Community Health Team

Topics: Millennium Development Goals, Health care provider, Health care Pages: 3 (422 words) Published: December 3, 2013
Community Health Teams Mobilization
RATIONALE
Fast track “Kalusugan Pangkalahatan” and achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), particularly for the poor Ensure that all families are visited by health workers
Increase presence of health & social sector in the community Promote health seeking behaviors
Provide information on health and social services, Philhealth benefits, and accredited health facilities FUNCTION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH TEAMS (CHTS)
Health teams guarantee that every family in the community is periodically visited and attended by a health provider and other community workers Community Health Teams assigned to families
Do house to house visits
Reach all families with priority for CCT/NHTS families and 12 breakthrough areas with highest concentration of NHTS families PURPOSE OF CHTS
1.1. Link families to health and other social service providers 1.2. Provide critical health and social services when needed 1.3. Deliver key messages

COMPOSITION OF THE CHT
5 TRAINED MEMBERS
Midwife/Nurse as leader
Plus 4 Members:
1. Barangay Health Worker, Traditional Birth Attendant
2. Social Welfare Development Office Representative, Parent leaders 3. Barangay Nutrition Scholars
4. Barangay Service Population Officer

PREPARATORY ACTIVITIES
Mobilization of CHTS Start - (Oct 15,2011)
Training of National Trainers (Sep 22-23)
Signing of Joint Memo Circular (Oct 11,2011))
Training of Trainers Regional (Oct 12-14, 2011)
ROLES OF AGENCIES
Training

Philhealth Advocacy Knowledge Officer, DepEd Physician, DSWD Regional CCT coordinator DSWD Municipal Links,
DOH Provincial/Municipal Health Teams,
DepEd Teacher/Principal

Resource Mobilization

DOH ( Partial TEV/Training Cost & Info Materials)
DSWD,LGU Thru DILG ( Venue/Food in Training)
LGU thru DILG (Transport Cost)

Others

DepEd Teacher to refer CCT absentees to CHTs for follow-up
DSWD to generate List of CCT families

CHT Members

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