Collaboration BetweenCU-ICAP Ethiopia and The Psychosocial Unit at Adama Hospital<br />Yoseph GutemaPediatric/PMTCT Adviso...
Adama Hospital<br />Located in Adama town<br />Adama hospital is a 250-bed regional referral hospital<br />The catchment p...
no of OVC = 1020
no of sexually abused children= 526</li></li></ul><li>Adama Hospital<br /><ul><li>In Adama hospital,
no of children ever enrolled in care </li></ul>= 1411/ 7192(19 %)<br /><ul><li>no of children ever started on ART = 639/34...
Adama Hospital ART Center<br />
Adama Hospital Pediatric Friendly Clinic<br />
Adama Hospital Pediatric Friendly Clinic<br />
Cumulative no of Infants & Children Ever Started and Ever Enrolled in Care at Adama Hospital<br />
UTCSA at Adama Hospital<br />Psychologist is hired to attend to needs of children in community<br />Provides psychological...
Unit for Treatment of Children who need Special Attention<br />
ICAP-E and UTCSA Collaboration <br />Problems identified in our HIV-infected children<br /><ul><li>Orphanhood
Mental health problems
Child abuse
Homeless</li></ul>Collaborate with the psychologist as part of the MDT to meet the special need of the children enrolled i...
Psychosocial problems referred from ART Clinic<br />
Services Provided by the MDT  <br /><ul><li>Psychological support</li></ul>Child Centered Counseling<br />Play Therapy<br ...
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Ethiopia Pediatric Presentation

  1. 1. Collaboration BetweenCU-ICAP Ethiopia and The Psychosocial Unit at Adama Hospital<br />Yoseph GutemaPediatric/PMTCT Advisor ICAP Ethiopia Kigali, RwandaOctober 21,2009<br />Supporting Sustainable Adherence to HIV Prevention, Care & Treatment<br />ICAP Technical Workshop<br />October 19-22, 2009Kigali, Rwanda<br />
  2. 2. Adama Hospital<br />Located in Adama town<br />Adama hospital is a 250-bed regional referral hospital<br />The catchment population of the hospital is estimated to be 5 million<br />In Adama Town(until September 2009)<br /><ul><li>no of street children= 867
  3. 3. no of OVC = 1020
  4. 4. no of sexually abused children= 526</li></li></ul><li>Adama Hospital<br /><ul><li>In Adama hospital,
  5. 5. no of children ever enrolled in care </li></ul>= 1411/ 7192(19 %)<br /><ul><li>no of children ever started on ART = 639/3477(18.3 % )</li></li></ul><li>Adama Hospital ART Center<br />
  6. 6. Adama Hospital ART Center<br />
  7. 7. Adama Hospital Pediatric Friendly Clinic<br />
  8. 8. Adama Hospital Pediatric Friendly Clinic<br />
  9. 9. Cumulative no of Infants & Children Ever Started and Ever Enrolled in Care at Adama Hospital<br />
  10. 10. UTCSA at Adama Hospital<br />Psychologist is hired to attend to needs of children in community<br />Provides psychological support for abused children<br />Provides care and support for abandoned children<br />Facilitate age determination service for children in conflict with the law<br />
  11. 11. Unit for Treatment of Children who need Special Attention<br />
  12. 12. ICAP-E and UTCSA Collaboration <br />Problems identified in our HIV-infected children<br /><ul><li>Orphanhood
  13. 13. Mental health problems
  14. 14. Child abuse
  15. 15. Homeless</li></ul>Collaborate with the psychologist as part of the MDT to meet the special need of the children enrolled in care at Adama Hospital<br />
  16. 16. Psychosocial problems referred from ART Clinic<br />
  17. 17. Services Provided by the MDT <br /><ul><li>Psychological support</li></ul>Child Centered Counseling<br />Play Therapy<br />Sand box/tray<br />Anatomically correct dolls <br />Different games. <br />Puppets<br /><ul><li>Medical support</li></li></ul><li>8Yrs old child (sexually abused)<br />
  18. 18. 14 yrs old child (sexually abused)<br />
  19. 19. Next Steps<br />Establishment of Pediatric Peer support Group/ buddies<br />Expanding the service to other ICAP supported facilities<br />Adama Pediatric Psychosocial unit will be model center<br />
  20. 20. Photo: Lora Iannotti<br />Thank You For<br />Your Attention<br />

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