Who are involved in Essential Newborn Care Protocol?

Name of Office: NCDPC

Healthcare professionals, either in government or in private facilities, involved in maternal and newborn care not limited to obstetrician-gynecologists, pediatricians/neonatologists, nurses, midwives, but also the hospital administration officials, anesthesiologists, hospital infection control officers, hospital PhilHealth/Quality officers, clinical nutritionists, clinical pharmacists, nursing attendants, health promotion and information officers.

At the community level, the local government up to the barangay officials, together with their health workers, nutrition scholars, community health teams and volunteers, mothers’ groups are likewise enjoined to ensure proper information is disseminated to pregnant women and women of the reproductive age group.