Comprehensive health approach: more than 700 medical attention on the resistance of Soto Island and South
They were carried out by the Ministry of Public Health on the island located under the jurisdiction of Puerto Villalas and in the area of the shooting range east of the provincial capital. Work was done in the field in specialties such as clinical medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, laboratory, dentistry, cardiology, nursing, chronic diseases, pharmacy, psychology, sexual and reproductive health counseling, and the broader gender and diversity spectrum.
The Chaco Ministry of Public Health developed new comprehensive community health approach operations, this time in Puerto Villalas’ Isla Soto and in the Javier Torres sports field in the X-Shooting Range neighborhood located south of the city of Resistencia. More than 700 attentions were given to neighbors and residents of the place.
In two days dedicated to the prevention, care and promotion of health, field work was carried out in various specialties such as clinical medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, laboratory, dentistry, cardiology, nursing, chronic diseases, pharmacy (free medicines) . Integral health in psychology, counseling for sexual and reproductive health, gender and diversity.
The intervention was deployed this Tuesday, February 7 and Wednesday, February 8 in the aforementioned sports area of Isla Soto and the ex-shooting range neighborhood, where more than 300 neighbors and residents of the place contacted, and more than 700 services Provided by Leidy Nichiporuk, director of social care at Chaco Health.
“As we usually do from last year, we adopted a comprehensive approach between different specialties and, on this occasion, we were working on the promotion and prevention of health through workshops with community contexts, where we addressed the prevention of problems of Told the officer.
Nichiporuk stressed, “These approaches to the field allow us to identify the actors that we have for community work in the different neighborhoods and localities where we intervene as a ministry.”
In addition to this type of service, a vaccination post for vaccinations against COVID-19 and the national vaccination calendar was operated in the Isla Soto and X firing range neighborhoods.
The Comprehensive Community Health Approach program works in coordination with interdisciplinary teams from the Health portfolio, in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Development and the Human Rights and Gender Secretariat. In addition, he is accompanied by representatives of PAMI, Incluir Salud and the Center for Attention to Victims of Violence.
On the official social networks of the Ministry of Public Health, the agenda, places, days and times of the works to be carried out are regularly reported.