The Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP)

The MISP for Reproductive Health is a set of priority lifesaving interventions that must be put into place at the onset of every emergency. It is an international standard recognized by the SPHERE humanitarian charter, the IASC Health Cluster Guide and CERF life-saving criteria and should be implemented at the onset of every emergency.

 

Ensure health cluster/ sector identifies agency to LEAD implementation of The MISP

•             RH Officer in place

•             Meetings to discuss RH implementation held

•             RH Officer reports back to health cluster/ sector

•             RH kits and supplies available & used

 

Prevent and manage the consequences of sexual violence

•             Protection system in place especially for women & girls

•             Medical services & psycho-social support available for survivors

•             Community aware of services

 

Reduce HIV transmission

•             Safe and rational blood transfusion in place

•             Standard precautions practices

•             Free condoms available

 

Ensure health cluster/ sector identifies agency to LEAD implementation of The MISP

•             Prevent excess maternal and newborn morbidity & mortality

•             Clean delivery kits provided to birth attendants and visibly pregnant women

•             Community aware of services

 

Plan for COMPREHENSIVE RH services, integrated into primary health care

•             Background data collected

•             Sites identified for further delivery of comprehensive RH

•             Staff capacity assessed and trainings planned

•             RH equipment and supplies ordered

 

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