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About four thousand people from Braga Mendes community, in the City of God neighborhood, North Zone, now they have quality care with the opening of the Basic Health Unit (UBS) N-05, located on the street Paraibanos. "The lower health units, like this, fully operational help and much larger units ", said Mayor Arthur Virgilio Neto to deliver the revitalized space on Monday, 13/1, next to the first lady Elisabeth Ribeiro Valeiko.
The mayor explained, still, that N-05 It is one of 60 BHU with 132 square meters that do not receive resources from SUS. "They have offices, doctors and the majority was in need of reform. We will strive to make these 60 are reformed and delivered ", said Arthur Neto, stating that it will ask the Minister of Health who also look at these smaller units.
In addition to the revitalization and restructuring of primary care of Manaus Network, Photo in expanding coverage and the population's access to primary health care services, the Municipal Health (Sems) It works in the training of professionals.
"It was Palmas, capital of Tocantins, we found the idea of the School of Public Health, which helps us to increase the coverage of basic health council. It's like a medical residency, but already gives the results in practice. Thereby, we want to approach the maximum 100% coverage, added the 25% the private sector, that is, people who own health plans ", said the mayor.
For medical UBS N-05, Luiz Fernando Junior, which is part of the School of Public Health (Esap), this opportunity, and improve people's lives, It is a very big initiative to the career of those starting. "The ESAP brought fresh air to the municipal health. It is a great impact for the population ", highlighted.
The Mayor of Manaus also took the opportunity to talk about the success of vaccination campaigns, with goals always met and exceeded, and actions that intensify the fight against serious diseases, as is the case of the month "in January Purple", which deals with the prevention and treatment of leprosy. "We do not want this disease, not of this century. She no longer fits the moment Manaus is developing ", said Arthur.
Worth noting that, between late January and early February, the city put into operation four Basic Health Units (BHU) Furniture to meet the health needs and priorities of citizens living in areas of expansion of the city and / or social vulnerability.
Care and services
The City neighborhood God has 83.510 habitants (data from 2018) and a primary care coverage held by nine units of Semsa. "This UBS will serve more than four thousand users per month, with several key services, in this great neighborhood and had eight health units and, now, It has more adequate structure to quality care ", said the municipal secretary of health, Marcelo Magaldi.
UBS N-05 It is allocated a team of the Family Health Strategy, Medical comprising, nurse, dental surgeon, nursing technicians, auxiliary oral health and Community Health Agents (ACS), to perform basic care for adolescents, adults and seniors, as well as health promotion activities.
The unit's service portfolio has appointments as medical consultation and nursing, pharmaceutical care, vaccination, medical home care, nurse and surgeon dentist, home visits by community health agent, promotion actions, protection and health surveillance, accompanying social programs (Bolsa Familia / Milk My Son), identification and clinical follow-up of users with tuberculosis, leprosy and leishmaniasis, dengue, zika, chikungunya and malaria.
Also they will be offered procedures in oral health and dental care, supervised toothbrushing, topical application of fluoride and oral cancer screening. In attention to maternal and child health, It will be offered assistance to prenatal and postpartum, assistance to the newborn and neonatal screening, monitoring of child growth and development and assistance to diseases common in childhood.