Appendix A
Survey Respondents and Instruments

ORGANIZATIONS SURVEYED ON CHILD HEALTH ACTIVITIES IN COMPLEX EMERGENCIES

Action Contra la Faim

Aga Khan Foundation

Africare

American Red Cross

American Refugee Committee

CARE International

Catholic Relief Services

Christian Children’s Fund

Concern Worldwide

ECHO Health Services

ICDDR-B

International Committee of the Red Cross

International Federation of the Red Cross/Red Crescent

International Medical Corps

International Rescue Committee

Médecins du Monde

MSF-Belgium

MSF-USA

Mercy Corps

MERLIN



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Child Health in Complex Emergencies Appendix A Survey Respondents and Instruments ORGANIZATIONS SURVEYED ON CHILD HEALTH ACTIVITIES IN COMPLEX EMERGENCIES Action Contra la Faim Aga Khan Foundation Africare American Red Cross American Refugee Committee CARE International Catholic Relief Services Christian Children’s Fund Concern Worldwide ECHO Health Services ICDDR-B International Committee of the Red Cross International Federation of the Red Cross/Red Crescent International Medical Corps International Rescue Committee Médecins du Monde MSF-Belgium MSF-USA Mercy Corps MERLIN

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Child Health in Complex Emergencies Samaritan’s Purse Save the Children-UK UNICEF World Bank World Relief World Vision International RESPONDENTS FOR THE KEY COUNTRY SURVEYS Afghanistan: World Vision International International Rescue Committee Médecins sans Frontières Aga Khan Development Network International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Angola: Action against Hunger Médecins sans Frontières Africare Democratic Republic of the Congo: International Medical Corps International Rescue Committee MERLIN World Vision International UNICEF Burundi: UNICEF Malawi: UNICEF

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Child Health in Complex Emergencies Sri Lanka: UNICEF West and Central Africa Regional Office: UNICEF Iraq: Ministry of Health Kosovo: WHO Zimbabwe: WHO India: WHO

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Child Health in Complex Emergencies Survey of Child Health Activities in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies Name of Organization_______________________________________ Contact Person Title Telephone Email __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ Activity Date Completed Comments Letter of introduction sent Initial contact by phone Key informant identified Survey completed Guidelines received Guidelines reviewed Use the following codes: 1 = written guidelines exist and are implemented in emergencies 2 = written guidelines exist but are not implemented in emergencies 3 = in emergencies, use guidelines developed by another organization (specify) 4 = address condition or issue in emergencies but do not have written guidelines 5 = do not address condition or issue in emergencies Child Health Activity Code Comments Measles in children measles immunization case management guidelines vitamin A therapy Malaria in children prevention of malaria in children diagnostic guidelines Rx of uncomplicated malaria

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Child Health in Complex Emergencies Rx of cerebral malaria Rx of severe anemia 2o malaria Pneumonia in children diagnostic guidelines case management guidelines Rx of severe pneumonia nutritional supplementation Diarrhea in children case management guidelines home management guidelines Rx of severe dehydration nutritional management Cholera in children diagnostic guidelines case management guidelines Dysentery in children (shigella) diagnostic guidelines case management guidelines Persistent diarrhea diagnostic guidelines case management guidelines nutritional management Meningitis in children meningococcal immunization diagnostic guidelines case management guidelines Tuberculosis in children BCG vaccination active case finding guidelines diagnostic guidelines case management guidelines HIV/AIDS in children diagnostic guidelines disease management prophylaxis against opportunistic infection nutritional management Skin diseases of children skin diseases in general scabies

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Child Health in Complex Emergencies Eye diseases of children eye diseases in general conjunctivitis Trauma, injuries, and abuse trauma management guidelines burn management guidelines child and sexual abuse Emergency resuscitation airway/breathing rapid fluid resuscitation Mental health promotion of mental health Dx & management in child Dx & management in caretaker Malnutrition promotion of infant feeding Rx of severe malnutrition Rx of micronutrient deficiencies pellagra (niacin deficiency) Neonatal health guidelines on clean/safe delivery prevention of neonatal tetanus management of asphyxia management of prematurity management of infection Public health promotion of breastfeeding routine childhood vaccination vitamin A supplementation Surveillance crude mortality in children measles in children cholera in children Tuberculosis in adults active case finding guidelines case management guidelines

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Child Health in Complex Emergencies Child Health in Complex Emergencies Survey of Key Countries Name of Organization_______________________________ Country _______________________________ Name of Contact _______________________________ Position _______________________________ Telephone _______________________________ Email _______________________________ Additional Contacts within Organization Name Position Telephone Email _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ What are the child health problems in the emergency situation in which your organization works? What are the major obstacles to improving child health in complex emergencies? What are the strengths of your organization in caring for children in complex emergencies? Is the health infrastructure adequate to implement the child health activities (e.g., referral facilities)? What levels of health care worker are the major providers of care to children?

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Child Health in Complex Emergencies Are the human resources adequate to implement the child health activities? What training is needed for staff to implement the child health activities? What guidelines are used to care for children in complex emergencies? How are these guidelines disseminated and used by field staff? What system of monitoring service performance exists (e.g. standard indicators)? What system of surveillance exists for child health problems in complex emergencies? How is surveillance data shared with other organizations or the Ministry of Health? What mechanisms exist to involve the family and community in improving child health in complex emergencies? What mechanisms exist to coordinate childcare across different organizations in a complex emergency? What is the role of the Ministry of Health in child health in complex emergencies? What is the role of the World Health Organization in child health in complex emergencies?