Core Services Provided by AOGU in Reproductive Health
Alarm International Course (Advances in Labour and Risk management)
A 5 day course in Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care for various cadres of health providers (Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, medical officers, midwives& nurses and health administrators in Health units) to update on knowledge, improve skills and increase on the readiness for emergency obstetric care to reduce maternal and new born mortality and morbidity.
The purpose of AIP for health administrators (AIP-HAS) to improve on the working environment at the health facility as a strategy.
Clinical Mentorship and Support Supervision
Clinical mentorship is a sustained collaborative relationship where a highly experienced health care provider guides the improvement process in the quality of care delivered by other providers so as to improve skills and the health care delivery systems in their respective places of work.
It involves working with the health providers in their setting, with emphasis on skills transfer, clinical organization, patient flow and continuous quality improvement in the key areas identified.
To promote sustained provision of quality Emergency Obstetric/Newborn Care and safe anesthesia at all levels of health care as a pre-requisite to the reduction of maternal morbidity and mortality.
Objectives of Clinical Mentorship
- To enhance the acquisition of skill competencies of different cadres in EmOC, newborn care and Obstetric anaesthesia.
- To promote professionalism, communication skills and good ethical conducts of Health workers.
- To improve Health workers participation on documentation of health information system in Health facilities and the community,
- To promote health workers in preventive strategies of maternal newborn interventions with linkages in the community.
Maternal and perinatal death reviews are re-enforced by building on what is conducted at health facilities. This is done by:
- Strengthening of MPDR committees at CEMNOC Health facilities
- Quality Improvement participation in MPDR committee meetings at health facilities.
- Participating CMEs in some units that respond to the MPDR recommendations.
Expanding access to postpartum and postabortion family planning services through training service providers in postpartum and postabortion intrauterine contraceptive device insertion.
Training in Post Abortion Care
To equip health providers with adequate skills and knowledge to provide postabortion care to women who present at health facilities with high risk complications.
Research and Development
We provide evidence based research that lead to significant changes in health workers skills and practice so that mortality and morbidity is reduced.
Cervical Cancer Screening