a) Training

  • Conduct Minimum Initial Service Package [MISP] training for service providers, program managers, and volunteers.

b) Coordination

  • RFHAF is currently a member of the National Health Cluster as well as the Family Health Sub-Cluster. It is currently working towards its inclusion into the Protection Cluster which is coordinated by the Director Department of Welfare.

c) Response

  • RFHAF provides the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) to sexual and reproductive health during the initial response. Women of Reproductive Age and adolescent girls are usually prioritized to receive such services with emphasis on pregnant women and girls and lactating mothers. Also prioritized are women and girls who may have undergone some kind of violence which are referred to partners by the RFHAF team.

d) Prepositioned Resources

  • RFHAF purchases prepositioned items which it can utilize during a response. These are usually with items that does not have shelf life such as tents, chairs, tables, water containers, tarpaulins, etc.

In 2016, RFHAF was able to provide the minimum initial service package (MISP) to 2,640 women (1,054 were pregnant and lactating women) of reproductive age in the Ba Medical Sub-Division (Western Division) and the Cakaudrove Medical Sub Division (Northern Division). The assistance included the provision of Hygiene and Dignity Kits to assist with personal and SRH needs, as well as general health awareness information including Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). 11,280 beneficiaries were reached and 1,533 contraceptive services provided.