MoH launches training for coronavirus field hospitals


Published: 2021-03-04 16:11

Last Updated: 2021-04-11 07:34

MoH launches training for coronavirus field hospitals
MoH launches training for coronavirus field hospitals

Thursday, the Ministry of Health (MoH), in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a training program to strengthen the capacity of health care teams working in field hospitals.

The head of the coronavirus portfolio Wael al-Hayajneh described the training program as 'distinguished,' which is ongoing until June.

The program is followed by a training of trainers program, which will provide the ministry’s staff with the opportunity to continue training on a regular basis.

The virtual training program includes hands-on sessions in field hospitals and touches gets into intensive care, respiratory therapy and respiration for coronavirus patients.

The training of trainers program covers the treatment of various cases of COVID-19 patients and special technical training for hospital directors and supervisors such as management, communication, quality control and human resource development.

More 400 trainees from MoE's field hospitals in Amman, Irbid, Aqaba and Ma'an will participate in the program, said Hayajneh.

The training enables frontline health care workers to contribute to the fight against COVID-19 by taking samples for testing and providing treatment to patients.