BKKBN provides health management training to Afghan delegation

JAKARTA (ANTARA) – The National Population and Family Planning Agency (BKKBN) provided training on maternal and child health and family planning services program management to 38 delegates from Afghanistan.

A training titled Capacity Building on Maternal Health, Child and Family Welfare Programs for the Afghan Delegation will be held from 4 to 11 November 2022 in Yogyakarta, according to a BKKBN press statement on Sunday. rice field.

BKKBN representative Hasto Wardoyo said the training was part of the Indonesian government’s donation to Afghanistan to help improve the welfare of its people.

The training is expected to help Afghan regulators and administrators improve their capacity in maternal and child health care, family planning policies and service programs, he said.

“We, on behalf of the Indonesian government, urge the Afghan government to consider the issue of stunting for a better future for their successors,” he said.

Yogyakarta Health Director General Pembajun Sechaningastutie said participants not only receive materials in class, but also make field visits to learn about maternal and child health and family planning service program practices. I was.

Matiura, a participant’s assistant, points out that economic and social conditions play a major role in the poor quality of Afghanistan’s health services, with unequal geography and population spread exacerbating the situation. Did.

He hopes the delegation from Afghanistan will be able to gain valuable experience while attending the capacity building training.

“We carefully selected and recruited participants so that the results of the training could serve as a model for improving the quality of maternal and child health and family planning services,” he said.

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