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The National Public Health Day kicks off

Government of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Presidency of the Republic, Economy, Security, Justice, Education, Politics, States

From November 4 to November 15 will take place the National Day of Public Health 2019. Photo file: Cuartoscuro


With the objective of approaching health services to the public and promoting the culture of prevention to prevent diseases and to detect them in a long time, from 4 to 15 November will be held the National Day of Public Health 2019.

With the participation of IMSS, ISSSTE, PEMEX, public institutions of the health sector and of the Secretary of National Defense and of the Marina, the following actions will be carried out:

In addition, there will be guidance on depression and changes in memory.

  • Oral health will be promoted in preschool and school, within schools, as well as in markets, markets and health holidays.
  • In the age group of 10 to 19 years, seniors will be directed to identify the presence of risk factors for addictions and violence, healthy eating, physical activity, sexual and reproductive health, among others.

In a joint communiqué it is reported that in this National Public Health Day 2019, the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) will apply 3 million 609 thousand 270 biological, through its 35 delegations throughout the country and there will be 7 thousand 645 puestos. vacunation.

In addition, studies will be conducted to timely detect problems of arterial hypertension, pulmonary tuberculosis, cervical cancer, breast and prostate cancer, as well as diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome.

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For its part, ISSSTE will apply 417,000 287 doses of vacuums.

Meanwhile, the medical services of Sedena, Marina and Pemex will provide strategies for raising awareness about the prevention of sexually transmitted infections, such as HIV, through the use of effective and safe contraceptive methods.

Thus, they will carry out health activities in women and men from 20 to 59 years of age, such as the distribution of contraceptive methods, dissemination of sexual and reproductive outcomes, timely detection of diseases such as cervical cancer, breast and prostate cancer.

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