Vaccination for Covid-19 and Influenza was also done during the visit.
As part of the provisions of the Protégé Calle plan, which the Ministry of Social Development and the Family implements every year in the season of the worst weather, the medical route began to be implemented, developed in agreement with the Valdivia Health Service.
On the first day, accompanied by the Health team, the Undersecretary of Social Services, Francisca Perales, Social Development and Family Ceremi, Roberto Gibergia, Health Ceremi, Cristina Ojeda and the team of the Calle Program of our Security and Opportunities subsystem participated. , which is implemented by the Municipality of Valdivia.
During the tour, he visited various points of the streets of Valdivia and the two shelters that have been opened so far in the city. The execution of this equipment is envisaged by September 2023 and has an investment of more than 23 million pesos.
In this regard, Undersecretary Perales said that “the road situation is one of the most serious manifestations of poverty, vulnerability and social exclusion, which is why as a ministry we are committed to pay attention to these and provide security and better welfare.” deploy various tools for people. I thank the teams of Health Ceremi, Valdivia Healthcare and Social Development Ceremi, who continuously provided social and medical avenues that provided support, shelter and, as was the case on the occasion , provide access to vaccinations, so that people who are on the streets and who do not voluntarily go to shelters can spend the winter more safely”.
Similarly, Seremi Giubegia said that “the medical route runs three times a week and includes services aimed at protecting lives and avoiding serious deterioration in the health of people living on the streets, with a team of medical care”. One family doctor, one paramedical technician and one social worker through the delivery of ambulatory.
For its part, Cristina Ojeda, Seremi de Salud, explained that “it is very important for us to expand vaccination coverage in this region, without forgetting the most vulnerable groups of people who, for very specific reasons, cannot access vaccines. , as are the people living on the streets. As the government of President Gabriel Boric, we have an obligation to protect the right to health of all people without discrimination. We therefore believe that we need to adapt state actions to all the places and contexts in which Should be taken in where we can.”
In conclusion, Dr. Marianela Rubilar, Director of Valdivia Health Services, said that “as an institution we are very pleased to once again be part of this agreement with Mideso that allows us to serve the entire community, especially those Allows to provide health care. who are on the streets. We are entering a critical period where respiratory diseases are on the rise, especially due to winter weather conditions, and that is why today we are dedicated to your needs and health. Contributing with a qualified team committed to care.”