mexicali, Mobile health units have managed to bring services closer and bring concrete action to the well-being of people living in seven municipalities of the state, representing a solid alternative mainly in areas that still lack adequate health infrastructure Not there. , the governor told, Baja California, from Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda.
The state president highlighted that so far the mobile units in the state administration have offered 248,404 cares, with which people guarantee their right to health completely free of charge, an example of the above being 428 adult senior citizens. who have received a cataract diagnosis. Allows them to perform surgeries completely free of cost.
The head of state’s executive power stressed that health is a priority for the government she leads, having worked jointly with the government of Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to build adequate health infrastructure. develop and equip public hospitals, so that all residents of the state, whether living in urban or rural areas, can consult medical personnel and receive relevant treatment.
In this regard, the Secretary of Health of Baja California, J. Adrian Medina Amarillas highlighted that the health caravan is composed of a unit of medical consultation in which services are provided to the population, which makes an assessment that allows to know their state. Health, fitness and various risk factors, opening the door to possible treatments.
There is also a diagnostic laboratory unit, in which diagnostic analyzes are carried out that provide accurate knowledge of the health status of an individual, making possible the early detection of various non-communicable diseases.
There is also a unit for free mammography, which has specialized equipment such as analog mastographs and digitizers, as well as a telemedicine service via the Internet to deliver study results in less than 24 hours.
Within the health caravan, Medina Amarillas emphasized, X-ray and densitometry procedures, electrocardiograms and renal pelvic-obstetric ultrasounds are also performed, as well as vision exams, audiological reviews, psychological care and dental health procedures.
In the Caretase module, adults over the age of 60 are received, who undergo a study and, if they have said visual condition, corrective surgery is performed at no cost, regardless of whether they have rights or any Have some kind of co-morbidity.
The Secretary of Health announced that between Tuesday, February 14 and Saturday, February 18, mobile health units will move to the Valle de las Palmas subdivision in the eastern region of Tijuana, so that residents can go without receiving this benefit. no cost.