Thursday, February 2, 2023

Vizzotti transports ambulances to Rio Negro to strengthen the province’s health system

The Minister of Health of the nation, Carla Vizzotti, delivered today in Rio Negro, 6 of the 10 ambulances earmarked for the province, to the Governor Arabella Carreras and the head of the local health portfolio, Fabián Zagaib, as part of the actions of the plan. Rebuilding the health system, which means increasing national investment for the provision of health equipment and infrastructure in all jurisdictions.

After thanking the provincial authorities for their presence and their “huge propensity” to quickly manage the reception and delivery of ambulances, Vizzotti noted the articulation between the nation, the provinces and the municipalities and explained that “it is a Example of how I work with a federal perspective to continue to provide more and better health to the population.

As the minister elaborated, the total delivery of ambulances to the province will be finished in the coming weeks and includes 5 transfer vehicles, 1 critical care and 4 4×4 vehicles, representing an investment of over 700 thousand dollars . “Having three different types of ambulances, knowing that 4x4s are very relevant to many provinces, is part of prioritizing health and strengthening and rebuilding the health system with that federal perspective,” he said.

In this context, Vizzotti thanked the work of the Rio Negro health teams during the COVID-19 pandemic and expressed “immense appreciation for these two very difficult years, the most difficult in the health history of the last century.”

In this regard, he noted that “the pandemic has had a very significant impact and continues to place enormous demands and strains on the health system due to other pathologies,” for which he “appreciated the President’s commitment to escalate the health emergency”. We are able to continue to respond to all of these situations with resourcefulness and concrete actions.”

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For his part, Carreras “highlighted the importance of this distribution, as it is very important to fundamentally reform our health system, especially in the case of new units fully equipped with the latest technology.”

The governor also expressed that “the pandemic has been very revealing, as it has for some time put issues on the table that needed to be done, and the role of the state – together with doctors and health professionals – in this It has become necessary to be able to strengthen the health institutions of the province.

Finally, Carreras thanked “the Ministry of Health of the Nation, Minister Vizzotti for being with us on this special day, and President Alberto Fernandez for always being with Rio Negro.”

Along the same lines, Zagaib thanked for the delivery of the new units and expressed: “For those of us who have gone through the pandemic in this administration, from day one we feel fully involved in everything we do with Nacion . It’s a step up from what we’re working on.

The minister thus stated that “distances are very long in the province and these new units are being assigned to hospitals that have a long track record for referrals.”

The health system reconstruction plan establishes the delivery of 344 ambulances across the country, in addition to equipment and infrastructure actions, and an investment of more than $500 million by the health portfolio with the aim of making resources available where they are most needed. More is needed.

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During the day, the minister visited Vidma, accompanied by the head of the National Agency for Public Laboratories (ANLAP), Ana Lia Allemand, the pharmaceutical producer Rionegriña Sociedad del Estado (Profars), the public laboratory in the province where the health portfolio is held. In 2021 invested 30 million pesos in the expansion of the plant, which makes it possible to produce Fieritas dietary supplement for the prevention and treatment of childhood anemia.

The minister highlighted that, within the framework of the 1000-day law, PROFARSE began the delivery of the first phase of production of 6,564,780 envelopes of firitas, which are being distributed in the basket of the Remedier 1000-day plan – regions High prevalence of anemia starting from: NOA and NEA- and this means a national investment of about 250 million pesos.

“The work that is being done is very relevant with regard to the importance of public laboratories making strategic inputs for our country and certainly thinking of exports to promote access to other countries.”

In this sense, the minister concluded: “It is a very strong joint effort and I think we have to show it so that no one has any doubt that the national state and the provincial state are working to promote access to health.” Are doing. The whole population.”

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