The training program for the North East India team lasted four days where the counselors from all over the north east India had gathered at Shillong. Felicitated and conducted by Dr. Santosh George, CURE India Director and Atula Jamir, National Program Manager, CURE India, the team was taught about the management of the program and the clinics. They were taught about the process of documentation and ought to be maintained. The team also had sessions with the parents of the clubfoot kids giving information on the Ponseti method and the clinic. The north east India team consisted of new counselors who were given some advance training on the methods of how to raise awareness in the rural areas where people are less educated. The training program turned out to be quite helpful especially for the new counselors. The last day of the training consisted of a clinic visit to the Civil Hospital in Shillong. The hands on experience gave the counselors a better idea on how to deal with the children as well as the parents. The north east India team was energized and promised to make their region a clubfoot free zone.
Making Clubfoot a history!
With over 150 children being born with clubfoot in India every day, treating Clubfoot was critical. Clubfoot India Initiatives Trust (CIIT) emerged out of a pursuit to support families to treat clubfoot and… Read More