E3S Web Conf.
Volume 319, 2021International Congress on Health Vigilance (VIGISAN 2021)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||09 November 2021|
Impact of COVID -19 on the children’s hospital of Rabat activities during 2020: General profile and comparison with the year 2019
1- Department of pediatric surgical emergencies, children’s hospital of Rabat, Morocco.
2- Faculty of medecine and pharmacy, University Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.
3- Laboratory of health and biology, faculty of science, university IbnTofail Kenitra, Morocco.
4- Laboratory of epidemiology, clinical research and Biostatistics, faculty of medecine and pharmacy, University Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.
5- Biomedical maintenance service, children’s hospital of Rabat, Morocco
6- Ministry of health, republic of Benin.
The Covid-19 pandemic has put stress on the healthcare system around the world and has had an impact on people’s access to healthcare. This study aims to underline the activities at the Rabat Children’s Hospital (HER), during the year 2020 which experienced a state of health emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Material and methods: We have listed the data from the admission and billing service, about the activities of the hospitalization department of the children’s hospital, Rabat. Data was entered on WPS and analyzed by Jamovi software 1.6.23. We also calculated some performance indicators: Average occupancy rate, average length of stay, and bed turnover interval (BOR, LOS, and BTOI). Results: We distinguished between services providing « urgent care » (intensive care unit ICU and emergency rooms ER) and those providing « non-urgent care » (pediatry and surgery) department. The mean number of hospital admissions (NHA) was around 8123 + /− 3942. The average BOR, LOS and BTOI were respectively 72.0 days (SD: 32.6), 66.83 days (SD: 2.68) and 3.89 days (SD: 4.34).
Conclusion : The COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on our hospital activities, disturbing its normal functioning. This study tried to have an overview on the current situation and should lead to other studies in the future, allowing a better managmnt of our hospital.
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