Project Example

7.1% Chlorhexidine Digluconate w/v Training Manual [Nepal]

This is a training curriculum for service providers in Nepal, as they learn about the use of chlorhexidine to reduce neonatal mortality.

At the end of this orientation the participants should be able to do the following:

  • State the importance of CHX and its role in preventing infection
  • Demonstrate application procedure of CHX using CHX doll
  • Demonstrate six steps of hand washing technique
  • Able to demonstrate counseling skill regarding CHX to pregnant woman and her family at eight months of pregnancy and provide CHX
  • Female community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) will be capable to demonstrate proper application of CHX, hand washing technique, counseling and distribution of CHX to pregnant mothers

This is a participatory training methodology focusing more on discussion, demonstration, hands on practice, question/answer, observation and role play.

Source: Nepal Ministry of Health and Population

Date of Publication: March 25, 2019