Sinaloa.- In an act that took place in the Boxing Gym of the High Performance Center, this Tuesday the Sinaloa Ministry of Health signed a collaboration agreement with the Sinaloense Sports Institute (ISDE)through which it is guaranteed that athletes receive free medical care.
The commitment was signed by the Secretary of Health, Héctor Melesio Cuén Ojeda and the general director of ISDE, Julio Cesar Cascajares Ramirezwith Eneyda Rocha, president of the Sinaloa DIF System, as a witness, in the presence of Itzel Adilene Manjarrez, former taekwondo Olympian, and other invited authorities.
Athletes from different disciplines, accompanied by their parents and coaches, gathered at this venue.
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“Julio César Cascajares and his team want athletes to be in good health and perform very well, and for this, of course, scientific research is needed, especially in the medical area and they told us ‘it is that sometimes people have an injury and we don’t have what to do’, that sometimes they need a general check-up of the athletes and there is nothing to do”, said Cuén Ojeda.
The head of the Ministry of Health mentioned that he has firm instructions from the Governor of Sinaloa Rubén Rocha Moya to support athletes in the area of health and that is why they decided to sign this collaboration agreement with ISDE.
He worked out that the commitment is to provide care to athletes who require general medicine care, specialties, emergencies, hospitalization, clinical laboratories, surgeries, imaging, dentistry, including psychological care and psychiatry.
“In the case of health services in Sinaloa, we have eight general hospitals, eight comprehensive hospitals, we have five specialty hospitals and 205 health centers, many doctors, many nurses, many social workers, who are going to be ready right now. for them at a given moment to attend to any medical situation”, indicated Héctor Melesio Cuén.
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The Secretary of Health said that the aim is for Sinaloan athletes to stay healthy and have professional care.