The GFELTP with support from AFENET organized a 3-day workshop on the COVID-19 outbreak from 27 – 29 February 2020 at the University of Ghana School Of Public Health. The workshop was organized for residents of Cohort XII and XIII of the GFELTP, and was also attended by other health workers from the University of Ghana. A total of 36 residents participated in the workshop which as facilitated by GFELTP faculty and other external resource persons.
The objectives of this training were to train residents and alumni on enhanced surveillance for COVID-19 as well as to equip and prepare them adequately to respond to the COVID – 19 outbreak. Topics covered include: overview of COVID-19, surveillance, infection control and prevention, and case investigation. A simulation on contact tracing was also carried out.