02/07/2016 10h06 - Updated 2/07/2016 10h06

Amazon Health Itinerant will be in five cities, in July, with offering 1,7 thousand people

So far the program's actions already totaled more than 4,2 thousand people.
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Five municipalities receive, this July, the actions of the Health Programme Itinerant Amazon, the State Health Secretariat (Sesame). The forecast, according to the state Secretary of Health, Pedro Elias de Souza, is conducting 1,7 thousand people.

O program, that started the schedule this month in Juruá, also undergo Tefé, Urucurituba, San Sebastian Uatumã and Urucará, with a journey of ophthalmological consultations, with dispensing glasses, where there prescription.

Patients who are already served were screened in Basic Health Units (UBS) municipalities. in Juruá (a 674 km from the capital of Amazonas), the journey of consultations started on Friday (01) and runs through Tuesday (05), expected to hold about 300 visits.

In Tefé (a 523 km from Manaus), the actions will take place in the period 05 a 10 July, with offering 400 queries. in Urucurituba (a 208 km) programming will be carried out 18 a 21, with more 400 queries.
In San Sebastian Uatumã (a 247 km), the program staff will be attending the period 22 a 24 July, expected to benefit 300 patients. in Urucará (a 261 km) more 300 Patients will be met, period not 25 a 28.

benefited municipalities 2016
In this year, the program's actions have already been taken to the municipalities of Iranduba, Manacapuru, Itacoatiara, Rio Preto da Eva, Apuí, Silves Beruri and Coari, totaling over 4,2 thousand people.
The Amazon Itinerant Health was created by the State Government to facilitate access of people living within the diagnostic services and treatments that were previously offered only in the capital. Last year, the program held 102 actions, executed in 55 counties, totaling over 38,6 thousand people, between consultations, surgery and dispensing glasses.

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