Essential Newborn Care: Protocol for New Life Reynel Dan L. Galicinao, RN Jurmaida H. Pagayao, RN Marnelle Joy S. Pulmano, RN Aries Glenn B. Galao, RN Mary Margaret A. Erana, RN Students, Master in Nursing Misamis University
Overview• The Philippines is one of the 42 nations that account for 90% of global under-five mortality• An estimated 82,000 Filipino children die annually before their 5th birthday• 37% of these children are newborns less than 28 days old
Measles, 4 Diarrhea, 1 % Malaria, 8% 7%HIV/AIDS, 3 % Pneumonia , 19% Injuries, 3% Neonatal, 3 7% Other, 10% They die mostly of preventable causes.
Essential Newborn Care• A simple, concise, straightforward protocol that is backed by solid research evidence• Can prevent at least ½ of newborn deaths without additional cost to both families and hospitals
4 Core Steps of ENCImmediate Skin-to-skin drying contactProper cord Non-separationclamping & of newborn & cutting mother