ADSPHCDA with NURTW With Support From EU-UNICEF For Stakeholders Engagement And Training Of Trainers (TOT) On Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS)

Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency in collaboration with National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) supported by EU-Unicef commenced Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) Project implementation inAdamawa State for 2018 by strengthening the critical stakeholders participation and engagement to ensure effective and efficient sustainability of the scheme.The project is aimed at saving the lives of pregnant women and increasing their uptake of maternal health services through the use of ETS services provided by NURTW. To date over16,000 women have benefited from the intervention since inception.

In a bid to ensure project sustainability the state primary healthcare development agency supported by EU-UNICIEF organized train the trainers (TOT) after holding intensive meeting with stakeholders in the state.

During the technical session1, Pre-test knowledge evaluation, qualities of good ETS trainer/how to train, ETS as a Volunteer scheme, the three delays were discussed.

While in day 2, sessions on essential features of the ETS, problems that could cause delays, learning Maternal danger signs and first aid, lifting and handling women with complication s and what we can do to support ETS were excusably demonstrated and discussed to enhance the quality of healthcare.