The Minister of Health, rose gutierrezannounced that currently 15 regions of the country have experienced a 40% decrease in dengue cases, and in many of them this figure rises to 60%.
“Of the 20 regions, 15 have already dropped beyond 40%, at this time. Many of them are above 60% of the decline. What does this mean? that control in these regions has had a high impact and we have minor cases, but that does not mean that we are going to lower our guard,” said the minister in an interview with TV Peru Noticias.
The head of the Minsa explained that the aforementioned decrease in the region tumbes is 58%; in the region piura, 30% and in some districts 60%. On the contrary, the infectious foci remain in Piura, Chulucanas and Sullana.
Likewise, he urged the population to allow entry into their homes to be able to fumigate, which is expected to accelerate with the presence of personnel from the Army and National Police. According to what he said, this situation occurs in 30% of the houses.
rose gutierrez He pointed out that his ministry has transferred more than 3,500 million soles to the 25 regions in various items. Of this sum, close to 2 billion have been allocated to the Comprehensive Health Insurance (SIS) for the acquisition of medicines, supplies and material.
These transfers were made in three parts. The Minister of Health explained that 73% of the first transfer and 27% of the second have been executed.
“This is not about holding anyone accountable. All the money (…) has to be executed following administrative procedures and our administrative procedures over the years have many bottlenecks. Structural changes have to be made and there, too, we have to add here, ”he said.
The minister visited the Sergio Bernales Hospital this Sunday, where she supervised the proper functioning of the health services, and spoke with patients to evaluate the quality of care offered by the medical personnel of said establishment.
In addition, he was in the Dengue Clinical Surveillance Unit at the Arzobispo Loayza Hospital, where out of 10 beds, 7 are free and 3 are about to be vacated. The minister highlighted the results of the efforts of her portfolio and health professionals.
Faced with constant criticism of the management of dengue in Peru and the request for her resignation, the Minister of Health, Rosa Gutiérrez, came forward to defend and requested not to mix technical issues with political ones.
“I am going to continue working as the good Ayacuchana that I am, mom and dad. I am going to go ahead, give all my energy to get health ahead and make structural changes, which our sector requires, “said the minister in conversation with Canal N.
The Minister of Health highlighted that the percentage of hospitalizations due to dengue in the country has experienced a 70% reduction. She emphasized that this achievement is the result of a collaborative effort between local and regional governments and the national government.
“We have had a 70% drop in hospitalized cases. We are going to continue redoubling our efforts and continue working to deal with this public health problem,” he said.
How do you remember the Congress of the republic He tries to question the Minister of Health, rose gutierrezas a result of alleged irregularities in its management in the face of the health crisis caused by the increase in dengue cases throughout the country.