AMCH plans to continue trainings on ENCC and Newborn Resuscitation quarterly either through partnership with other associations or single handedly. The Next training will be held in May 2017.
World Breastfeeding week will run from 1st- 7th of August.
World Hand Washing day on the 15th of October: To raise awareness about the global sanitation crisis.AMCH in celebrating this day had fixed plumbing needs at the labour rooms and neonatal units of LASUTH, Ikorodu General Hospital and Ifako-Ijaiye General MCC to improve water supply, taught and encouraged proper handwashing.
World premature day on the 17th of November 2017: to increase awareness on preterm birth, the issues surrounding it as well as the general health of the mother.
AMCH will continue to conduct and support trainings of Health Care Workers at all levels of care for the newborn and his mother.
AMCH provided support to indigent patients in the form of donations which were made to the Newborn Unit of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and for a premature baby at the Neonatal unit of the Paediatric department of the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital.
November 17 is commemorated yearly as World Premature Day. AMCH in collaboration with Lagos State Ministry of Health joined other organizations worldwide to celebrate the day by holding a stakeholders’ workshop on Care of the Preterm baby. Senior medical doctors and nurses from 9 key public hospitals involved in the care of newborns were invited. Presentations were made on the annual morbidity and mortality rate of preterm admission into their various newborn units.
This forum provided a platform for these senior health-care workers to discuss and share experiences, identify challenges and present ways of improving care for pre-term infants in Lagos State public facilities. The weekend preceding the World Premature Day, AMCH through radio talks and public awareness rallies enlightened the masses on how to prevent preterm deliveries as well as measures to be taken in the event of occurrence.
Monthly financial assistance to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) support group for people living with HIV. This was mostly tilted towards transport fares and provision of foodstuffs.
In pursuance of its objective of aiding in developing capacity for Neonatal care at the secondary and primary care level, AMCH, in July 2016, at the Dover Hotel in Ikeja along with its partners, the Latter-Day Saints Charities (LSDC), Pediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and Lagos State Ministry of Health (LMSOH), conducted a Training-of Trainers (TOT) workshop to build up a pool of trainers responsible for training 768 frontline health care providers at Ikorodu Local Government Area. Three step-down trainings have subsequently taken place at Ikorodu LGA.
AMCH continues to provide assistance to indigent patients in the Neonatal Units at LASUTH and other centres both within and outside Lagos.
Images for the events can be found in our Gallery.