Capacity Building of Medical Stakeholders through Trainings in New Delhi



Organized in collaboration with New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) and Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar (IIPH G). The objective of the workshop is to increase the preparedness of the medical officers in diagnosing and managing the heat stress related cases in the city and will sensitize them about the need of heat related illness reporting. The workshop was attended by more than 50 stakeholders including doctors and medical professionals of New Delhi Municipal Corporation. This was first of its kind training workshop for medical community in Delhi. Various topics on ‘Classification of heat stress – clinical symptoms & treatment, Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke- Diagnosis and treatment protocol; management of heat related illnesses in vulnerable groups’ were covered in the workshop.