IMAP Initiative to Improve Maternal and Child Health Care


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Presentation of Ms. Patricia Gomez
Integrated Midwives Association of the Philippines, Inc. (IMAP) at the PhilHealth Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Summit

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IMAP Initiative to Improve Maternal and Child Health Care

  1. 1. IMAP Initiative to ImproveMaternal and Child HealthCarePATRICIA MINES GOMEZ, RM, MCHSChief Executive OfficerIMAP, Inc.Maternal Newborn and Child Health SummitMay 28, 2013
  2. 2. 1. IMAP as an organization2. The Need3. Interventions
  3. 3.  39 years as organization and APO Non stock, non profit With 155 local chapters ICM member of good standing Own a school of midwifery
  4. 4. Proactive Midwives…with core Knowledge, Skills and Attitude tocarry-out their scope of work throughefficient professional practice and a lifelong passion for learning.
  5. 5. EDUCATION2 year Midwifery Program Ladderize BSM
  6. 6. CORE COMPETENCIES OF GRADUATE MIDWIVESI. PROVISION OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES PRIMARILYMATERNAL & CHILD HEALTHA. Provision of Maternal CareB. Provision of Newborn and Child CareC. Provision of Family Planning ServicesII. EARLY DETECTION OF DEVIATIONS & COMPLICATIONSA. Recognition of Deviations and Complications of Pregnancy,Labor, Delivery, and Post Partum PeriodB. Recognition of Minor and Serious Disorders in the NewbornIII. HEALTH EDUCATION AND COUNSELLINGA. Provision of Health Education and Counseling of Patients
  7. 7. IV. PROVISION OF EMERGENCY CARE (ABSENT M.D.)A. Provision of Emergency Management in LifeThreateningConditions which may arise from Pregnancy, Labor,Delivery & Post PartumB. Provision of Emergency Management to NewbornV. PROVISION OF PRIMARY HEALTHCARE (PHC) SUPERVISIONA. Maternal and Child CareB. Environmental SanitationC. Vital Statistic and EpidemiologyVI. REFERRAL IN CASE OF DEVIATIONA. Referral of maternal casesB. Referral of Newborn
  8. 8.  Bridge program student holds a two-year collegedegree, and is seeking advancement in theirprofession by obtaining a four-year or graduatedegree. Duration of the Course The duration of the course shall be two academicyears. However, those with prior learning whowish to enrol assessment of credentials and skillswill be made to establish the competencyaccording to school policy.
  9. 9.  The Bachelor of Science in Midwifery will bestprepare the student midwife throughextensive clinical practicum to face herresponsibilities in the care of mothers andchildren; handling normal deliveries; earlydetection of complications, early institutionof emergency measures in the absence of aspecialist and timely referral.
  10. 10. Proactive Midwives…with core Knowledge, Skills and Attitude tocarry-out their scope of work throughefficient professional practice and a lifelong passion for learning.BEMONCFP ServicesGiving of Oxytocics
  11. 11.  Community Maternal, Neonatal, Child Health& Nutrition Scale-up (CMSU) GOAL▪ To enhance midwives’ clinical skills and organizational managementcapacity towards expanding delivery of quality family planning and (FP)and maternal, neonatal, child health and nutrition (MNCHN) services PROJECT OBJECTIVE1. Improve the clinical skills and practices of midwives in crucialFP/MNCHN services2. Expand midwives’ service delivery capacity in order to increase families’access to FP/MNCHN services3. Strengthen midwives associations’ organizational and managementcapacities
  12. 12. PRISM2 Training of Private Midwives in RA 7392,EINC, FPCBT level 1 & 2 Areas: Cebu, Negros Occidental and Iloilo To have at least 11 Clinic per province to beMCP accredited 99 Service Providers
  13. 13. TOT on EINC (UNICEF) 3 days training In collaboration with APSOM To train at least 1 faculty out of 261 SOM One year Project
  14. 14. FAMILY PLANNING HOTLINEPRC / IMAP MonitoringVisit
  15. 15. Thank you