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Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance & Control
Directorate General of Health Affairs Ministry of Health HQ, PO Box 393
Sultanate of Oman

Tel :     + (968) 24601921/ 24607524
Fax :    + (968) 24601832
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National Trainings

Outbreak Management Training Course in Sohar, 07-11 January 2012

The course was designed for capacity development amongst the Ministry of Health staff and other stakeholders involved in outbreak situation either due to infectious or non-infectious agents such as chemicals, etc. The course focused on practical aspects of outbreak detection, investigation and control and was built on the epidemiology and disease control situation in Oman and the national surveillance guidelines. The course was competency-based, field-oriented and designed to improve the practical skills of a variety of public health professionals at local, regional and national levels

  • Staff trained in Outbreak Management Training Course,  Sohar = 25
  • Credit hours: 21 (OMSB) for Outbreak Management Training Course in Muscat
  • Need for regional staff training in outbreak detection, data analysis management
  • Staff appraisal was done

 Future activites planned are:

1.     Mar-Apr’12: 3rd Omani Vaccination Week celebrations

·         The target groups are Health care workers, high risk individuals and school children

   2.    HIV Counseller  training program, May 2012

 ·         Training of 30 counsellors

·       8 days program that deals with the following themes

Ø  Orientation to HIV and HIV Counselling

Ø  Facilitating Behaviour Change and Pre HIV Test Counselling

Ø  Counselling in Association with the HIV test

Ø  Theme: Counselling in Association with the HIV test and Post Diagnosis Support

Ø  Themes: Providing Post diagnosis support

Ø  Post diagnosis support / addressing special needs

Ø  Addressing special needs

Ø  Addressing special needs/ Community orientation 

3.     Aug’12: Vaccine Management Training Course

4.     Nov’12: AEFI training course