Federated States of Micronesia Discretionary Awards

Project Title: Improving Data Capacity in the FSM

Grant Number: H18MC00060
Project Start Date: December 1, 2017
Project End Date: November 30, 2022
Organization: FEDERATED STATES/MICRONESIA DIV HLTH/SRV
Address: P.O. Box PS 70, Palikir Pohnpei, FM 96941
Project Director: Magdalena Walter
Phone Number: (691) 320-2619
Email: MWalter@fsmhealth.fm

Project Description

The purpose of the Federated States of Micronesia-State System Development Initiative Grant Program is to develop, enhance, and expand FSM's Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) data capacity for its needs assessment and performance measure reporting.

Project Title: Emergency Medical Services for Children in the Federated States of Micronesia

Grant Number: H33MC25687
Project Start Date: April 1, 2018
Project End Date: March 31, 2022
Organization: FSM DEPARATMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS
Address: P.O. Box PS 70, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Project Director: Joanes Sarofalpiy
Phone Number: (691) 320-8300
Email: jsarofalpiy@fsmhealth.fm

Project Description

Aim 1: By 2020, increase to 30 percent the proportion of EMS agencies that have a designated individual responsible for the coordination of pediatric emergency care.
Aim 2: By 2020, increase to 30 percent the proportion of EMS agencies that evaluate EMS practitioners' pediatric skills at least once per year.
Aim 3: By 2021, increase to 80 percent the proportion of EMS agencies that collect and submit uniform data to the National EMS Information System.
Aim 4: By 2022, increase by 10 points from 2016 baseline the average National Pediatric Readiness Assessment (NPRA) score of the state/jurisdiction’s hospital emergency departments.
Aim 5: By 2022, engage in at least one QI collaborative designed to improve pediatric outcomes. This is objective number 7 in the HRSA-18-063 NOFO.

Project Title: Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention

Grant Number: H61MC10346
Project Start Date: April 1, 2017
Project End Date: March 31, 2020
Organization: FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
Address: P.O. Box PS-158, Palikir, Pohnpei, FM 96941-0000
Project Director: Magdalena A. Walter
Phone Number: (691) 320-2619
Email: mwalter@fsmhealth.fm

Project Description

Many children who failed initial hearing screening failed to return for follow up screening. This project aims to increase the follow up rate for follow up screening after a child has failed an initial screening.

Date Last Reviewed:  July 2020