The Central Hospital of Maputo Holds Course Completion Ceremony for its Staff on ICD-10 to improve the quality of statistical data on mortality and morbidity According to the WHO Standards
On March 3, 2016, the Central Hospital of Maputo held the closing ceremony for the training in which 101 health professionals received certificates of completion of the course on Certification of causes of death, International Classification of Diseases and Problems related to health – ICD- 10, and Codification in morbidity and mortality organized with the technical support of Jembi/ UEM-Moasis. The training participants were qualified in the following areas: Introduction to ICD-10, general principles of codification in morbidity and mortality, quality in the codification process of deaths and implication with the law in Mozambique, hospital statistics and quality of information, indicators of Hospitalization, and humanization in hospitals.
Maputo, Mozambique – March 2016 Maputo Central Hospital has recently trained 101 staff members, 23 doctors
and 78 administrative staff, in ICD-10 in the context of the National Mortality System with technical support from Jembi / UEM-Moasis. The two objectives of the training were as follows: 1) To empower the target group and develop skills to classify and code using ICD-10; 2) Improve the quality of statistical data (collection and processing) using WHO standards. The training data was entered into the SIFO system of the Human Resources Directorate where trainings and personnel trained of the Ministry of Health of Mozambique are routinely registered. The 101 trainees successfully qualified in the following areas: Introduction to ICD-10, general
principles of coding in morbidity and mortality, quality in the process of coding of deaths and implication with the Law in Mozambique, hospital statistics and quality of information, indicators of hospital admission, and humanization in hospitals.
Regarding the National Mortality System, Jembi / UEMMoasis provided technical support to the Ministry of Figure 1 Trainees receiving course completion certificates Figure 2 Sites where SIS-ROH installed nationwide Health in the development of the electronic system, implementation and maintenance in 58 sites, as well as in the training of a total of 358 employees of the national health system from the start of the project.