Maternal and Child Health Programme (Ministry of Health)

Maternal and Child Health Programme (Ministry of Health)
Agency: Maternal and Child Health Programme (Ministry of Health)
Status:
Type: Direct Service Delivery, Policy
Phone Number: 501-822-2325/2068
Components of the Programme: Child Health
-Includes an expanded programme on Immunization; child growth and development; integrated management of childhood illness; prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV(MTCT).

Domestic Violence
-Coordination of the national surveilance system on domestic violence, identification, treatment and referrals of victims.

Safe Motherhood Initiative
-The basic pillars of this initiative are family planning, clean and safe delivery, caring of new borns, obstetrics,and emergency care. This initiative is coordinated by an inter-sectoral committee.

SRH Policy
-In line with this policy,a national strategic plan is being elaborated to undertake comprehensive execution of the defined areas through inter-scetoral participation
Fax: 501-822-2942
Population: Women in the reproductive age group (15-49) and children (0-5)