Mazatlán. With the aim of improving the level of response in the event of contingencies and natural disasters, the Health Emergencies Meditation course was inaugurated, aimed at members of the COEPRISS Brigade.
COE PRESS Commissioner Randy Ross Alvarez pointed out that it is extremely important to train institutions to take preventive or follow-up actions in case of an emergency.
The purpose of this training will be to improve the services provided by the members of the health brigade in case of emergencies and natural disasters, in order to protect the population from possible health risks arising from disturbing events of natural or anthropogenic origin.
“It is important that we know what to do, something very important here is that we have coordination with the municipal institutions as we work together with the Department of Ecology and Civil Protection to move forward with the health emergency through their coordinate with.”
He indicated that the course is not only aimed at the topic of the pandemic, but he cited an example of a fire a few weeks ago in the Plaza Gallerias, where COEPRISS explained to merchants that the food supply in nearby restaurants contained products that could potentially harm health. Can no longer be sold due to
The topics that will be covered in the course will be in the context of risk assessment, accidents and poisoning by chemical agents, natural disasters and epidemiological surveillance.
For his part, the Secretary of Health, Cuitlahuac González Galindo, highlighted the lack of training in various hospitals in Sinaloa and made it clear that although they do a good job, it is important to keep learning and not just keep learning. ,
“I want to congratulate COEPRISS because the basis of success is continuous training and I have seen that in hospitals they only learn empirically, they learn as they go and this should not happen,” he said.
The event was also attended by State Civil Protection Coordinator Aurelio Roy Navarrete Cuevas and Mazatlán Mayor Edgar Augusto González Zatarén, who pointed out the importance of being prepared for any eventuality, one of them being possible new strains of COVID-19 . which may arise. in future.