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Sensitisation Workshop on Hansen Disease at SFTH

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organisation hosted a sensitization workshop on Hansen’s Disease themed “You Role in Early Detection and Treatment” on Wednesday 20th February, 2019 at the Level 3 Conference Room, San Fernando Teaching Hospital. The Workshop was centred on strengthening the national framework for Hansen’s disease through the input of multidisciplinary healthcare teams. The morning session attended by members and representatives from the SWRHA nursing and medical teams involved strategic brainstorming with representatives from the Ministry of Health and PAHO to enhance the cooperative approach to Hansen’s Disease. Operational staff from SWRHA’s primary and secondary care clinical teams joined the afternoon session which focused on sensitisation and improving the capacity of healthcare workers to detect and treat Hansen’s Disease.


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