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WHO/HQ held an important meeting at ICC in Ankara

The World Health Organization is working to raise the quality of in-service trainings of health care workers and managers of immunization programs globally. 

In this regard, WHO-HQ in collaboration with International Children’s Center held an “Expert Consultation on Training Methodologies” especially the cascade method and future directions in increasing the quality of training. The consultation was held in the International Children’s Center in Ankara – Turkey on November 19th and 20th, 2012. WHO Country Representative Dr. Maria Cristina Profili opened successfully completed 2 days consultation. Internationally and nationally well known 20 experts and academicians participated to the consultation.

In the course of raising the training quality, an “Analytical Literature Review” on Evaluation of Cascade Strategy for Cascade Training of Health Care Workers for Immunization Programs was also conducted and the background document was prepared by Prof. Dr. Zafer Oztek (Independent ICC Consultant), is a professor of public health and paediatrics at the Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.  

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