Health education and capacity building PDF Print

Rights

Everyone has the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health. CISP supports communities in Somalia to ensure access to critical, life saving and sustaining medical treatment. This is aimed at reduction of mother and infant mortality, healthy development of children, improvement of nutrition and hygiene and the prevention, treatment and control of communicable diseases.

 

Action:

Capacity building for Health Workers and District Health Boards on:

  • Maintenance of a Health Management Information System (HMIS);
  • HIV and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) related Community awareness activities;
  • Nutrition- training of health workers on Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMAM) and IYCF;
  • TB: Community education, provision of directly observed treatment services for TB patients.

 

People:

  • 10 midwifes, 8 nurses and 9 auxiliary nurses were trained on Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) and Integrated Disease Surveillance and Reporting (IDSR);
  • 27 health staff and 48 community health-workers were trained on preparedness and response to Acute Watery Diarrhoea;
  • 30 health workers were trained on IMAM;
  • 28 health workers were trained on IYCF;
  • 15 health workers from 3 MCHs in Mogadishu were trained on HMIS (Nurses, Midwifes, Nutrition screeners and Data collectors);
  • 24 health workers from 3 MCHs in Mogadishu were trained on IMAM (Nurses, Midwifes, Auxiliary Nurses, Nutrition screeners, and Community Health Workers).

 

Geographical areas:

Mudug, Galgaduud and Banadir regions

 

 

 

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The presentation of the information in this website in no way represents the expression of a political opinion whatsoever on the part of CISP. Country, region, district and community names are used solely for ease of reference and do not indicate a political or territorial preference.The geographical names transcription is the one in use by UNOCHA.