Wednesday, May 31, 2023

MINSA launches free health campaign Check Yourself Peru

The free health campaign Check Peru started from May 15 to Sunday May 21, where the Peruvian population has the opportunity to go to any medical center of the Ministry of Health (MINSA) and Essalad throughout the country, to have a medical checkup within the country Can go Outline of National Prevention Week.

In this note you will find that depending on the area you live in, health establishments that provide this type of care will be from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, while in medical positions it will be from 8:00 am : 00 am to 2:00 pm.

These points will offer nutrition assessment services, antenatal care, micronutrient administration, sexual and reproductive health counseling, mental health screening, sexually transmitted diseases, cervical cancer, breast screening, vaccination, dental care, etc.

Similarly, people will be able to get early detection of preventable diseases like hypertension, diabetes, obesity, tuberculosis, cardiovascular, oncological, renal, syphilis, hypothyroidism, obstetric and neonatal risks.

This free preventive check-up day is targeted at children, adolescents, youth, adults and elders, mainly those people who do not have any pre-existing diseases and who do not go to health establishments for various personal reasons, and for unsatisfied claims. with insurance.

The only requirement of note is the presentation of a National Identity Document (DNI) or immigration card, if applicable.

Below is a list of the National Centers for Health and the posts available during National Prevention Week. Use the search engine to find the nearest establishment according to the area you live in.

MINSA made National Prevention Week official through Ministerial Resolution No. 300-2023/MINSA. Thus, the said institution strives to timely detect the risk of mental health diseases along with various preventable diseases like diabetes, HIV, hypothyroidism etc.

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