Hygiene and Sanitation heads from four councils in Fako Division, South West region have received lectures on cholera in a four days capacity building workshop that started last Tuesday February 28,2023 in Buea.
The training which was theoretical and practical,was organised by a NGO, IOM in collaboration with Lukmef.The councils, limbe 3, Limbe city, Idenau and the gateway city Tiko,were represented by their chiefs of Hygiene and Sanitation.
During the four days training that ended today with the theoritical aspect in Motombolombo a neighborhood in Tiko Municipality,the hygiene and sanitation chiefs were drill on messages about cholera which is a bacteria that leaves in human feaces.They were also taught on how they can approach their various communities through sensitisation messages on the effects of cholera which can lead to death,the behavior and lifestyles of the population and how to keep their environment clean.
It should be noted that the four days workshop saw the participants visited the Idenau and gateway city council of Tiko where they gave out Agua tablets free to the population.
Tiko council was represented by the chief of service for hygiene and sanitation,Mrs Rachel Sacbar Manguk who was very satisfied with the training as it will go a long way to help his municipality from the spread of cholera.