The Central Hospital of Maputo recently held a graduation ceremony for the training of 102 additional health professionals who received certificates of completion for the course on Certification of Causes of Death, International Classification of Diseases and Health Problems – ICD-10 and Codification in morbidity and mortality organized with Jembi/UEM-mOASIS technical support.
Maputo, Mozambique – January 2018 – The Maputo Central Hospital has recently trained an additional 102 technical staff with support from Jembi / UEM-mOASIS. The training aimed to: 1) help the target group develop skills to classify and codify diseases and causes of death according to ICD-10; 2) Improve the quality of statistical data (collection and processing) using WHO standards. The trained technicians were registered in the training information system of the Ministry of Health, SIFo. The 102 graduates successfully completed the course in the following areas:
Introduction to ICD-10; General principles of coding in morbidity and mortality; Quality in the codification process of deaths and Legal Implications in Mozambique; Hospital statistics and information quality, Indicators of hospitalization and Humanization in hospitals. In addition to supporting the training of more than 350 MISAU technicians since 2008 in ICD-10 matters, Jembi/UEM-mOASIS has assisted the Ministry of Health in developing a short list of ICD-10 codes dedicated exclusively to the Mozambican context, as well as in the preparation of training materials.
“This capacity building activity was made possible thanks to a partnership between Mozambique and the American people through PEPFAR – CDC funding”.