Liliana Briones, Fernando Gonzalez and Daniel Tepec will have to travel some 70 kilometers or more to reach Graciano Sancheza community of tlaxco, where they provide their health services.
The Colonia Professor Graciano Sanchez community, located in Tlaxco, is the furthest from the Tlaxcalan capital. At an altitude of two thousand 905 meters above sea level, and that according to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, tIts population is 499 people.
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With the implementation in Tlaxcala of the IMSS-Wellness Model, In that town, an increase in the number of doctors improved the medical care received by residents.But there is pending rehabilitation of the property.
at the health center Medical and nursing staff not only care for the residents of Graciano Sanchez, but also those of Tetlapayac, a community in Hidalgo, neighboring kingdom with Tlaxcala.
Though There is a morning and night schedule, doctors and nurses practically take care of the low population in the morning, since people come They rarely do this after 3:00 pm.
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mostly, The population seeks to recover from acute respiratory diseases, such as flu and cough, which tend to increase during the winter season, And so does the demand for drugs. The community is not free from chronic diseases.
Medical care is free for residents, as in the past the authorities have been in charge of maintaining the health center, such as paying for electricity, water and sanitation.But in the case of residents of the neighboring community of Hidalgo, they pay a voluntary quota that is left to their own devices, especially since it is a population with scarce resources.
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People consider medical care to be adequate, and according to Dr. Fernando Gonzalez and nurse Danielle Tepec, care is guaranteed at night and weekends.
In an interview, LYoung people agreed that service delivery has improved with the implementation of IMSS-Well-Being, as they highlighted that there is a 100% supply of medicines Original image related to first level care.
Although, Perhaps, due to its distance from the capital of Tlaxcala, the property is pending rehabilitation of facilities. And for the time being it retains the color of the previous state administration.
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The health professionals, who are about to finish their internship as interns, are confident that this year the federal authorities will address the property deficiencies and structural deficiencies. The service is designed to be provided in the evening, so that employees spend nights there practically all week.
he mentioned One of the two available rooms in the health center has some structural deficienciesSo currently doctors and nurses share the same room for sleeping.
already They added defects in bathroom which is in separate room and lack of solar heater ensuring hot waterAs this is a very important input due to the low temperature in that city and they suffer when they run out of gas.
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they leave them without transfer support
Young people who recently graduated from university and who completed their internships at the end of January reported that for a while the president of the community stopped supporting them to go to their homes because of public Transport passes only twice. a day, at 7:00 am and at 6:00 pm, and it stops them from moving.
He has completely taken away our transport and now we travel by our own means, earlier he used to bring us on Mondays and he used to drop us on Fridays or Saturdays on holidays but now it is not the caseHe pointed.
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Because of those problems with community authority, Health professionals find a way to combine their schedules and days to avoid any problems, And the intention is that they come together and leave Graciano Sanchez together.
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Dr. Liliana Briones also works at that health center from 08:00 am to 03:00 pm, and has recently arrived to offer her services professionals in that community.
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She’s one of the doctors IMSS-Bienestar hired last year, so she travels every day from the capital of Tlaxcala, where she lives, to Graciano Sánchez’s community in Tlaxco.In about an hour’s journey on your car.
and although At first, his transfer to his workplace was less, as he worked in San Bartolome Cuahuixmatlac, Chiautempan, being part of IMSS-Well-Being improved his salary and offered him job stability.
Most of the population has a complete vaccination schedule against COVID-19.