105 Health Technicians from Hospital Central Licensed in ICD-10 Program with support of Jembi/UEM-MOASIS

The Central Hospital of Maputo recently held the graduation ceremony for another 105 professionals trained with the support of Jembi/UEM-MOASIS in International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10).

Diploma delivery in ICD-10

Maputo, December 2018 – The Central Hospital of Maputo, with the technical support of Jembi/UEM-MOASIS, trained 105 health professionals in ICD-10 – International Statistical Classification of Diseases – in the scope of improving information systems in the Health sector.

The ceremony was attended by important personalities from the Health sector, and by the Jembi/UEM-MOASIS team, represented by Dr. Moisés Ernesto Mazivila, Program Coordinator, and Dr. Adelino Covane, Systems Implementation Coordinator.

Participants of the Graduation Ceremony in ICD-10

The purpose of this training was to raise awareness for the importance of using ICD-10 in the diagnosis and certification of the causes of death and hospital morbidity at the country’s highest referenced health unit.

It should be noted that since 2008, Jembi/UEM-MOASIS has trained 1,959 employees of the National Health Service (SNS) according to the SIFo – Information System for Continuing Education of the National Directorate for the Training of Health Professionals.

“This project was made possible through a partnership between Mozambique and the American people through PEPFAR – CDC funding”