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.
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.
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”