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Pediatric health care
ABOUT PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM
MATERNAL&CHILD HEALTH CARE
Pediatric health care
This Project is aimed at carrying out basic vaccination (to acquire artificial immunization ) at the proper time according to growth stages so as to prevent infectious diseases and maintain a healthy condition.
Infants Hearing Screening Test
Infants of low-income families with established residencies in jurisdictions of si·gun·gu (public health centers)
Residents with established residency in Gangnam-gu
Details of Supports
Expenses for Infants Hearing Screening Tests
If diagnosed as re-exam (refer) from the screening, supports will be given for personal deductibles for Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) Test.
Medical examination of infants belonging to low-income households
Infants below 6 y.o. who are medical aid beneficiaries(4, 9, 18, 30, 42, 54, 66 months)
Receive Health Examination Documents from the National Health Insurance Corporation – Make a reservation and visit a medical examination institution – Receive the examination and wait for the results notification
PKU, congenital hypothyroidism, Galactosemia, Maple syrup urine disease, Homo-cystinuria, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia(free of charge)
Blood collecting institution
medical institutions nationwide
Management of congenital metabolic diseases
Patient under 18 y.o. who is diagnosed to have congenital metabolic disease such as PKU, hypothyroidism, organic aciduria, etc. requiring specially prepared powder milk
PKU patient, etc.: Providing specially-prepared powder milk and low-protein foods
Health Guidance Team
Hepatitis B vertical infection prevention project
The Project is aimed at preventing vertical infection of the newborn baby who is born of a mother with Hepatitis B surface antigen Positive, and reducing infection by inhibiting the occurrence of chronic hepatitis B and consequent cirrhosis or liver cancer
Infant who is born of a mother with hepatitis B surface antigen Positive (including foreigner) - Throughout the year
Scope of support
Providing immunoglobulin (once) and vaccinations (3 times)
Providing free antigen/antibody testing (once) after completion of vaccination
Free vaccinations (3 times) and maximum two tests for the person whose antibody is not formed
Gangnam-gu Public Health Center distributes coupons to public institution engaged in supporting childbirth
Maternity clinics will distribute maternity ledgers and provide immunization information.
Recipients get vaccinated and undergo checkups using the coupons
The Public Health Center pays the inoculation expenses based on the coupons submitted by the institutions engaged in childbirth or inoculation institution
Health Management of Low Birth-weight Infants
Premature infants, registered in Kangnam-gu, and whose birthweights were lower than 2,300g.
Customized visiting care services by home health care specialists
Customized trainings for self-dependent groups of mothers with low-birthweight infants
Health Guidance Team( 02-3423-7105)
668, Seolleung-ro, Gangnam-gu Seoul, Korea, 06088
Tel: +82-2-3423-7200 Fax: +82-2-3423-8905
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