Extremadura will receive 18 million dollars to install 27 high-tech health equipment in the Inveat plan, which the Ministry of Health has arranged with the European Next Generation financial funds, and with a total investment in the region of about 800 million dollars. to acquire 851 technological equipment for the Spanish public health system.
The Minister of Health, José Manuel Miñones, this Wednesday one of the activities that are being carried out at the Hospital Universitario de Cáceres, where a fortified, linear accelerator is being installed with an investment of two million euros.
Miñones indicated that of those 851 high-tech equipment, some 200 are already working and the goal is to reach the end of this year 2023 with all the equipment installed in different health regions.
He was so grateful that he was trained by the Autonomous Communities (CCAA) to purchase this equipment and put the work in different health centers to install this equipment, which in the case of Extremadura “has been very effective. Good peace.”
“Through these projects of the public procurement, which are quite a technological challenge, we see that they will allow us to be much more competitive and, of course, in the conservation of organs, to go further,” the minister. he said in a press conference at the Cáceres Minimally Invasive Surgery Center (CCMI), where he also visited the technology installed there to improve robotic surgery techniques.
The minister also referred to the recently approved project for the expansion of the Primary Care infrastructure (Minap), endowed with 580 million European coins, with the aim of providing infrastructure and equipment for the healing center, a project that he described as “relevant”. for public safety.
Minap envisages direct investment to improve health centers with the creation of physiotherapy rooms, radiodiagnosis rooms, emergency rooms and the incorporation of technological tools in services.
In fact, the Inveat Council served as the basis for establishing this second Minap, in this case in primary care. “I think the investments that have to be made and implemented, taking the change that we wanted to propose,” concluded the minister.
In the case of Extremadura, the Minister of Health, José Maria Vergeles, has progressed that through the investments of the Minap plan, which envisages 14.5 million for Extremadura, the Medical Centers of Santa Marta de los Barros, Navalvillar Pela, Monastery will be reformed. Guadalupe, Alcantara, Fregenal de la Sierra and Azuaga, as well as the offices of the smaller local institutions of Zurbarán and Cristina, and new offices in Higuera de la Serena and Cedillo. This will be an investment of 3 million dollars.
Likewise, 200,000 coins in Plasencia, 4.7 million euros will be invested in the preparation of clinical equipment in the Health Centers, in the improvement of air conditioning and accessibility in them. seat and that in many of them includes the reformation of the elevators.