The nation’s Minister of Health, Carla Vizzotti, today delivered four ambulances scheduled for the cities of Comodoro Rivadavia, Tecca, Puerto Pyramides and the cities of Comodoro Rivadavia, together with Governor Mariano Arcioni, and Fabian Puratich, Undersecretary of Systems Integration and Primary Health Care, in Rosson. Garayalde Health Post. In total, Chubut province will receive twelve ambulances within the framework of actions of the Health System Reconstruction Plan, which implies increased national investment for the provision of health equipment and infrastructure actions in all jurisdictions.
“It is a matter of great pride to build federalism here, as we are doing with each of the country’s health ministers and on this occasion with the governor, who also join forces to strengthen the health system,” Vizzotti said , while who explained that the total delivery of ambulances in the province – which will roll out in the coming weeks – includes transfer vehicles, critical care vehicles and 4×4 trucks, “to reach places that are difficult to reach, distance and emergencies With the importance of transfer in”.
The minister stressed the importance of the joint work between the nation, the province and the municipalities to carry out the health system reconstruction plan, which was done with the vehicle fleet during the pandemic and that “it will continue with strength in the coming months”. Will be.” Bioimaging area, with resonators, tomographs, digital angiographs and scanning equipment, also of rays”.
In this regard, Vizzotti indicated that “the province will have the resonator in Comodoro Rivadavia and the tomograph in Rawson. The work that the governor announced with his team is for this work. To have the resonator you need a remodeling , Will have to do an optimization of space.There are five digitization teams which are being distributed throughout the province.
Then, Vizzotti referred to Chubut’s importance as a “spearhead” in everything related to mental health. “We were visiting the Hilando Camino workshops in Trelew, the work that has been done is very exciting, now we are going to Puerto Madryn to see the assisted living houses,” he said and commented: “Here the community mental health specialty arose and is already a reality, we have worked with schools and psychology societies to be able to regulate the clinical psychology specialty, the steps that are being taken, the ones that are built To build, to see the paths traveled and to share them with other provinces”.
In conclusion, the minister said that “we will continue with enthusiasm and commitment not only to strengthen the tools of the health system, but also to include all strategies that are going beyond the pandemic, vaccination against COVID-19 and all the lines of work that we are doing”.
For his part, Arcioni expressed: “The delivery of four fully equipped ambulances is a great pleasure, and perhaps most importantly, we will deliver eight more ambulances in the coming days, especially for the Minister of Health. Thank you Nation, Carla Vizzotti, and Undersecretary Fabian Puratich, because they know what federalism is like for us. We’ve already had six visits from the minister to the province, and she’s always giving us a hand, showing that How are the policies of the national government, and especially for Chubut. Our thanks to you and our president for this quick response.”
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.
Less than two months after the start of deliveries, there are already 8 provinces that have received the new ambulances: Buenos Aires, Formosa, Chaco, Corrientes, San Juan, Santiago del Estero, Rio Negro and Chubut.
In the morning, the minister visited Dolawon Rural Hospital, the first in the province to implement – in June 2022, building on planning and training work initiated in 2020 – the Integrated Health History (HSI) promoting the national health portfolio Strategy with the aim that all information related to administrative and clinical processes of an individual is available centrally and in digital format. Currently, 36 hospital professionals use HSI, and an average of 889 visits are made per month.
The implementation of HSI is a national initiative that implies cooperation between provincial and municipal governments and other organizations committed to the provision of health services. Involved actors can implement the tool by incorporating it as their own development and by integrating it into other local developments.
HSI guarantees that information is available to all citizens wherever and whenever they need it. Thus, its implementation constitutes a process that aims to make the health system more integrated, efficient, effective and equitable.
Tour of Trelew Occupational Facility and Assisted Living Facility in Puerto Madryn for mental health users
During the day, the minister visited the Hilando Caminos Labor Occupational Center in Trelew, a facility dependent on the Mental Health and Addiction Service of Trelew Zonal Hospital, aimed at training people in craft trades and promoting the acquisition of social-labour habits. to promote. People who are in a state of vulnerability from a psychosocial perspective.
Hilando Camino has been running for 11 years, and trains with about 40 people throughout the week. Currently, the device has four job training positions: goldsmithing, loom weaving, artisan spinning, and sewing or dressmaking. There are also commercial labor systems in the province of Chubut in Trevelín, Maten, Esquel, Apuyen, Lago Puelo, and Puerto Madryn.
The work agenda ended with a visit to one of the 6 assisted living homes in Puerto Madryn, to be inaugurated in 2022 within the framework of the assisted housing plan created in 2020. It is a residential social-sanitary device that provides a supplementary and temporary housing solution for people. People with mental health problems who cannot live alone or with their families.
With a capacity of 8 users, the assisted living homes have an interdisciplinary work team and rely on the Mental Health and Addiction Service of the Puerto Madryn Zonal Hospital. The general objectives of the initiative are to increase autonomy, promote rights and involve users in networks of family, social and health services.
The province also has a house with a capacity of 8 users in the city of Comodoro Rivadavia; 2 houses with a capacity of 6 users in Trelev; and one in Rawson with a capacity of 6 users.