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IMCI approach policy for accelerated child survival and development in Malawi

IMCI approach policy for accelerated child survival and development in Malawi

scaling up of high impact interventions in the context of essential health package

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Published by Ministry of Health, National IMCI Unit, Community Health Sciences Unit in Lilongwe, Malawi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesMalawi IMCI approach policy for accelerated child survival, growth, and development, 2006
StatementGovernment of Malawi.
ContributionsMalawi. Ministry of Health and Population. Community Health Sciences Unit.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16978271M
LC Control Number2008346609

  The year before the launch of the Road Map, the Government endorsed the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness for Accelerated Child Survival and Development in Malawi (ACSD/IMCI) as the primary approach for reducing child morbidity . Developed in Malawi, “Emergency Triage, Assessment and Treatment” (ETAT) was a programme created by the WHO to complement IMCI. Published in , the package is designed to implement triage and management of commonly occurring emergencies.

A key achievement was the integration of CMAM into the national nutrition policy and into national strategies for Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA), Accelerated Child Survival & Development (ACSD), and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF). The year before the launch of the Road Map, the Government endorsed the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness for Accelerated Child Survival and Development in Malawi (ACSD/IMCI) as the primary approach for reducing child morbidity and mortality.

Malawi National Nutrition Policy and Strategic Plan () /Page ii List of Abbreviations and Acronyms ACSD Accelerated Child Survival and Development ADP Agriculture Development Programme AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ART Anti-Retroviral Treatment BFHI Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. ECD Resource Pack. This Early Childhood Resource Pack is designed to help programme planners and managers understand the basic elements of the best start in life for children and how to most effectively work together to achieve those goals.


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An edition of IMCI approach policy for accelerated child survival and development in Malawi () IMCI approach policy for accelerated child survival and development in Malawi scaling up of high impact interventions in the context of essential health package 0 RatingsPages: 1.

Author(s): Malawi.; Malawi. Ministry of Health and Population. Community Health Sciences Unit. Title(s): IMCI approach policy for accelerated child survival and development in Malawi: scaling up of high impact interventions in the context of essential health package/ Government of Malawi.

Five year national strategic plan for accelerated child survival and development in malawi: scaling high impact interventions in the context of the EHP –12 IMCI approach policy for accelerated child survival and development in Malawi. Lilongwe, Malawi.

Ministry of Cited by: USAID Child Survival and Health Grants Program The World Relief projects described in this document were funded under the U.S.

Agency for International Development (USAID) Child Survival and Health Grants Program. World Relief’s irst Malawi child survival project ran from –; a second child survival project runs from. IMCI Approach Policy for Accelerated Child Survival and Development (ACSD) in Malawi, Five Year National Strategic Plan for Accelerated Child Survival and Development (ACSD) in Malawi, In addition, these other critical documents were reviewed and made reference to, to support information obtained from the above list of policy documents.

IMCI Approach Policy for Accelerated Child Survival and development in Malawi: Scaling up of high impact interventions in the context of Esential Health Package. Lilongwe: Ministry of. WHO has conducted a global assessment of IMCI implementation and situation analysis to provide strategic directions on how to achieve the ambitious goal of ending preventable newborn and child mortality and promoting child health and development.

As part of this process, an IMCI Global Implementation Survey was carried out among WHO Member. • Maternal and child health policies and strategies are in place, i.e. the 'Road Map to reduce maternal and newborn health' and the 'Accelerated Child Survival and Development strategy'.

Bottlenecks to high level coverage of interventions • Human resource crisis with vacancy rates of nurses and doctors of over 60%. The policy focuses on holistic and integrated delivery of health package to children where all interventions on childhood illnesses converge and has been developed in the context of the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy.

Five year national strategic plan for accelerated child survival and develop- ment in malawi: scaling high impact interventions in the context of the EHP – ONLINE APPENDIX FOR: MALAWI IN-DEPTH COUNTRY CASE STUDY MALAWI AND MDG EARLY ADOPTER; EARLY ACHIEVER Appendix Part 1: Data sources used for the CCS Pages Appendix Part 2: Indicator definitions Pages Appendix Part 3: LiST methods Pages Appendix Part 4: Documentation methods Pages ECD-SGD Early Childhood Development – Survival Growth Development EHP Essential Health Package EPI Expanded Programme of Immunisation GAVI Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisations Government of Malawi HII High Impact Intervention HSA Health Surveillance Assistants IMCI Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses.

Ministry of Health and Population Malawi. IMCI Approach Policy for Accelerated Child Survival and Development in Malawi: Scaling up of High Impact Interventions in the Context of Essential Health Package, Ministry of Health and Population, Community Health Services Unit. Lilongwe: National government of Malawi; Mullei K, Wafula F.

Goodman C. Lessons learned from applying the Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (‎AA-HA!)‎ guidance for policy development in early adopter countries: Sudan Levels and trends in child mortality report IMCI is a major strategy for child survival, healthy growth and development and is based on the combined delivery of essential interventions at community, health facility and health systems levels.

IMCI includes elements of prevention as well as curative and addresses the most common conditions that affect young children. Table 2 RDT Policy seeking for child survival. This report reviews training materials and guidelines from ten African countries for the management of the sick child by CHWs at the community level, and compar es them to the other focuses on improving family and community practices or c- IMCI for child survival.

IMCI distance learning course modules and new chart booklet Based on the technical updates published in on “recommendations for management of common childhood conditions” the WHO Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent health has updated the IMCI. Child Survival and Development established inwhich identi- fies a holistic, integrated, multi-sectoral approach for delivering inte- grated and high impact services to all districts.

While most changes for newborn survival began within maternal health policy and programmes, some linked with child health programmes. The MoH adopted the Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) strategy in and then a national IMCI policy for Accelerated Child Survival and Development in ACSD Accelerated Child Survival and Development ACT Artemisinin Combination Therapy IMCI Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses of WHO in supporting the national strategic plan for health through the Sector-Wide Approach and Malawi Growth and Development Strategy II.

The Country Cooperation Strategy is based. Through the use of IMCI approach, the policy aims to significantly scale up simple and low cost effective interventions such as immunization, Vitamin .The approach brought all childhood illnesses under one and is credited with improving the quality of care at primary facilities across the country.

It was also developing a five-year strategic plan on Accelerated Child Survival and Development () for ing-up key child health interventions.National Community Home Based Care Policy and Guidelines. Lilongwe, Malawi: Ministry of Health (accessed ). ———. a. IMCI Approach Policy for Accelerated Child Survival and Development in Malawi.

Lilongwe, Malawi: Government of Malawi. ———. b. National Reproductive Health Strategy Lilongwe, Malawi: Ministry of.