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The health centers of Huelva incorporate 54 nurses in childhood with leading hospitals

The health centers in the province of Huelva have incorporated a total of 54 new relation nurses in childhood health since January to encourage the care of the pediatric population. With this new service, the Ministry of the branch fulfills its task of promoting the offer of personal care for children under 14 years of age, so that they can count, like the adult population, with a professional nursing relationship, apart from yours. ordinary pediatrician

This contingency of 54 nurses, whether the health centers of Huelva-Costa and Condado-Campiña primary care District as well as the Northern Area, works with pediatrics and referring staff of nursing education centers to respond to the needs in this. the area of ​​pediatric people and their families, through a model of organizational prevention, promoting health habits and lifestyles, demedicalization associated with daily life and the inclusion of personal care for children and families with chronic conditions. health problems, adding to their work prevention and early detection of mental health problems.

The activity carried out by these professionals, for which appointments can now be made through Respond Salud or other existing channels, is the same as that previously presented in the portfolio of primary care services, although progress is being made to a much more personal assistance; as the number of children combined with each force is determined. Specifically, among its functions are child vaccination programs, monitoring and periodic control of child health, individual attention to health problems that require care, facial or home care of children with multiple health problems, health promotion, assessment after hospital discharge and completion of performance tests.

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Together with the Safe Care Strategy by the Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs, the promotion, prevention and encouragement of self-care throughout life, especially in childhood.

With these new professionals to provide health, it is also important to highlight the role played by the nurses from the education centers in this same section, which are linked to the pandemic-covid-19 to prevent, monitor and electronic accidents in the classrooms. but those which are preserved after the good outcome achieved by this plan of the Ministry, pioneer in the whole country.

Now the province of Huelva has 28 nurses who are in charge of this function, one for each health center, also from Huelva-Costa and Condado-Campiña dependent District and North Health Area.

Initially, the school nurse was needed to implement the official sanitization measures to prevent and help the movement of Covid-19 that could occur in the school environment. Through planning and information campaigns, they carried out monitoring and care interventions in the schools and, when the time came, they managed to vaccinate teachers and students against the corona virus. After the pandemic, in addition to this task, they assume, among other questions, general interventions on the promotion of health and disease prevention, the case of student management with health problems, the coordination of training activities with teaching teams, the offer of counseling and education, the review of compliance. with the vaccination calendar, etc.

As a result of this promotional work in education centers, there was a significant increase in vaccination coverage last year. Specifically, vaccination against meningitis in 12- to 20-year-olds reached 81% coverage, while vaccination against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in girls from 12 to 18 years old reached 90%. This year, vaccination against HPV has also begun in children who are 12 years old, starting with those born in 2011 and in the first two months of the war, 220 have already received the first dose, 8% of those who would receive it. vaccinated by 2023 in Huelva.

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