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The government will approve an investment of 580 million euros for primary care infrastructure on Tuesday Leader in Social Information

The President of the Government and leader of the PSOE, Pedro Sánchez, announced this Saturday from Valencia that the Council of Ministers will approve next Tuesday an item of 580 million euros to improve primary care infrastructure and equipment.

The PSOE act, Sanchez said, is the largest investment to “strengthen, modernize and reinforce” the 13,000 primary care centers distributed throughout Spain.

According to executive sources told Cervimedia, this item will be allocated by the government to the autonomous communities “finally” so that the regional governments can use those 580 million euros to modernize and improve the more than 13,000 centers that already exist. should do. Spain and Finance “New physiotherapy, radiodiagnostics and emergency rooms to avoid waiting times, saturation or unnecessary visits”.

Sánchez has already gone ahead in Alcalá de Henares last Tuesday that the executive is going to present a program to improve the infrastructure of all primary care.

The measure was announced last March by the then Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, at a meeting of the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System (Cisns) held in Palma, where she set a figure of 493.8 million euros for the communities and the autonomous. Improving the infrastructure and diagnostic equipment of primary care centers in cities.

According to socialist sources, it is “the largest investment made by an executive in history to improve primary care” and although “public health is a regional competence”, there is no doubt that “it is a priority of the Spanish government”. “.

Sánchez devoted the bulk of his speech to the state of public health and claimed that his government was “strengthening” the system “in these four years” and reversing the “cuts” that the people of the PP had made in the “national Also violated the dependency system”.

At the rally, the chief executive argued that one of the “lessons” to be learned from the pandemic is that “we have to protect free, universal public healthcare in our country.” “The biggest enemy of the national health system is not the virus, not the diseases, the biggest enemy is the cut,” Sanchez said.

In fact, the PSOE leader lamented that in the last financial crisis, President Mariano Rajoy told “every one” of the autonomous communities that “they had to cut 10,000 million in social spending”, divided between 3,000 in education and 7,000 in health. , for which reason “the one pillar that weakened the most was primary care”.

The President reinforced his speech with “data” that three of the four autonomous communities that spend the least on health are led by the Popular Party, none by the PSOE, and insisted that the Community of Madrid was next to that ranking. is on top. , “What matters on May 28” is protecting public health, stressed the socialist leader.

Sánchez claimed the fiscal policy as “getting much more from the welfare state” than it paid for with taxes, and defended the model, which he compared to the United States because “we don’t want a country where people in debt” against cancer treatment”, which prompted him to recall his recent announcement of making ‘oncological oblivion’ a reality.

In this health commitment, Sánchez reviewed his executive’s measures such as the suppression of pharmaceutical co-payments, cancer screening tests, an increase of 9,000 professionals to the national health system and recalled that “the largest public proposal of the MIR places” Is. The system has been called for further strengthening with a call to cover 11,000 locations.

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