The Institute for Mother and Child Protection “Prof. Dr. Al Rusescu” (IMCP) was established over half a century ago with the mission to provide medical and specialized care to women and children. IMCP also has a role in methodological guidance, scientific research and education, in line with rules and requirements of prophylaxis and curative medicine.
IMCP currently bears the name of one of the greatest Romanian pediatric physicians, Prof.dr. Al. Rusescu, and is structured on several units with complementary roles and functions:
– “Polizu” Maternity;
– Pediatric Hospital (former “Emilia Irza” Hospital);
– External units: center for genital and breast cancer diagnosis, center for recovery of children with neural, psychological and physical disabilities, research and methodology think-tanks.
The IMCP staff is made of around 750 people, of which 150-160 are highly qualified professionals: university teaching staff (professors, lecturers, university assistants), general practitioners, many with double specialty, biologists, biochemists, speech therapists, psychologists, physiotherapists etc.
The services provided by IMCP target intervention areas such as:
– Day and night medical care in hospitals and ambulatory units;
– Superior medical education (obstetrics, gynecology, neonatology and pediatrics), postgraduate training and qualification, training for undergraduate staff.
– Scientific research (in the field of mother and child health) which is a primary objective for IMCP;
– Is the technical and methodological structure of the Ministry of Health in the two areas (mother and child health);
– Education for health (health promotion);
– Coordination of national programs for mother and child health;