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How to Avail of a Check Up For Sick Infant and Young Children in Cebu

DESCRIPTION :
This is a strategy for sick children below five years old using a set of guidelines through "Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses” in the care of children to prevent severe health problems and deaths. (This is applicable only in Cebu, Philippines)

(Picture) Doctor checks up a child.
Want to avail for a check up of your sick infant and young children in Cebu? Follow the steps below.

CLIENT/S : 6 to 71 months children

CONTACT PERSON/S:
Dr. Maria Theresa L. Tipgos
Contact / Telephone Number: 272-6645
LOCATION : Barangay Health Centers of Cebu City

AVAILABILITY :  
Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM - 5: 00 PM
Saturday: 8:00AM -1:00PM
DURATION OF THE SERVICE:  43 minutes and 30 seconds

REQUIREMENT/S:
For new clients: None
For Previous clients: ECCD card / Growth Monitoring Card
NOTE:
You can visit City Health Department.
Legend:
  • MO– Medical Officer
  • BHW– Barangay Health Worker
  • PHN— Public Health Midwife
PROCEDURES ON HOW TO AVAIL OF A CHECK UP FOR SICK INFANT AND YOUNG CHILDREN IN CEBU

Follow these steps…
Wait while Person-in-charge…
Approach…
It will take…
1. Get priority number located at  the Admission Area. For new clients, ECCD form.
1. Instructs the client to wait for his number to be called.
BHW
30 seconds
2. Wait for your priority number to be called up.
2. Locates the record in the shelf and give it to the staff
BHW
10 minutes
3. Hand in the ECCD card to the staff in charge for admission
3. Receives the card, takes the vital sign and records it in the ECCD card & patient’s record

4. Submits the filled up forms to the admitting section
BHW5 minutes
4. Proceed to admitting section for history as to his condition / illness
5. Interviews client as to complaints and records findings in the ECCD card / patient’s card
PHN / PHM
10 minutes
5. Submit for assessment and treatment
6. Assesses and treats client
MO / PHN / PHM
10 minutes
6. Listen for health advices and instructions
7. Gives health advices and instructs on return visit
MO/PHN/
PHM
5 minutes
7. For severe disease conditions, you will be referred to the hospital.
8. Makes referral slip for hospital
MO/
PHN /
PHM
3 minutes

Source: Cebu City Citizen's Guidebook
This information appeared first on the 2009 Version of the Cebu City Citizen's Guidebook published by the Cebu City Government through the efforts of the Mayor's Management Team.

 

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"How to Avail of a Check Up For Sick Infant and Young Children in Cebu" was written by Mary under the Cebu Services category. It has been read 3216 times and generated 0 comments. The article was created on and updated on 03 February 2011.
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