The Minister of Public Health, Dr. Rosana Shahla, attended the mammogram, ultrasound and HPV screening process that will be conducted throughout this week from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm outside the maternity institute, with the aim of bringing comprehensive health checks to women in the province.
In this sense, the head of the health file said, that the initiative of the health system in the governorate arose as a result of the absence of periodic controls in hospitals, which generated residents’ fears of infection during the beginning of the epidemic. “We want to restore that time and give people the possibility to come to operations outside of hospitals, especially women who have stopped doing monitoring due to concerns or to take care of their families,” he said.
In this context, the official highlighted the work of professionals who lead breast cancer programs, Dr. Estella EsquivelCervical cancer, Dr Italy Vega, who leads teams redoubling their efforts to bring health where people can go and feel safer not to be exposed to Covid-19 infection, such as in trailers that are mounted in open and easily accessible spaces.
“We are talking about young women at risk of developing breast cancer, and in this sense we also provide solutions in sexual and reproductive health issues. We are pleased with the commitment of these women, and as we operate in different places, this hospital will be expanded to include other hospitals,” he also encouraged us not to continue In postponing the examinations that the epidemic helped to delay. .
Regarding the combination of the fifth and modern Sputnik vaccines The minister announced that from Tuesday, people who received their first dose of the Russian immunization in May can move to the corresponding nodes to apply the US formula to complete the plan. “This strategy responds to research conducted around the world, but specifically to provide security and peace of mind for people to complete their coverage.”
After that line, Shahla added, “We have 79 percent of the population over 18 with the first dose and 39 percent with both. We would like to arrive at the end of August with as many people as possible with a full scheme, and at the same time we’ve strengthened controls Air and land borders significantly increased with PCR entry, sequestration index and subsequent controls”.
On her part, Dr Esquivel He explained that among the preventive studies that are being conducted to control women’s health, in the case of mammography, they are for patients aged 40 to 70 years, in addition to HPV and Pap tests:
We have morning and evening shifts for these patients who work different hours so that they can control themselves. This type of activity will be repeated in all hospital doors where mammography services are located, next week we will be at Centro de Salud Hospital and next week at Avellaneda Hospital.”
Finally, the reference emphasized that although breast cancer is not a disease to which men flee, in their case they should first consult with a breast pathologist for a review of their clinic and from there recommend follow-up or supplemental studies.
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