Monday, June 5, 2023

Joint work will allow the training of 1,500 health agents for the entire province

Registration will begin on Monday, May 29 through the website and classes will begin on June 19.

The teaching staff will be composed of professionals who work in directorates, supervisions and programs of the Ministry of Public Health, such as tuberculosis, immunization, maternal and childhood, nutrition, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, health of the elderly, among others.

In addition, knowledge about modules, soft skills and office packages will be covered.

The quota of applicants with completed secondary studies will be 1,500 people between the ages of 21 and 35.

In the distribution of applicants, consideration will be given to the need of each operational area and the inclusion of people with criteria of sexual diversity and interculturality.

By 2021, applicants must take and pass an on-the-job training cycle to work as a health agent, the curriculum design of which was approved by Joint Resolution No. 0467-070 of the Ministries of Public Health and Education, Culture, Science and Technology Was.

The document seeks to raise the profile and training of health agents to deliver more effective coverage to the population of the province’s various operational areas. This will be a mandatory requirement for joining the provincial state in case vacancies are to be filled.

The training launched last Friday and was attended by the Minister of Public Health, Federico Mangione; Rector of the Provincial University of Administration, Technology and Trades, Carlos Morello; Undersecretary for Social Medicine, Gabriela Dorigato; Juan Pablo Castillo, director of primary health care; Maria de los Desamparados Tallens, Vice Rector of UPATECO; Technology and Business Secretary of UPATECO, Matias Asenato; among other officers.

Telecare for mental health

The Secretary for Mental Health and Addictions, Ministry of Public Health, has initiated action to implement a pilot trial of telecare in mental health cases through the federal platform TeleSalad.

“The idea is to start with a pilot test in three operational areas: Morillo in the north; Kachi, in the West Zone; and Joaquin V. Gonzalez, in the Southern Region”, commented Irma Silva, Secretary of Mental Health and Addictions.

The project aims at new tools for providing remote assistance in specific areas of mental health, such as social-labour reintegration, social inclusion, problematic consumption, suicide and attempted suicide, professional peer counseling, etc.

It will work in four dimensions. One of them is telecare (synchronous or asynchronous follow-up, diagnosis or treatment tele-consultation); Another Telemanagement (Administrative Management Services) Teletraining and Teleinvestigation.

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