27 November 2018

Local trainers begin organizing training sessions in Sudan as part of ATKAP

The local trainers who were trained as part of the Emergency Medicine Capacity Increase Program (ATKAP) by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) began organizing their own training sessions in Sudan.

TİKA supports the training of specialized trainers needed by Sudan, being the leader of emergency health services, within the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

So far, 159 Sudanese medical personnel have received the Introduction to Disaster and Emergency Response (ADG+) training from TİKA. 28 of these trainees, who attended the program in July and August 2018, were selected as candidate trainers and they completed their training of trainers between September 30th and October 12th, 2018 in Turkey. The development phase of the local trainer pool, which now consists of 58 people thanks to the training sessions that have previously been carried out, has been completed.

Local trainers to provide their first training

As part of the Emergency Medicine Capacity Increase Program (ATKAP), local trainers began providing ADG+ training sessions for two groups of trainees under the supervision of Turkish experts. The training sessions will continue until November 22nd.

The goal for the year 2019 is to have these 58 local trainers provide training sessions on their own in Sudan while providing training sessions in cooperation with the Turkish trainers in 12 OIC countries.

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