Flaccid-paralysis-monitor

Flaccid paralysis monitor

To achieve its permanent program in training and development, “Al-Ameen” for humanitarian support, in cooperation with the early warning network team, held a training course about Flaccid paralysis monitor, in the city of “Al-Bab” in the northern countryside of Aleppo.

The early warning network team visited Al-Ameen’s medical center in Al-Bab on April 5, and conducted a training course on Flaccid paralysis monitor for 20 trainees from doctors, nurses, pharmacists and community health workers which working in this center.

The aim of the training is to investigate cases of Flaccid paralysis within children and limit its spread through vaccination campaigns and early detection and reporting of these cases, and identifying the concept of “golden time” for discovering and reporting disease cases and referring the patient for treatment, which must be within a period of 6 Months.

The methods of spread and infection of this disease were defined, its seriousness was defined, and similar cases were defined among other diseases, and the trainers emphasized that any case that is observed includes a symptom of this disease, it must be considered as acute flaccid paralysis until proven otherwise.

 

 
Ariha_Medical_Center_services

Ariha Medical Center services

As winter closes in, our medical team in Ariha centre is receiving increased cases of flu and inflamed throats, also, the number of visitors with joint pains also increases as usual during this time of the year. Among its free-of-charge services, the team also provides Covid-19 testing service, and attempts to cover all the medical needs of the visitors through its various departments, clinics and the laboratory. In addition to providing medicine to those in need, as the total number of services provided has reached 2232 which benefited 1030 people of different age segments.  The team is also looking forward to expand its services to a include a wider range of beneficiaries and to ensure all the medical needs of the local people are being met and fulfilled.