The intention of access to take initial care for people suspected of endometriosis and confirmed endometriosis, authorities from the National Ministry of Health met with experts, researchers and representatives of civil society to generate recommendations for joint health for access to the initial. disease, especially knowledge of the early symptoms.
“It is very important to have the presence of each of you in this meeting in which we propose to think about tools, through the development of practical clinical practice to improve the first management of endometriosis,” said the secretary of Access to Health. Sandra Tirado, at the door of the meeting.
In the meeting, the work methodology was proposed and the roles of the teams and assigned tasks were defined for the preparation of a guide to endometriosis to seek endometriosis members of the health society, especially those who work at the first level. anxiety
The aims and objectives of the document are also defined, as well as the aspects of care that need to be addressed, the treatment of pain associated with endometriosis and the expected health benefits.
In this sense, Tirado emphasized that “this first step allows us to provide care at the first level of care and to improve equity in access to diagnoses and treatments.”
By developing this guide, it is expected to start the process of establishing a federal and multidisciplinary working group dealing with the secondary and tertiary care of endometriosis, with the aim of reducing the variability in the care of this pathology.
On the other hand, the Counselor of the Secretariat of Access to Health, Ana Carrera, stated “what are the challenges related to gender inequality, which are put on the table and which are addressed today by the Ministry of Women, Gender, and Diversity”.
The meeting was attended by the national director of Health and Sexual Reproduction, Valeria Isla; and the advisor of the National Directorate of Quality in Services and Health Regulation, Verónica Sanguine. Silvia Carina Bernardi, from the APS area of Tierra del Fuego; Pablo Piacentini, of San- tis Fe; Laura Filippini, Director of the Coordination of Primary and Secondary Care Establishments of the Ministry of Human Development of Formosa; Luciana Valenti, from the PHC Area of Health Equity Secretary of the National Ministry of Health; Gabriel Ale, from the Tucumán Provincial Health System.
Present were Alicia Sánchez Abella, leader of the “Endohermanas of Argentina”; Elisabeth del Milagros Solís and Andrea Verónica Belmonte Avila, from the civil society “Viví Endo Salta”; Natalia Pamela Luna, from “Endolazo” of San Luis; Hubert Dionsi, Cordoba Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Rosa Inés Barañao, CONICET principal investigator at the Institute of Experimental Biology and Medicine; Luis Maria Auge, president of the Academic Council of the Argentine Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrical Societies; Felipe Jofré, from the Buenos Aires Gynecology and Obstetrics Society; Daniela Edith Simbler, from the Argentine Radiology Society; Leandro Fusaro and Milagros Dastugue, from the Argentine Endometriosis Society of Jesus; Roberto Ovando and Edgardo Rolla from the Obstetrics and Gynecology Society of the province of Buenos Aires.
Endometriosis is a gynecological disease characterized by the presence of endometrium-like tissue (the lining of the uterus) outside the uterus. This causes a chronic inflammatory reaction that can lead to scar formation (fibrous adhesions) within the pelvis and other parts of the body. To date, the cause of this pathology is unknown.
According to estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO), this disease affects approximately one hundred percent of women and girls of reproductive age worldwide.