Creator of Trailers Health, Dr. Roberto Kikawa dies in assault

gastroentorologista program takes care in mobile units for low-income populations.
12/11/2018 12h34 - Updated 12/11/2018 15h31

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The doctor gastroenterologist Roberto Kunimassa Kikawa, from 48 years, He died on the night of Saturday (10), in Sao Paulo, after being shot in robbery.

He is the founder of Health Education Integration Center (CIES) Global, one charity that created the program Trailers Health, to bring medical care in mobile units for low-income populations of the Unified Health System (THEIR).

According to the Secretariat of Public Security, Kikawa was accompanied by his secretary in the Ipiranga neighborhood, in São Paulo, when they were approached in the street Manifesto by two armed men, who ordered that the two go down the vehicle.

The doctor was shot with two shots when he was about to leave the car - the bandits ran. It came to be taken to the Hospital Ipiranga, but could not resist. The case was registered on the 16th Police District, Vila Clementino.

in a statement, Global CIES lamented Executive Director of death, who founded it in 2008. "Ten years later, Roberto leaves a legacy of more than 2 million public patients welcomed the hundreds of mobile and modular units of Global CIES and about 600 Health professionals and Administrative engaged with our DNA of Love ", says the entity.

The funeral takes place on Monday, at 13 hours, Holiness Church in Grove. Burial will be at 16 hours, the Cemetery of Consolation.

Source: Veja magazine

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