Presentation on theme: "The Youth Health Hotline الخط الساخن لصحة الشباب."— Presentation transcript:
The Youth Health Hotline الخط الساخن لصحة الشباب
Non Governmental Organization Support of Ford Foundation Multidisciplinary Experts in Family and Reproductive Health Aiming to improve the Egyptian Community Reproductive Health through delivery of educational, research and training programs and services in the field of community reproductive health Dr. Mamdouh Wahba Chairman of Egyptian Society For Family Health For Family Health Montasser Kamal Senior Program Officer CairoCairo The Egyptian Society for Family Health Family Health
Telehealth SIMPLESOPHISTICATED Delivery of health services and information via telecommunication technology
Health Informatics Telehealth
How were we triggered?How were we triggered? Health Education Seminars In the Egyptian Schools and Universities there is clearly evident thatHealth Education Seminars In the Egyptian Schools and Universities there is clearly evident that: 1- Lack in youth and adolescents' information related to their health especially the reproductive health. 2- The urgent need of trusted resource of information. 3- The eager need of the youth and adolescents a- to get the answers to the vast amount of their questions and concerns related to their health. b- to be heard c- get the channels of communication and dialogue openly regarding their fears, concerns,needs, problems and misconceptions.
Youth Health Hotline الخط الساخن لصحة الشباب To Be The Pioneers In The Field of Telehealth In The Middle East Aiming To Provide The Youth With the Right Information and Counseling Related To Their Health Needs, Questions And Concerns
When Did We Start?When Did We Start? December 2004December 2004 Receiving about 35 calls per dayReceiving about 35 calls per day All Egyptians Governorates and also from some Arab Countries like Saudi Arabia, Oman,UAE…….and some European CountriesAll Egyptians Governorates and also from some Arab Countries like Saudi Arabia, Oman,UAE…….and some European Countries 60% Calls are Females 60% Calls are Females 50% Calls are the age between (15- 25)50% Calls are the age between (15- 25) We also receive calls from parents seeking advice for their offspring problemsWe also receive calls from parents seeking advice for their offspring problems
Our Telehealth Providers:Our Telehealth Providers: - Group of well trained Counselor Physicians In Different Specialties to serve accurate specialized information -Under the supervision of the-“Egyptian Society for Family Health” Chairman- Dr. Mamdouh Wahba “Gynecology and Obstetrics Consultant”
Also we offer our service Everyday from (10:00am till 10:00pm) except Friday. Our customers information are so Confidential “No Personal Information No Phone Number ID” Only we ask about: -Age -Name of Governorate - The Problem Male\ Female Counselor Physicians
1- Reproductive Health Health 2- General Health 3- Psychosocial Health 4- Nutritional Health Health
1- Reproductive Health Health 1- Pregnancy & Childbirth 2- Menstrual Cycle Hymen 5- Marital Relationship
1- Pregnancy & Childbirth 1- Delayed Pregnancy? -When to worry? - Investigations? 2- Best period for fertilization? 3- Follow up and nutrition during pregnancy? 4- Breast feeding? 5- Contraception ? - Best method?