City Hall and representatives of the Ministry of Health discuss the fight against measles

O objetivo da reunião é estabelecer diretrizes no combate ao sarampo
13/09/2018 09h03 - Updated 13/09/2018 13h35

Combat actions measles was one of the themes meeting held on the afternoon of Wednesday (12), com a participação de representantes do Ministério da Saúde e da Prefeitura de Manaus, through the Municipal Health (Sems). The meeting took place at City Hall Surveillance Health Situation, installed in the Complex West Semsa, set in Santos Dumont, Peace neighborhood, West zone.

According to the representative of the National Secretariat of Surveillance in Health, Marilia Coelho Cunha, the meeting was organized in order to strengthen the dialogue between the Ministry of Health and the Manaus City Hall, seeking to establish new joint actions in the fight against measles and other diseases.

"The intention is to talk with representatives of the municipal administration and state, e, so identify ways to assist the work that is carried out in Manaus and Amazonas, not only in the fight against measles, but also with regard to health surveillance activities as a whole, including budget execution issues ", he explained Marilia.

During the meeting, the director of the Department of Environmental and Epidemiological Surveillance (Deva / Danny), Nurse Marinélia Ferreira, also presented the actions to combat measles that Manaus Prefecture has held since the registration of the first cases of the disease, in February.

"The Semsa already finished the second stage of the fight against measles contingency plan, released in July. With the consolidation of information on the outcome of actions in the South Health Districts, North, West, East and Rural, It is made a final assessment of this step for the establishment of new shares ", reported Marinélia, noting that measles-fighting work continues running in the health services.

According to the 27th Tell Epidemiological Monitoring Measles, released last Monday, 10, by Semsa, the city of Manaus records 881 confirmed cases and 6.511 suspected cases of the disease.

The Semsa keeps the supply of measles vaccine for the age group of six months 49 years, available in all 183 Manaus municipality vaccine rooms.

According to the Information System data from the National Immunization Program (SI-PNI), They have been applied 204.837 doses in the campaign directed at children from six months up to five years, reaching 106,9% by destination. The Semsa also recorded 455.265 doses on routine actions in the health units, intensification, scanning and blocking vaccine, which includes applying first and second dose, according to the recommendations of the Ministry of Health by age group.

The MMR, which protects against measles, mumps and rubella, It is available for routine care 183 vaccine rooms. The list with the address and hours of operation can be accessed on the site

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