Presidential Proclamation No. 6
Presidential Proclamation No. 46
Hepatitis B vaccination
Hepatitis B vaccine 1
Seizures a day after DPT 1.
Fever for 3 days after DPT 1.
Abscess formation after DPT 1.
Local tenderness for 3 days after DPT 1.
Go on with the infant’s immunizations.
Give Paracetamol and wait for his fever to subside.
Refer the infant to the physician for further assessment.
Advise the infant’s mother to bring him back for immunization when he is well.
Prescribe an antibiotic.
Refer him urgently to the hospital.
Instruct the mother to increase fluid intake.
Instruct the mother to continue breastfeeding.
No signs of dehydration
The data is insufficient.
Bring the infant to the nearest facility where IV fluids can be given.
Supervise the mother in giving 200 to 400 ml. of Oresol in 4 hours.
Give the infant’s mother instructions on home management.
Keep the infant in your health center for close observation.
Bring the child to the nearest hospital for further assessment.
Bring the child to the health center for intravenous fluid therapy.
Bring the child to the health center for assessment by the physician.
Let the child rest for 10 minutes then continue giving Oresol more slowly.
Refer the child urgently to a hospital for confinement.
Coordinate with the social worker to enroll the child in a feeding program.
Make a teaching plan for the mother, focusing on menu planning for her child.
Assess and treat the child for health problems like infections and intestinal parasitism.
Around the lips
Lower conjunctival sac
Give measles vaccine to babies aged 6 to 8 months.
Give babies aged 6 to 11 months one dose of 100,000 I.U. of Retinol
Instruct mothers to keep their babies at home to prevent disease transmission.
Instruct mothers to feed their babies adequately to enhance their babies’ resistance.
Inability to drink
High grade fever
Signs of severe dehydration
Cough for more than 30 days
Gentian violet on mouth lesions
Antibiotics to prevent pneumonia
Tetracycline eye ointment for corneal opacity
Retinol capsule regardless of when the last dose was given
Do a tourniquet test.
Ask where the family resides.
Get a specimen for blood smear.
Ask if the fever is present everyday.
Stream seeding with larva-eating fish
Destroying breeding places of mosquitoes
Chemoprophylaxis of non-immune persons going to endemic areas
Teaching people in endemic areas to use chemically treated mosquito nets
Planting of neem or eucalyptus trees
Residual spraying of insecticides at night
Determining whether a place is endemic or not
Growing larva-eating fish in mosquito breeding places
Fever for 1 week
Cough for 3 weeks
Chest pain for 1 week
Sputum negative cavitary cases
Clients returning after a default
Relapses and failures of previous PTB treatment regimens
Clients diagnosed for the first time through a positive sputum exam
Having the health worker follow up the client at home
Having the health worker or a responsible family member monitor drug intake
Having the patient come to the health center every month to get his medications
Having a target list to check on whether the patient has collected his monthly supply of drugs
Inability to close eyelids
Thickened painful nerves
Sinking of the nosebridge
3 skin lesions, negative slit skin smear
3 skin lesions, positive slit skin smear
5 skin lesions, negative slit skin smear
5 skin lesions, positive slit skin smear