Thanks to their efforts, Governor David Monreal Avila and Honorary President of the DIF State System, Sara Hernandez de Monreal, received four trailers with equipment and medical supplies that will be distributed to rural clinics and hospitals of the Ministry of Health of this state Utah Made in front of the United Mexican Foundation and the Globus Relief Association.
The President and his wife showed inputs that contributed to the welfare and progress of the population, for which they thanked the expatriates for their commitment to their land, in particular, they highlighted the work of Salvador Lázalde, a Zacatecan is based. Utah, who supported the efforts in front of the non-profit organization Globus Relief.
The donated supports, the governor explained, mostly consisted of wheelchairs, canes, hospital beds, walkers, gowns and treatment materials, which cost 25 million pesos.
So he said that the SEDIF team and the Zacatecas Secretariat of Health (SSZ) will start with batching and distribution of support that will reach the areas of the state where it is most needed, especially the 142 rural clinics that are present in Zacatecas where there are more shortages. and the most vulnerable are taken care of.
Monreal Ávila recognized the tireless management of the Honorary President of the DIF State System (SEDIF) in this sense because the endowment, she pointed out, was the product of a trip she made in August 2022 to Utah, United States.
He said that also in this work visit, the Government of Zacatecas signed a letter of intent with the University Hospital through SEDIF, so that specialist doctors would come to the state to train and perform surgeries in the hospitals of the Ministry of Health. ,
He also pointed out that this is the second donation that the Mexican Association in Utah and the Globus Relief Foundation have given to Zacatecas. For which he reiterated his gratitude because for the first time it was in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the treatment materials, tests and equipment, which equaled the cost of 48 million pesos, were very useful.
Therefore, Monreal Avila commended the SEDIF team for supporting his wife in the work of caring for vulnerable groups: “I am proud of the work they do every day for the betterment and progress of Zacatecas.”
The governor invited the United Mexican Foundation and Globus Reliefa in Utah to visit Zacatecas to witness the true use of aid and, above all, to learn about Zacatecans’ expressions of gratitude.
For her part, Sara Hernandez de Monreal, head of the DIF, insisted on the recognition of Zacatecan migrant Salvador Lazalde because he supported the government in the procedures necessary to make this important donation possible.
It should be noted that the government of Zacatecas assumed the logistics costs for transportation and customs procedures, so the state investment was just over 2 million pesos.
The Secretary of Health, Usvaldo Pinedo Barrios, and the Director of SEDIF, Humberto de la Torre, also attended the reception of the shipment, which was also recognized by the President for their work.