Preventive alliances

By: Neylin Calderón

The Intercultural Community University, URACCAN, works from different areas to control and prevent the outbreak of malaria, dengues and other diseases related to vector hatcheries, that is why, from the area of Hygiene and Safety of URACCAN Bilwi enclosure, coordination was made with the Ministry of Health (Minsa), for a day of fumigation.

According to Roy Malespín, head of the Minsa Epidemic Brigade, the fumigation day consisted of spraying all the facilities of the enclosure, "as there are many cases of malaria, he summoned us to do this spray to lower the malaria rates that we are facing in the municipality, at the same time we are spreading mosquito nets," Malespín said.

For her part, Ivania Padilla, a technique in the area of Hygiene and Safety, said that we always work articulated with the Minsa to carry out this type of disease prevention activities, that is why "32 mosquito nets were given to the inmates", commented Padilla; coordinations included the day of discussion, conducting preventive talks to students, officials and officials of the institution.

Other activities

In this sense, for this week it is planned to hold a health fair, where the university community will be able to access exams such as the Pap smear, rapid HIV testing, the flu vaccine, among others, Padilla reported.

In addition, from the Institute of Traditional Medicine and Community Development (IMTRADEC-URACCAN), together with students of the psychology career in multicultural contexts, they visit home to Porteña families in order to conduct educational talks to control the outbreak of malaria and dengue, performing the test of the thick drop to citizens who encounter fever and have not attended a medical position.