WASH JOINT CLUSTER-LED COVID-19 TRAINING FOR HUMANITARIAN PARTNERS, NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST REGIONS OF CAMEROON
Upon the invitation from the WASH CLUSTER Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon (Supported by UNICEF and OCHA) on April 28 2020, All4women was opportune to be selected as one of the Humanitarian Partners to take part in the training on April 29 2020 at Government High School Bokwango, Buea, Southwest Region Cameroon.
OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING
The training had as objectives to educate participants and Humanitarian partners on;
- Typical transmission routes, signs and symptoms of COVID-19,
- Proper Hand Washing, use of mask and disposal of gloves.
- How Gender and Gender Based Violence (GBV) are related and how to manage the cross cutting issues.
- Risks involved and the mitigation measures to put in place to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.
The training was in two sessions; the morning (9:00-12:30) and afternoon sessions (13:30-17:00).
At the end of the training, participants were expected to;
Have knowledge on the typical transmission routes, signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
Understand the proper way of washing hands and know how to use masks properly and dispose of gloves.
Understand how Gender and GBV and are related to COVID-19 and how to manage the cross cutting issues.
Have knowledge on the risks involved and the mitigation measures to put in place to prevent the spread of the virus.
Also, participants are expected to write projects on their various clusters and submit.
The training was very interactive. As organization that is providing sensitization and awareness campaign to communities. This training has also equipped us to take preventive measures when working on the field with communities and individuals. Also, having experts as facilitator made the training very enriching and participants were able to acquire an in-depth knowledge on COVID-19 and how to combat it.