Key concepts

Service Delivery Mode: Curative (Clinical) Services

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Integrated Management of Neonatal & Childhood Illness (IMNCI) (intervention package) & associated interventions

  • Treatment of moderate acute malnutrition
  • Therapeutic feeding – for severe wasting
  • Malaria treatment – Artemisinin-based compounds for malaria
  • Antibiotics – for treatment of dysentery
  • Oral antibiotics for neonates
  • ORS – oral rehydration solution
  • Vitamin A – for treatment of measles
  • Zinc for diarrhoea management
  • Oral antibiotics for Neonatal Infection
  • Cotrimoxazole
  • Antiretroviral therapy for HIV+ children

Delivery by a skilled professional (intervention package) & associated interventions:

  • Skilled birth attendant
  • Institutional delivery
  • Essential care
  • Assisted deliveries at home
  • Labor and delivery management
  • Clean birth practices
  • Immediate assessment and stimulation
  • AMTSL – (active management of the third stage of labor)
  • KMC – (kangaroo mother care)
  • Chlorhexidine

Emergency obstetric and newborn care (EMONC) (intervention package) & associated interventions:

  • Labor and delivery with access to CEMONC facilities
  • Neonatal resuscitation
  • Labour and delivery with access to BEMONC facilities
  • Safe abortion services
  • Post abortion care management
  • Ectopic pregnancy case management
  • Antenatal corticosteroids for pre-term labor
  • Antibiotics for pPRoM (preterm premature rupture of membranes)
  • MgSO4 – (magnesium sulfate) management of eclampsia
  • Induction of labor for pregnancies lasting 41+ weeks
  • Maternal sepsis case management
  • Case management of premature babies
  • Full supportive care for premature babies
  • Case management of severe neonatal infection
  • Full supportive care for sepsis/pneumonia

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