I.A.S (Retd.)
Union Minister of State For Water Resources River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs Government Of India New Delhi.

HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

Question No - 4813
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Answered Date : 18.12.2009
Subject : TRAINING TO DOCTORS

Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-


(a) whether the Government has launched any scheme in cooperation with the World Bank for providing critical care training to the doctors in district hospitals; 

(b) if so, the details thereof and the number of doctors imparted training so far thereunder; 

(c) whether cooperation from private hospitals has also been sought in this regard;and 

(d) if so, the details thereof?
ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE(SHRI GHULAM NABI AZAD) 

(a) to (d): The Government has supported trainings in critical care including Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC), Skill Birth Attendant (SBA), Life Saving Anaesthesia Skills (LSAS), neonatology trainings as part of the capacity building initiatives under the Reproductive & Child Health Programme (RCH II) under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). Further, the states have also taken up re-orientation training of MOs in Normal Delivery, Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) and Management of Common Obstetric Care. Trainings are also being undertaken in Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) Technique for improving the range and quality of critical care services in the public health facilities. 

As part of these initiatives, till date, 423 doctors have been received EmOC trainings, 28,765 providers have received SBA trainings, 847 doctors have received LSAS training, 21,319 Persons have received IMNCI trainings. 

The World Bank is one of the fund pooling partners in the RCH II programme which is a constituent of NRHM.Cooperation from private hospitals is not being sought for these trainings.