RRI(H) Guwahati Organises Training Programme for ASHA Workers

Several senior doctors and homoeopathy experts were present at the training program

Homoeopathy is extremely safe and effective for children, promoting this concept and taking it to the grassroots, a two-day training programme for ASHA workers of the Capital and Dhirenpara Block under the Homoeopathy for Healthy Child-II project was organized by the Regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy, Guwahati in Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) Guwahati. The workshop began with the lighting of the lamp, paying tributes to the father of Homoeopathy, master Samuel Hahnemann and felicitating the dignitaries.
Dr Deep Kumar Medhi, Register BHSM & Principal SJNHMC&H was the Chief Guest of the inauguration ceremony. Senior Research Scholar of Central Council Research for Homoeopathy (CCRH) New Delhi Dr Divya Taneja, ANM and Assam Gaurav Awardee Namita Kalita, Paediatrician (MD) of Pratiksha Hospital, Dr Chiranjeet Narayan Dev and BDS Dr Sagufa also graced the occasion as special guests.
Welcoming the gathering, Dr Amulya Ratna Sahoo, officer-in-charge RRI(H) said, "ASHA workers are the backbone of our medical system, thus it is a special occasion for us and I feel honoured to welcome you all to the training programme of ASHA workers under Homoeopathy for Healthy Child- II project. The first phase implementation of the project was a great success and as a result we have been able to start the next phase." He further requested the ASHA workers present to extend their kind cooperation so that no child is left behind.
Glimpse of the inauguration of the training session
Image: Glimpse of the inauguration of the training session
Addressing the gathering, Dr Divya Taneja, the chief architect behind the implementation of the Homoeopathy for Healthy child project in the nooks and corners of India appreciated the steps taken by Regional Research Institute (Homoeopathy) in implementing the project.
ANM and Asam Gaurav Awardee Namita Kalita thanked the RRI(H) Guwahati for recognising her work and urged the ASHA workers to continue their sincere and dedicated service to society.
Delivering his lecture, Dr Deep Kumar Medhi, Registrar, BHMS, Principal SJNHMC&H thanked the RRI(H) for going out of the way in promoting Homoeopathy as alternative medicine. He wished the organisers the very best and assured all sorts of support in implementing the project. ANM and Assam Gaurav Awardee Namita Kalita thanked the RRI(H) Guwahati for recognising her work and urged the ASHA workers to continue their sincere and dedicated service to society.
Giving the vote of thanks, Dr Liyi Karso, Research Officer of RRI(H) Guwahati thanked everyone for attending the event despite heavy rain and flood. In the technical session, Dr Chiranjit Narayan Dev gave a detailed overview of the growth and development of children: Dr Sagufa Mustarin Bora (BDS) spoke on Healthy Teething and common Dental problems: Dr Amulya Ratna Sahoo shared his views on Benefits of Homoeopathy and Dr Divya Taneja gave a comprehensive description of Homoeopathy for Healthy Child Project.
On the 2nd day, the event was graced by Padmashree Illias Ali. Addressing the gathering, Ali extended his heartfelt thanks to RRI(H) Guwahati for the invite and spoke on which and how medicine doses should be given to the child. He also lauded the ASHA workers for undauntedly fighting COVID-19 from the front and their efforts to keep society fit and healthy.
All the participating members along with the trainers at the session
Image: All the participating members along with the trainers at the session
The training was attended by around 100 ASHA workers of the Capital and Dhirenpara.
Homoeopathy for Healthy Child was initiated in January 2015 and implemented in 8 centres of CCRH. More than 1700 ASHAs/ANMs have been trained and 1540 Anganwadi workers have been sensitized to the ambitious project.



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