The organization that will be focused on will be the Ever Thrive Illinois. The organization consists of health workers and members of the community. The organization is based in Illinois. The organization advocates for quality health amongst children, adolescents and women amongst the population in Illinois (Roy, M., Levasseur, M., Couturier, Y., Lindström, B., and Généreux, M., 2015, p. 11). The values of the organization are to be to ensure that the Illinois community accesses quality health as and when it is required. Also, it aims at ensuring that health services are always accessible by the community.
Also, it ensures that children are free from fatal illnesses and thus advocates for immunization of all the children when it is required. For the women, it formulates on ensuring that maternal deaths and mortality rates are decreased to a greater extent (Eldredge, L.K.B., Markham, C.M., Ruiter, R.A., Kok, G. and Parcel, G.S., 2016, p. 34).The health issue that is of concern in this situation is that there is a tremendous increase in the maternal. Illinois has reported 20% maternal death rates. The maternal deaths are amongst women of between the ages of 20-45 years. The maternal mortality is caused by accidental and nonaccidental factors. It is imperative for the organization to strategize on solving the issue that has reduced the population of Illinois and left children behind without their parents. Some of the babies because of lack of proper care do not make it. The maternal deaths result to mortality rates in Illinois. The mortality deaths are common in babies as young as one day old to 5years.
The advocacy should be for women to be able to receive the best maternal care. One of the leading causes of maternal deaths is a lack of medical care before or during childbirth. The lack of medication can be as a result of the low-income levels amongst the women (Beyeza-Kashesya, J., Kaharuza, F. and Murokora, D., 2014, p. s23).The problem is urgent in that it has amounted to a lot of deaths that could have been prevented. The matter is of urgency also for it is fatal and yet it can be avoided.The situation has lead to grief and psychological torture and depression amongst the loved ones left behind. The loss of this population has resulted in unsustainable economies.The advocacy is all about saving the lives of women at birth and the babies.
State the aim/s and objectives of the policy for advocacy
The aims of the It is are to ensure that women at the time of delivering need to receive the right medical care through availing quality services in the case of emergency (Sajedinejad, S., Majdzadeh, R., Vedadhir, A., Tabatabaei, M.G. and Mohammad, K., 2015, p. 4). This aim is the reason that most of the deaths are caused by in access of medical care by women or accessing health centers that do not have the right equipment to handle the emergencies. The policy also advocates that the caregivers should be trained on the set ways to deal with an emergency (Acosta, C.D., Kurinczuk, J.J., Lucas, D.N., Tuffnell, D.J., Sellers, S. and Knight, M., 2014, p. p.e1001672.). It is crucial to identify that most of the caregivers in the time of emergency are not conversant with the problem at hand. Most of the medical practitioners at the time of an emergency waste a lot of time researching about the situation at hand.
The other aim is to ensure that most women take up medical insurances. The medical insurance for women is significant in that women will be in a position to acquire quality medical care when it is required. The insurance services also aid in the subsidizing of the expensive medical services. It is imperative that women are made aware of these services by being told of their benefits.
Also, the advocacy aims at ensuring that the communities have medical centers that are near their residential areas so that a time of medical care they can access them in time (Wildeman, C., Andersen, S.H., Lee, H. and Karlson, K.B., 2014). If the objective women and, then instances of mortality and maternal deaths will be prevented. To add on, the advocacy lobbies for reduced formalities at the time of emergency such as during severe anemia, and obstetric complications during birth.
It is also the objective of the advocacy that those that are in charge of the maternity departments should be in sight to practice due care. In the case of obstetric complications during birth (Ye, J., Zhang, J., Mikolajczyk, R., Torloni, M.R., Gülmezoglu, A.M. and Betran, A.P. 2015, p. 34). The head doctors should be conversant with the best health centers that they can refer their patients to in the case that the health center is unable to control the situation.
Equipping the health caregivers with the right communication skills prompts quality care. It needs to that at times during an emergency (Louis, J.M., Mogos, M.F., Salemi, J.L., Redline, S., and Salihu, H.M. 2014). The cares givers are usually confused mostly due lack of communication amongst the team members. The lack of proper communication and communication has cost a lot of lives. Equipping women with knowledge on the benefits of delivering at the health centers more so those between the age of 20-45 years.
Mothers could be assisted in taking care of their children for instance if the eBay was born with infections. The organization aims are establishing policies that would ensure that women were aware of how to take care of their babies so as to reduce the mortality deaths.
The next step is to empower the girl child to acquire education. Most of the cases, the maternal deaths have been contributed to by obstetric complications (Bhutta, Z.A., Hafeez, A., Rizvi, A., Ali, N., Khan, A., Ahmad, F., Bhutta, S., Hazir, T., Zaidi, A. and Jafarey, S.N. 2013, p. 2210).The girl child should be empowered on how to uphold her dignity and how to protect herself from infections such as that of HIV. Education would to a great extent help in the reduction of the maternal deaths.
The last objective of the organization is to monitor and advocate for human rights to the children and the women. Providence Medical care is one of the sole rights of any citizen and thus lobbying for their implementation is vital for building a society that is healthy. The program aims at making everyone informed of their rights so that they can claim then when the need arises.
Promoting health amongst the children and Women using a health Promotion Framework.
The framework encompasses the integration of the population in the ensuring that public health is improved. The framework will be used in such a way that it will instigate the women to identify their role in the promoting of their health (Lamadrid-Figueroa, H., Montoya, A., Fritz, J., Olvera, M., Torres, L.M. and Lozano, R. 2016, p. p.e0157495). For instance, the women will be informed of the dangers of abortions, the effects of food malnutrition, proper sanitation and protecting themselves from infectious diseases, it is of essence that the concerned parties are part of the move to promote health in the communities.
It is also imperative that they are taught on how to take good care of their babies. For instance ensuring that they make visits to healthcare centers for postnatal care and prenatal care (Ye, J., Zhang, J., Mikolajczyk, R., Torloni, M.R., Gülmezoglu, A.M. and Betran, A.P. 2015). It is of the essence for them to know that they are equally responsible for the health of their children. In this sense. Women will be aware of their roles, and in return, the reported deaths may reduce significantly. Campaigns can be carried out to sensitize the dangers of and the entire population of the need to promote health by, the benefits that will be enjoyed if they participate.
The other initiative could be the establishing of community health care services. It is important to identify that the population belongs to a community (Esteves-Pereira, A.P., Deneux-Tharaux, C., Nakamura-Pereira, M., Saucedo, M., Bouvier-Colle, M.H. and do Carmo Leal, M. 2016, p. p.e0153396.). It is thus a significant step for the organization if it engaged in health promotion activities that could reach the target population. The community health services aimed at ensuring that the community is supplied with the health care services near to them. The community health services can start programs such as the door to door immunization of the children and the community training programs for women. The community services can collaborate with the caregivers at the hospitals in the providing of services.
The community services can also organize for the training of the caregivers say in the emerging ailments and in the impacting of skills on dealing with the patients especially the women and the children (Ang, A.N.A., de la Cruz, S.A.M.T. and Portal, H.L.M. 2017). The organization can better promote community services through the grouping of families for it would be easier to deal with groups as compared to individuals. The specific programs will aim at sustaining a community that is free from maternal deaths and mortality deaths.
The last strategy would be to associate the health policy in the providence of health care services. It is crucial for the organization to create an avenue where health services will be received by the particular population. The public policy will enable the population to make choices for itself. Health promotion will be entertained because of the ability of people to come up with their decision regarding health issues.
The organization can encourage the provision of health services through the impacting of the population with the knowledge that can help them earn an income that can make them improve their standards of living. Also, other initiatives would include the provision of housing to the less advantaged women and children. Furthermore, the health policy can be formulated through the sensitizing the population on their rights so that in the case that they are abused then they can be able to fight for what they deserve.
Recommendations/call to actions for government
Governments have a great role to play in curbing of the maternal and the mortality deaths. The government has to ensure that heath centers are distributed throughout the community so that the pollution can access the health care services. The population does not have to travel kilometers to access to medical care because it is the right of every citizen. Also, most of the deaths in the population are as a result of delayed medical care.
The government can initiate training programs that are aimed at equipping the medical practitioners with skills that will aid in the provision of maternal care to the women. It is imperative that the skills will aid in informed decision making in the case of maternal emergencies (Ang, A.N.A., dela Cruz, S.A.M.T. and Pural, H.L.M. 2017, p. 44). The impacting of skills can also include women as participants. If women are informed about the essence of participating in the promotion of their health then they will learn to be more aggressive in practicing care. In most cases, the deaths have been as a result of unspecialized skills amongst the medical care givers
The government can instigate good health amongst women and children through the creation of jobs. In the case that families can earn an income that can make the families access quality medical care and nutrition. If families have a high standard of living, then it is implied the deaths that are related to poor services will decrease (into Maternal, C.E. 2017, p. 34). Creation of jobs makes the population to afford housing that reduces the contraction of infectious diseases amongst children.
The government also can promote to reduced death levels in women and children through the subsidizing of the health services (LeFevre, M.L. 2014, p. 820).If the health service is affordable, then it is automatic that every member of the population will be able to access quality services. The paying part of the medical services will make the population to appreciate the role of the medical services in their community.
Moreover, the government can ensure that the health care centers re well equipped with the latest equipment so that the inefficiencies that occur due to the referrals can be reduced (Peto, R., Lopez, A.D. and Norheim, O.F. 2014, p. 1273). If equipment is efficient in the treatment of women in the case of an emergency and the treatment of ailments in children. Having the precise services around the community will promote the economic development and the social sustainability of the population.
The government has the role of implementing policies that ensure justice to all. The government can encourage due care in professionalism through the formulating of policies that will be stringent to health practitioners that are negligent in their line of duty (Naim, A., Feldman, R., and Sawyer, R. 2015, p. 261). It is imperative that every member of the society was free from abuse or mistreatment in the seeking of medical services. It can also support the community services programs through the funding of such organizations that facilitate change in the health sector.
It is ideal that if such programs are facilitated, then the community will full access essential health services that they require.The collaboration of the government and the community healthy programs aid in the creation of sustainable communities that have reduced deaths associated with factors that can be controlled through the formulation of viable policies.
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