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New Omar Torrijos Health Post will provide care to more than 20 thousand inhabitants of District V

In an inter-institutional effort, the Mayor's Office of the Citizen Power of Managua together with the Ministry of Health, inaugurated this Monday, October 2, the Omar Torrijos Family and Community Health Post, located in District V, which is fully equipped to provide comprehensive care to the population, children, young people, women, older adults and chronic patients.

The new health center has 4 pre-hospital care clinics, 2 preclinical rooms, 1 healing room, 1 oral rehydration area, 1 nebulization area, as well as a main entrance accessible to people with disabilities, a waiting room, a toiletries, adequate hygienic services for people with disabilities, reported the Mayor of Managua, Reyna Rueda Alvarado.

“One more achievement for our people, we are very happy, we have a family and community health system that has come to put the human being, the entire family, at the center and that is part of the commitment that our Good Government has and has came through the different institutions making articulations, in this case with the Mayor's Office of Managua and the Ministry of Health," said the mayor of the capital.

Dr. Dilbia Flores Vanegas, director of the Pedro Altamirano Health Center, reported that this new health post had an investment of more than 10 million córdobas and will serve the Omar Torrijos, 14 de Septiembre North and South neighborhoods, Jardines de Annex. Veracruz, Jardines de Veracruz Norte y Sur, Edmundo Matamoros, May 11 and May 13, “was inaugurated with the objective of bringing health to our homes, being closer to the population.”

With this opening, the Good Government comes to resolve the need that families had, mainly the elderly and people with disabilities, as stated by the protagonist Auxilio del Socorro García, 78 years old, who will no longer have to leave her home. neighborhood to be served.

“Happy with this center, thanking God, the Commander, this is a blessing, we are living a new era here, this is beautiful, I feel happy, especially for us elderly people,” said García.

There are 5 health care spaces that the municipality will guarantee for the residents of the municipality of Managua.

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