COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON STATE MONITORING OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH WEEK

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Abstract

Maternal, newborn and child health week provides the practical exercise on safe motherhood, breastfeeding, child development, nutrition and growth, immunization, Diarrhea, malaria, HIV/AIDS, etc. for the management of creating supportive environment for maternal and newborn health, this requires altering behaviors that discriminates against women and girls and adopting healthy practices that safeguards them from disease and injury.


Healthy practices such as; exclusive breastfeeding  an infant for the first six months of its life or washing of hands with soap, must be evidence-based and established by medical experts. It is also a health week for the management of patients with severe malnutrition. It seeks to promote the best available therapy so as to reduce the risk of death, shorten the length of time spent in hospital, and facilitate rehabilitation and full recovery. Describing these practices to parents and other caregivers in non-technical language is critical to empowering women and girls and supporting maternal and newborn health.


Severely malnourished children are at high risk of blindness due to vitamin A deficiency, so there should be an administration of vitamin A during this MNCHW.


The gains from education go beyond reducing the risk of maternal and newborn deaths and ill health. During this exercise women ensure that their children are immunized, be better informed about nutrition for themselves and their children, and undertake improved birth spacing practices.


The essential services required to support a continuum of maternal and newborn care include enhanced nutrition; safe water, sanitation and hygiene facilities and practices; disease prevention and treatment; quality reproductive health services; adequate antenatal care; skilled assistance at delivery; post-natal care, etc. 


At pre-implementation in Udi LGA, during MNCHW planning and coordination, there has been a complete micro-plan been developed for all specified interventions at the level of pre-implementation. There is a detailed activity work plan been developed at this level, is up to date. And have set up an operation unit, according to Public health care coordinator.


The social mobilization officer said that, there is a plan for functional social mobilization at this level in terms of; the use of town announcers, discussions on this MNCHW was sent to Religious houses, schools, community dialogue, SMS.



The vaccines and other commodities were brought to the Local Government Area. And will be distributed to wards and health centres on the day of implementation.


TABLE OF CONTENT


A.      PRRE-LIMINARIES

i.                    LIST OF ACRONYMS  ……………………………………….2                                                            

ii.                  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT………………………………………………………………………….4

iii.                INTRODUCTION    …………………………………………………………5                                                                   

B.      MAIN BODY

i.                    BACKGROUND INFORMATION……………………………………………………………..7                                 ii.                  PRE-IMPLEMENTATION…………………………………………………………………………9

iii.                IMPLEMENTATION……………………………………………………………………………….10                     

 iv.                 SUPERVISION AND EVALUATION …………………………………………………………11                                                    

v.                   DATA MANAGEMENT …………………………………………………………………………...12

vi.                 SWOT ANALYSIS ……………………………………………………………………………………13

C.       CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION……………………………………………..  14

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APA

Chika, A (2018). COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON STATE MONITORING OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH WEEK. Afribary.com: Retrieved May 22, 2018, from http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/comprehensive-report-on-state-monitoring-of-maternal-and-child-health-week-2100

MLA 8th

Akanoh, Chika. "COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON STATE MONITORING OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH WEEK" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 29 Jan. 2018, http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/comprehensive-report-on-state-monitoring-of-maternal-and-child-health-week-2100 . Accessed 22 May. 2018.

MLA7

Akanoh, Chika. "COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON STATE MONITORING OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH WEEK". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 22 May. 2018. < http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/comprehensive-report-on-state-monitoring-of-maternal-and-child-health-week-2100 >.

Chicago

Akanoh, Chika. "COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON STATE MONITORING OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH WEEK" Afribary.com (2018). Accessed May 22, 2018. http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/comprehensive-report-on-state-monitoring-of-maternal-and-child-health-week-2100