PHCC

Well-Baby Clinic

Scope of Service

Well-baby clinic service is implemented in all primary health care centers and is provided based on international standards to all children under 5 years in Qatar. It is a comprehensive package of health promotion and curative care, to improve and maintain the health status and well-being of this age group.

The package includes the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) routine immunization program, developmental milestone assessment, growth monitoring, nutritional assessment including breastfeeding practices and appropriate introduction to the complementary feeding, developmental anticipatory guidance and screening for congenital hip dislocation, hearing, vision problems, developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other common health problems among children. In addition, curative services are offered for this age category if it is indicated The service has eight (8) appointment visits  at  2, 4, 6, 9, 12,18, 30 months and 4 years old.

Target Population / Patient

Children aged 0-5 years old.

Type of Access

  • Self-referral
  • Physician referral
  • Secondary care referral (from birth facilities)

Patient Self-referral

GP/FP-referral

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