Monday, February 6, 2023

They cite health officials’ health challenges for 2023

Some tasks are immediate, such as disease control, others are related to paradigm shift, such as establishing a culture of prevention

control of communicable diseases like dengue, malaria, hiv, Covid-19, cholera and respiratory infections are some of the tasks that the health ministry has for the year 2023.
Likewise, with other areas in the region, to promote the primary care strategy, a task that has historically been sidelined during the governments of the past 20 years.

The country has a record high incidence of non-communicable chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, stroke and diabetes. Experts indicate that this line of illnesses increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps due to lack of follow-up.

The challenges of respiratory infection and COVID-19 and its variants still create uncertainty surrounding the outbreak in China. The scientific community continues to study this issue.

other tasks

In the first months of the year, leftovers from Christmas festivities are commonly seen. One of the challenges for the authorities is the introduction of a bivalent vaccine, which must be addressed by the National Congress. Scaling up child vaccinations is an official function.

Drinking Water

Public health is responsible for the chlorination of water, which registers high levels of contamination, and thus prevents the transmission of diseases such as cholera, salmonellosis, and others that put health at risk.

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However, this is a task shared by public health and the National Health Service with water institutions and municipalities. The policy to avoid high incidence of diseases like dengue, cleanliness of the environment to avoid spread and not storing water in homes.

Medical College and S.S.

Health authorities and social security authorities are challenged to improve their relationships with health service providers on the basis of achieving substantial improvements in favor of system affiliates.

The doctors have specific demands for their colleagues and the system, but there are concerns about strikes from the first days of the year starting in 2023.

The amendment of Law 87-01 is a challenge, it is a point that is on the agenda of the government, but there has been no progress. In the latest protests, demands have been made for a true basic health plan and full coverage of health needs.


An indispensable task is to continue reducing health indicators such as maternal mortality and infant mortality. Work on medical humanization.

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