Public Health Iv [maternal And Child Health]
This module focuses on current health problems affecting both pregnant women and children.it especially focuses on antenatal care, Family planning, immunization, child growth and development as well as MCH indicators.
The aim of teaching MCH is enable the learner to acquire competencies necessary for the production, coordination an supervision of MCH health activities in the community.
After the cource, the trainees should be able to:
a) Define MCH/reproductive health
b) List the functions of the various clinics under MCH and reproductive health services
c) Sate the objectives of MCH and reproductive health clinics
d) Describe the immunisable diseases.
e) Discuss the vaccine used against the six killer disease
f) Explain the principles underlying the process of immunization describe the Uganda National Immunization schedule.
g) Outline the cold chain system.
h) Explain the importance of growth monitoring discus the importance of breastfeeding in the community Explain the procedure of preparing and administration PRT
i) Explain the socio-economic and health benefits of family planning to the individual the family and the community.
j) Explain the approaches of integration MCH reproductive health services into other services.
Identify the roles of health workers in the provision of family planning services as a component of PHC