MISP Reproductive Health Assessment
17 March 2013 - 22 March 2013
Population in Camp, Urban / Rural Population, Host Communities
The purpose of this study was to examine to what extent the MISP services were in place for Syrian refugees living in Jordan in order to improve the response and meet the RH needs of the refugees.
MOSP contingency plans to be activated, expanding to more comprehensive reproductive health services,
Sexual and Reproductive Health Services exist to manage sexual violence, safe blood transfusion and practices and standard precautions are in place, clinical services to prevent excess maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality are in place and utilized, contraceptives are available, planning underway for expanding to more comprehensive Reproductive health sercices, services are limited and community and provider knowledge of the existing services is low, condom distribution is limited, however many unregistered women did not know how they can access clinical services to prevent excess maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality (out of pocket expenses, Baseline data collection and routine monitoring of RH indicators was limited, treatment for people presenting with symptoms of STIs are not available, the situation f continuing ARVs for refugees already on ARVs is unknown, menstrual hygiene supplies are insufficient, primary care clinics and outreach to the community is limited, Clinical services perceived negatively and complains from beneficiaries about a lack of participation in the humanitarian response, lack of female doctors, negative provider attitudes, Range of services available, hours of operation and how to access not always known by refugees or providers , MISP contingency plans were established but not activated, Jordan has undertaken some activities on DRR although it is unclear if there have been initiatives to address health and RH, Lack of adequate staffing in urban areas and clear RH protocols particularly on care for survivors of SV and STIs including HIV/AIDS, less focus on urban populations compared to the camp population
Syrian Arab Republic