DRRA organized a refreshers training on disability identification and prevention for government doctors at Chittagong. The refresher was a part of the main training which was conducted for 100 government medical doctors and community-based healthcare providers in last year. The refreshers training basically focused the risk factors to disability, prevention of Neuro-developmental disorders and Autism, Mental Retardation and disability due to mental disorders. Also, the nature and causes of 12 types disabilities discussed in the training. The Executive Director of DRRA, Farida Yesmin facilitated the refreshers training. 17 Government doctors from Raozan, Patiya and Banskhali Upazila of Chittagong district attended the day-long training. The training was held on 18 June 2017 at Chittagong Civil Surgeon Office Auditorium.
This workshop is a part of the activity of Promoting Inclusive Health and Rehabilitation Services (PIHRS) project of DRRA for people with disabilities running in 3 districts in Bangladesh. Chittagong is one of them. In Chittagong, PIHRS project running at 3 selected Upazila named Patiya, Banskhali and Raozan.