Childhood Illness (IMNCI). Strategy for India practices. Essential components of IMNCI . module, chart booklet, photo booklet and video) developed for. Introduction. 1. Introduce Facility Based Care. 6. Introduce Module 1. 6. Participants read: Introduction-Module 1. 6. Demonstration: Chart 1. 6. IMNCI Training Modules – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online.

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A child who vomits several times but can hold down some fluids does mofule have this general danger sign. All rights falling outside the terms of the Creative Commons licence are retained or controlled by The Open University. When using the content you must attribute us The Open University the OU and any identified author in accordance with the terms of the Creative Commons Licence.

It is important because Ethiopia has a very high infant mortality rate. We reserve the right to alter, amend or bring moule an end any terms and conditions provided moduule without notice. Up to five years means the child has inci yet had his or her fifth birthday. IMNCI is an integrated approach to child health that focuses on the wellbeing of the whole child.

So you can provide the best advice, you need to know what the general danger signs are in sick infants and children. The guidelines give instructions for how to routinely assess a child for general danger signs or possible bacterial infection in a young infantcommon illnesses, malnutrition and anaemia, and to look for other problems.


Answer It is important because Ethiopia has a very high infant mortality rate. For example, the guidelines do not describe the management of trauma or other acute emergencies due to accidents or injuries. A child with a general danger sign has a serious problem.

You will learn more about follow-up visits in all of the study sessions in this Module. Her temperature is IMNCI aims to reduce death, illness and disability, and to promote improved growth and development among children under five years of age. Assess feeding, including assessment of breastfeeding practices, and counsel to solve any feeding problems found. Identify treatment and treat After classifying all conditions, identify specific treatments kmnci the child.

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) | PSM Made Easy

Case management can only be effective to the extent that families bring their sick children to a trained health worker such as you for care in a lmnci way. She had not had convulsions during this illness. In addition to treatment, the guidelines incorporate basic activities for illness prevention. You can check your answers with the Notes on the Self-Assessment Questions at the end of this Module.

She had not been vomiting. IMNCI includes both preventive and curative elements that are implemented by families and communities as well as by health facilities.

She lives in a high malaria risk area. The case management process for sick children aged two months up to five years is presented on three charts: Ask the caregiver to return for follow-up on a specific date, and teach her how to recognise signs that indicate the child should return immediately to the health post.


Now that you have completed this study session, you can assess how well you have achieved its Learning Outcomes by answering these questions. LOOK imnck see if the child is lethargic or unconscious A lethargic child is not awake and alert when he should be. First decide which chart to use depending on the age of the child.

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI)

Improving case management skills of healthcare staff. If so, what are they?

In Case Study 5. Because many children have more than one condition, each illness is classified according to whether it requires: See if the child vomits. If a family waits to bring a child to a health facility until the child is extremely sick, or takes the child to an untrained provider, the child is more likely to die from the illness. Assessment includes checking the child for other health problems.