WEBINAR: Care and support for babies and families affected by Zika: The experience of Brazil (in Spanish)

El síndrome congénito de Zika presenta un patrón único de anomalías congénitas graves que se encuentran entre los bebés infectados con el virus Zika durante el embarazo y que provocan un retraso global en su neurodesarrollo, lo cual incide en su calidad de vida y la de sus familias.

Este seminario web discutirá sobre las recomendaciones que realizan las instituciones rectoras de la salud pública a nivel mundial para el manejo de niños infectados por Zika.

Además presentará la experiencia de Brasil, tanto desde la perspectiva no gubernamental como pública, en organizar un modelo integrado capaz de entregar estos contenidos de atención con accesibilidad y calidad.

Presentadores:

  • Dra. Goldy Mazia, Asesora en salud neonatal del Proyecto de Supervivencia Materno-Infantil de USAID (MCSP)
    • Tema: “Guías actualizadas de manejo de infantes con síndrome congénito de Zika (OMS/OPS, CDC/AAP, Gobierno de Brasil)”
  • Dr. George S. Dimech, Director General de Vigilancia y Control de Enfermedades Transmisibles de Pernambuco, y Dra. Cristina Valença Azevedo Mota, Secretaria Ejecutiva de Atención a la Salud (SEAS), Pernambuco
    • Tema: “Experiencia de la Secretaría de Salud de Pernambuco frente a la epidemia de Zika– Acciones en el contexto estatal de salud”
  • Dra. Liana Ventura, Presidenta de la Fundación Altino Ventura (FAV), Recife, Brasil
    • Tema: “Experiencia de implementación de un sistema de salud preparado para enfrentar la epidemia del Zika en Pernambuco”

Moderador:

  • Dr. Jorge Hermida, Director Regional del Proyecto USAID/ASSIST para América Latina

Horario

11h00 El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua
12h00 Colombia, Ecuador, Washington D.C.
13h00 Bolivia, República Dominicana
14h00 Brasil, Paraguay, Uruguay

Duración: 1 hora y 30 minutos


Building a foundation to provide care and support for babies and families affected by Zika: The experience of Brazil (in SPANISH)

Congenital Zika syndrome is a unique pattern of birth defects found among fetuses and babies infected with Zika virus during pregnancy. Congenital Zika syndrome often causes problems in a baby’s neurological development, which can affect his or her quality of life and that of the child’s family.

This webinar will discuss recommendations from public health governing institutions worldwide for managing the care and support of children affected by Zika.

It will also present Brazil's experience in organizing an integrated model of care capable of providing accessible and high-quality services, in the public and non-governmental sectors.

Presenters:

  • Dr. Goldy Mazia, Newborn and Child Health Advisor, USAID Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP)
    • Topic: “Updated guidance in the management of infants with congenital Zika syndrome (WHO/PAHO, CDC/AAP, Government of Brasil)”
  • Dr. George S. Dimech, Director General of Monitoring and Control of Infectious Disease, Pernambuco, Brazil, and Dr. Cristina Valença Azevedo Mota, Executive Secretary of Health Care, Pernambuco, Brazil
    • Topic: “The experience of Pernambuco's secretary of health in combating the Zika epidemic – Actions in the context of a state-level health agency”
  • Dr. Liana Ventura, President of the Fundación Altino Ventura (FAV), Recife, Brasil
    • Topic: “The experience in Pernambuco, Brazil of implementing a health care system prepared to face the Zika epidemic"

Moderador:

  • Dr. Jorge Hermida, Regional Director for the USAID ASSIST Project in Latin American and the Caribbean

Time:

11am El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua
12pm Colombia, Ecuador, Washington D.C.
1pm  Bolivia, República Dominicana
2pm Brasil, Paraguay, Uruguay

Length: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Date: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:00 to 13:30
Organization: 
USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project/URC and Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP)/Jhpiego
Contact Name: 
Ximena Gudino
Topic(s): 
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