IMCI. Integrated Management of Childhood Illness. Summary of slides. Introduction to IMCI –Slide 3 Rationale for IMCI- Slides 4-10 Advantages – Slide 11 Objectives- Slide 12 Components- Slide13 Intervention areas- Slide 14 IMCI in Nigeria Implementation steps (in another file).
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Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
Not for in-patient care
Ear problems 10%
Skin lesions 03%
Verticalization usually results in inappropriate use of resources.
Presenting complaint Possible cause or associated
Cough and/or fast breathing Pneumonia
Lethargy or unconsciousness Cerebral malaria
Very severe pneumonia
Measles rash Pneumonia
“Very sick young infant Pneumonia
The IMCI strategy combines improved case management with aspects of nutrition, immunisation, and several other important influences on child health
The IMCI strategy is an approach, not entirely different from what we have known, as several national programmes have collaborated to develop these guidelines.