Dr. Alvin Silva, Quality Assurance Manager of FriendlyCare Foundation facilitated the training and workshops on Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health under the initiative project of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
The week-long training was attended by emergency response workers and other humanitarian first responders in crisis settings from the different LGUs and NGOs.
MISP is a coordinated set of priority activities designed to prevent and manage the consequences of sexual violence; reduce HIV transmission; prevent excess maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality; and plan for comprehensive RH services. When implemented in a crisis, MISP saves lives and prevent illness, especially among women and girls.
Dr. Silva was duly appointed official Trainer for MISP after completing the Training of Trainers for Minimum Initial Service Package for Reproductive Health which was attended by doctors and health workers from both NGO and Government, Humanitarian Org workers, representatives from Office of Civil Defense and Philippine College of Emergency Medicine.
All MISP trainers are continuously conducting nationwide training of Health workers from LGU and NGOs, Police, DSWD, Emergency Response workers under UNFPA projects.