The Government of Osun on Tuesday commenced a two-day training of 92 personnel in paramedic management and ambulance services.According to the Commissioner for Health, Mrs Temitope Ilori, the training of people in paramedical services would be continuous and the programme has been successful in the reduction of mortality rate in the state.
“The paramedic and ambulance service started about 9 months ago, with the aim of rendering rapid responses in the emergencies, especially Road Traffic Crash (RTC), through referral system.
About 300 to 320 victims are rescued monthly through this initiative; that is why we are training people to improve their efficiency in the field to promote effective health management in the state. Continuous training of paramedics will allow for proper evaluation through a feedback policy, thereby leading to an improved healthcare system in the state and the nation at large,’’ she said.
She further advised the participants to get more training in the medical field in order to serve the people better.