Four CBC Health Services (an Administrator, a Program Analyst and two Supervisors of Nursing Services have benefited from additional skills from the Management Development Institute (MDI) Program for managers and leaders in Healthcare Organizations. The MDI is a health leadership and management development program sponsored by Johnson and Johnson for countries in Africa in collaboration with Lagos Business School (LBS) and other top African Education partners.
Speaking to CBCHS Communication Unit, one of the participants, Mr. Wango Wabua Barnabas said the training, which ran from October 13-19, 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria had a very rich and intensive one week curriculum. The modules taught included: Leadership and Human Resource Management, Organisational Planning, Project Management, Social Marketing, Health Economics, Financial Management, Operations Management, Program Monitoring and Evaluation, Governance and Ethics, Health Information Systems, and Problem Solving and Decision Making.
The beneficiaries attest that their skills have been advanced and they are more equipped than ever before in putting to use the skills they acquired during the training to improve on the quality of services they offer throughout the CBC Health Services facilities.
The four leaders from the CBC Health Services were the only international participants as the rest of the 50 were from the host Country, Nigeria. At the end of the day, one of CBC Health Services participants, Mrs. Tamon Evelyn was voted as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the alumni of the 2019 batch.
The CBC Health Services Chief of administration and Finance (CAF), Mr. Warri Denis facilitated the travelling of the selected beneficiaries who were; Tamon Evelyn Mfiekwe (Supervisor of Nursing Services of Mbingo Baptist Hospital), Monjuh Anthony Vishi (Supervisor of Nursing Services of Mboppi Baptist Hospital Douala), Ndzi Samuel (Program Analyst of the Life Abundant Primary Healthcare Program in Bamkikai) and Wango W. Barnabas (Assistant Administrator/PRO at the CBCHS Central Administration).
The beneficiary leaders remain grateful to the administration for giving them the opportunity to be trained and pledge to put to use the skills acquired in project implementation and to further train project managers and health leaders so as to improve on the heath of the community.