CHABIIJAN Holds ANAMED Training at Ranchi
The ANAMED (Action for Natural Medicine) Training was organized by Catholic Health Association of Bihar and Jharkhand (CHABIJAN) at CHABIJAN Training Centre, Charnabera, Namkum, Ranchi, supported by ANAMED International from 12 to 19 February 2017.
The training was inaugurated by lighting of the lamp by Dr. Felicitas from ANAMED International, Germany; Sr. Sneha, President, CHABIJAN; Sr. Nirmala, Executive Director, CHABIJAN; and Sr. Bhavya, Vice-President, CHABIJAN. Sr. Nirmala welcomed all the participants who included 20 Sister-Nurses from various Regional Units of CHAI and 8 health workers from villages. The training began with Dr. Felicitas conducting the session by having an introduction of all the trainees and a Pre-test to assess the knowledge on Artemisia and benefits of traditional and modern medicines. This was followed by a presentation on the availability and use of Artemisia in the treatment of malaria by Dr. Felicitas. After the presentation a practical class was conducted on the method for cutting, planting, harvesting, transplanting Artemisia jointly by Sr. Rini and Sr. Nirmala.
The participants were also trained on the purification of water by moringa seeds, preparation of charcoal powder for treating diarrhoea, eucalyptus ointment, onion ointment, chilli ointment, lemon-grass oil and scabies oil by Dr. Felicitas, Sr. Nirmala, Sr. Bhavya, Sr. Rini, and Sr. Angela.
The participants were also given practical training on eco-friendly waste management, home-made solar oven, and preparation of black stone in treating snake bites.