How was the ENC Protocol developed?

Name of Office: NCDPC

The ENC Protocol was developed the Newborn Care Technical Working Group (TWG) that conducted a systematic search and critical appraisal of foreign and local medical and allied health literature on practices in the immediate newborn period. An evidence-based draft was then developed and reviewed by the Department of Health (DOH), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society (POGS), the Philippine Society of Newborn Medicine (PSNbM, a subspecialty society of the Philippine Pediatric Society, PPS), other health professional organizations/associations, Save the Children, the academe and other stakeholders.