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abdi Salan

abdi Salan

I am Nutritionist
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About abdi Salan:

A good team player with strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated by the ability to work in multi-cultural ,multi-ethnics environments with sensitivity and respect for diversity • Excellent communication skills with fluency in oral and written English and Somali languages • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft offices • High degree of personal initiated and willingness to accept wide responsibilities • Have knowledge on data sources for computer entry by compiling and sorting information • Experience on inputting data accounting in alphabetical and numeric information on keyboard or optical scanner according to screen format • Experience of verifying an account data of customers by reviewing , correcting , deleting , or re-entering data ; compiling data from both system when account information is complete

Experience

2015:14ST NOV TO 8TH JANU 2017 –INTERNSHIP AT THE PROVINCIAL GENERAL HOSPITAL, GARISSA. I have worked in the following sections: • Pediatrics’ ward • Mother Child Health (MCH) • General wards • Maternity • CCC comprehensive care centre • Main kitchen • TB MANYATTA 31ST JANUARY-28TH APRIL 2017: INTERNSHIP AT THE PROVINCIAL GENERAL HOSPITAL, GARISSA. ▪ Health education and school health ▪ Maternal child health care (MCH) ▪ General word knowledge and pharmacology ▪ Midwifery and nursing skills ▪ Volunteering, counseling and testing (VCT) ▪ Nutrition and management of NCDs ▪ Home base care (HBC) ▪ Basic life support ▪ TB 2ND JUNE 2017-23RD SEP 2017: INTERNSHIP FOR NUTRITION DEPARTMENT ATPROVINCIAL GENERAL HOSPITAL, GARISSA. • Identification and referral of malnourished children to nearest hospital • Growth monitoring of children-MUAC, Height and Weight, Weight for Age WHZ score • Community nutrition and health education • Follow up , home visit and individual counseling for mothers with malnourished children • Vitamin A supplementation and deworming and children under the age of five years • Supplementary food distribution for children, pregnant and lactating mothers • Community mobilization for outreach services, NUTRITION and WASH programs. • Weigh children and mothers. • Counsel mothers on good nutrition and that of their children. • Administer vitamin A to children and iron/folate supplements to mothers. • Deforming and give anti-malaria to mothers and children. • Observe the way immunization is carried out about the various immunization given • Ensure that mothers are breastfeeding their babies, assess the breastfeeding practices and counsel on the breastfeeding problems they may be facing. • Ensure that mothers who delivered at home and are bringing their babies for the first time are given Vitamin A (within 4 weeks after delivery). • Advice on maternal nutrition and breastfeeding. • Ensure that mothers who attend the family planning clinic are breastfeeding. • Ensure that initiation of breastfeeding is done within 30 minutes of delivery. • Ensure mothers are given Vitamin A before they are discharged. • Ensure that mothers continue breastfeeding when the child is sick. • If the child is above 6 months ensure appropriate complementary feeding. • Diet counseling. • Nutrition assessment. 10TH APRIL -31ST MAY 2018: LIBOI HEALTH CENTER – DADAAB SUB-COUNTY RESPONSIBILITIES ➢ Identifying and sensitizing community on health interventions ➢ Identifying and referring health cases to appropriate health facilities ➢ Identifying common ailment and minor injuries at community level for appropriate action ➢ Collecting health data at household level for analysis ➢ Identification and referral of malnourished children to nearest hospital ➢ Growth monitoring of children-MUAC, Height and Weight, Weight for Age WHZ score ➢ Community nutrition and health education ➢ Follow up , home visit and individual counseling for mothers with malnourished children ➢ Vitamin A supplementation and deworming and children under the age of five years ➢ Supplementary food distribution for children, pregnant and lactating mothers ➢ Community mobilization for outreach services, NUTRITION and WASH programs. ➢ Collecting and compiling reports for every end month. ➢ Represented the organization in conferences and meeting. ➢ Facilitated information exchange and cooperation within all the organization interventions and external stakeholders in areas of operations. ➢ Work with the health and nutrition coordinator on strengthening the capacity building program. SEPT 2018 TO DEC 2018: INTERNSHIP VOLUNTEER AT THE GARISSA COUNTY REFERRAL HOSPITAL RESPONSIBILITIES • Pediatric ward, assessing new patients, admitting ,enrolling to the program of nutrition services. • Maternal and child clinic (MCH/FP), counseling mothers on good nutrition and that of their child • Diabetic clinic, assessing patient and encouraging them to eat fruits and vegetables and also doing regular exercise daily to reduce fats in the body • General awards, identifying patients with severe medical conditions such T.B, chronic kidney failure, chronic obstructive , chronic cancer, acute malnutrition, burns and fractures to prepare for their suitable meals at every condition to manage • Maternity wards, assessing patients and administering vitamins such as vitamin supplementation and nutrient such as liver,eggs,milk for those patients with the Hb of less 10 to 3g/d. • Comprehensive care centre (CCC) ,Ensuring patient to be assessed on the base of nutrition services

Education

MAY 2016 TO MAY 2017 :DIPLOMA IN HUMAN NUTRITION&DIETETICS MANAGEMENT:NEPCOLLEGEOFHEALTHSCIENCES MAY 2015 TO MAY 2016:CERTIFICATEOF COMMUNITYNUTRITION&DIETETICSMGT:NEP COLLEGE OFHEALTH SCIENCE APRTL.2015-JUNE2015:NEWTECHNOLOGYOFCOMPUTERTRAINING: ALL MJ\ROSOFTAPPLICATION 2011 -2014 KULAN SEC SCHOOL: Kenya Certificate of secondary education (KCSE) 2002-2010 : KULAN PRIMARY: Kenya Certificate of Primary education (KCPE)

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