Press release

The South Eastern Europe Health Network is hosting the third round of the Online Emergency Training of Trainers on COVID-19 for Primary Health Care nurses to be held from 18 to 22 January 2021.

As we continue to navigate through the pandemic, the South Eastern Health Network remains focused on supporting Member States in their efforts to strengthen emergency preparedness and response mechanisms, while enabling their national representatives to incorporate evidence-based expertise and insights about COVID-19 case management.

These training sessions aim at improving the clinical performance of frontline nurses by providing tools to assist nurses from the eligible Member States to be better equipped for future pandemics and emergencies.

In these SARS-CoV-2 times, the health care workers face serious psychological pressure. The specific session will explore perceptions of the most significant sources of stress in the first and second stages of the coronavirus pandemic and will make recommendations to adopt the supportive, encouragement & motivational, protective, and training & educational interventions, especially through information and communication platform.

Training participants are primary health care nurses from Republic of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina (two entities: Federation and Republic of Srpska), Montenegro, Republic of Moldova, Republic of North Macedonia and Republic of Serbia.

The training is part of the project “Strong nurses for strong health systems and a healthier world”, Ref. no. 305.998-20, funded by Central European Initiative and implemented by the SEEHN Secretariat.

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