JEMBI/UEM-MOASIS trained 19 health professionals in Inhambane Province on International Classification of Diseases

Jembi/UEM-MOASIS trained 19 health professionals in the province of Inhambane under the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) program, which will assist in the collection of epidemiological statistical data at a national level, and in hospital and public health in Mozambique.

ICD-10 training in Inhambane Province

Maputo, November 2018 – Jembi/UEM-MOASIS, under the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) program, trained 19 professionals from the Provincial Health Directorate of Inhambane.

This training was aimed to raise awareness of the importance of using ICD-10 in the diagnosis and certification of causes of death or morbidity cases for the analysis of real statistical data at a national level.

Dr. Sónia Armando Mahesso, Head of the Provincial Department of Planning and Cooperation (DPPC), thanked Jembi/UEM-MOASIS for their support, and expressed interest in continuing with training of more health professionals in the remaining health units.

Health Professionals after ICD-10 Certified Training

The delivery of the Professional Certificates was done by the Provincial Director of Health, Dr. Naftal Mário Matusse.

It should be noted that since 2008, Jembi/UEM-MOASIS has trained 1,700 employees of the national health system according to SIFo – Information systems for training of the National Directorate of Training of Health Professionals.

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