 francs: 

I can fund a two-day training on birth preparation for a health worker in Burkina Faso.

With 100 francs: 

I enable the continuous training in maternal and child health for 5 health workers in Bangladesh.

With 150 francs:

I enable the continuous training for a nurse in Nepal, so s/he can provide respectful care to pregnant women and their newborns.

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