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FICCS Health Training Program

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Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the FICCS Women's Center provides health, fitness and nutrition training to for women and girls in the slums of Nairobi.

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FICCS Health Training Program

  1. 1. FICCS WOMEN’S CENTER BUILDING STRONG WOMEN BUILDING STRONG FAMILIES BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITIES Health Training Syllabus and Curriculum May 2014
  2. 2. Purpose of Health Training • Improve overall health and hygiene skills • Share knowledge with friends, family and community • Improve individual health via medical camps • Set up “Health Clubs” to visit schools and community organizations • Reduce “Easily Preventable” diseases
  3. 3. Building Strong Women
  4. 4. Building Strong Families
  5. 5. Building Strong Communities
  6. 6. Welcome
  7. 7. • Classroom participation1 • Midterm exam2 • Final Exam3 Examination Standards
  8. 8. What we Expect of You • Participate in class and group discussions • Attend each class and complete assignments • Participate in medical camps • Participate in other special classes
  9. 9. OUR CURRICULUM
  10. 10. CPR and Basic Life Support • Rescue Breathing • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation • Basic Life Support • Epileptic Fits • Chocking and Drowning
  11. 11. First Aid • Fainting/Concussions • Nose Bleeding • Burns (electrical, chemical, acids and sunburns) • Chocking • Cuts, Bleeding, Wounds • Poisoning • Foreign Body (ENT) • Medical Problems (allergies, hiccups, fever, soar throat, crumb TB, shock, headaches, constipation, abdominal pains) • Know your First Aid Kit
  12. 12. Infectious Diseases • HIV/AIDS • TB • STD’s • Awareness • Prevention
  13. 13. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene • Menstruation • Grooming • Body Odor • Clean Water • Diarrhea • Dehydration • Malaria
  14. 14. Oncology and Hematology • Breast Cancer Awareness • Diabetes • Self Breast Exam • Diabetes Prevention • How to Treat
  15. 15. Anatomy, Cardiology and Pulmonary • Asthma • Healthy Heart • Know your Body
  16. 16. Sports Injuries and Emergencies • Sprains • Dislocations • Fractures • Muscle Pull • Abrasions • Broken Bones
  17. 17. Stress Management/Counseling • Grief Counseling • Mentorship • Know how to discuss your situations
  18. 18. Nutrition and Life Skills • Medical Careers • Diet • Fitness
  19. 19. Child Health and Family Planning • Breast Feeding • Child Birth • Childcare • Protection • STD’s
  20. 20. Healthy Living • Full Membership – Access to entire facility • Youth Membership – Access to library/internet • Guest Membership – One day pass with member • Program Membership – Limited access – FICCS partners
  21. 21. Over 200 girls trained in Nairobi Indirectimpacteffectshundredsmore Individual Training Community Training Health Training Impact Family Training
  22. 22. Anticipated Results • Decrease in easily preventable diseases – Improve performance and attitude • Decrease in visits to the clinic – Save money and time • Decrease in female related problems – Provide sanitary pads and hygiene products
  23. 23. Our Sponsors • USA – Advocate Medical Group – St Jude Medical Foundation – Medtronic Foundation – Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (IL) – Aqualia Foundation
  24. 24. Kenya Partners • Fuji Film Kenya • Meditec Systems • Nairobi X Ray • Kenyatta National Hospital • The Karen Hospital • Cardiac Implants
  25. 25. Resources • WIRED Health Resources www.wiredhealthresources.net • FICCS Medical Mission Trip – 2013 www.ficcs.net • Khan Academy www.khanacademy.org
  26. 26. WELCOME TO THE FICCS HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAM
  27. 27. WWW.FICCS.NET

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