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Evaluation of the achievement of the indicators of Saint Lucia 2018/2020


Level of achievement of the Saint Lucia indicators
(Status of Situation 2020​)

Preliminary Monitoring (Status of Situation 2020)

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PAÍS Logro del indicador 1.1.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 - No specific HRH policy. - National Emergency Management Act that allows reassigning human resource, relocate financing from various departments, and support from external agencies. The country has a national policy in HRH (2018), but not implemented yet.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 1.1.2 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 - Advisory Committee (Prime Minister chairs this Committee) was activated in 2020 due to the pandemic. - Covid-19 Command Centre: contributes to the national response plan.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 1.2.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 HRH planning and decisions on mobility, deployment and hiring was taken at the Advisory Committee. There is an independent multidisciplinary HRH team that responds to the MoH. Various agencies and decides MoH directions on HRH.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 1.2.2 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 A Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Committee of the MOH to put a plan to manage HRH during COVID-19. There was no confirmation that the committee made HRH projections to respond to the pandemic. Projections were made based on the strategies of the last Strategic Plan for Health. There is a need to review and update the projections based on the current health needs.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 1.2.3 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 The country did not use a HIS to support HRH planning decisions during the pandemic. Health management information system in place. St Lucia is planning to incorporate an HRH Module by 2023.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 1.3.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea de base 2018/alcanzado The budget was increased to meet the obligations of the protocols instituted for covid-19.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 1.3.2 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea de base 2018/alcanzado There was a need to increase the number of the Port Health Workers to support the newly implemented protocols. This increase was necessary because the country reopened its boards and the need for port surveillance was increased significantly.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 2.1.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 - There was temporary reassignment of PHC personnel to the secondary level and diversion of staff within the same institutions. - Respiratory clinics were adjusted and put to work around the island. Staff was reassigned from other areas.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 2.1.2 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
No alcanza en 2023 Frontline workers were given duty free concessions on vehicles.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 2.1.3 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 - Hiring new staff: Increasing human resource capacity at the port (nurses, environmental health officers) to increase surveillance capacity at ports of entry. - They considered to have MD, RN students, but it did not materialize. - Saint Lucia called for volunteers to work in the COVID-19 Hotline (311). They were trained on general information so they could assist the public. - They received support from the private sector, specifically communication companies that provided mobile phones to physicians who volunteered for tele-triage. - Private physicians joined the team to work in the public health facilities. - Cuba-Saint Lucia Bilateral Agreement: 113 Cuban doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and epidemiologists: 100 nurses, 6 GPs, 3 internists, 2 biomedical engineers, 1 epidemiologist.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 2.2.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 - Psychosocial support: MhGap training was introduced to the community medical team in effort to provide that type of support to the population. - Contact tracing, referral done by the Epidemiology Unit at the MoH: national epidemiologists, surveillance officers. If the need arises, they would train other personnel from other departments (physicians, nurses, environmental health officers) to support surveillance. - Saint Lucia is working in establishing District disaster committees with community members who will be trained to support surveillance activities at the community level (work in progress).
PAÍS Logro del indicador 2.3.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea de base 2018/alcanzado It guided the decisions made during the pandemic and allowed some HRH planning.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 2.3.2 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 St. Lucia re-organized shifts. Health teams were reassigned to the covid-19 response.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 2.4.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 Saint Lucia like many other Caribbean countries have to deal with the issue of the health worker migration. As such, if this discussion has not been initiated, we should set a target of 2023.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 3.1.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea de base 2018/alcanzado The Ministry of Health works with the Education of the compilation of the priority list for studies for the country, which is published annually. Health’s submission is based on the shortfalls of the sector to meet the needs of the population.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 3.1.2 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea de base 2018/alcanzado
PAÍS Logro del indicador 3.2.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea de base 2018/alcanzado
PAÍS Logro del indicador 3.2.2 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea de base 2018/alcanzado A systems of accreditation exists, through the Ministry of Education, which has oversight for accreditation of institutions.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 3.3.1 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Meta 2023 - There was no national training program. There was an initial training program embedded in the COVID-19 National Plan. The country used materials from WHO, PAHO, CARPHA, CDC as guidelines, preparing training material. Saint Lucia identified frontline HCW, including nurses, medical doctors and even handymen, for the training. - Training sessions and continuing medical education for front line workers. They were linked to the COVID19 Plan. Sensitization for non-health care workers. - Training of port health surveillance team. - Areas of training: IPC, PPEs (including using the right PPE.
PAÍS Logro del indicador 3.3.2 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea de base 2018/alcanzado Community health program with a PH degree (nurses).
PAÍS Logro del indicador 3.3.3 COVID-19 Observaciones Evidencias
Santa Lucia
Caribe
Estado de Situación 2020
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea de base 2018/alcanzado