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48% of local governments have spent less than half of their budget on COVID-19
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48% of local governments have spent less than half of their budget on COVID-19

So far in 2021, local governments have spent a smaller proportion of their resources tackling the global warming pandemic. COVID-19. Although they administer 1% of the total budget for this purpose (S / 120 million), their joint execution reaches only 35.2%, a figure lower than that observed in regions (58%) or ministries (66%), according to the MEF Friendly Consultation portal.The budget received by local governments is mainly destined to the acquisition of goods and services to prevent or contain the advance of the coronavirus in their jurisdictions.These include medical supplies (masks, protective gear) and hiring of personnel. Among the main investment expenses they address is the purchase of oxygen supply equipment or plants.SIGHT: COVID-19: these are the honest figures by region ...
Pandemic stories: What were quarantines and vaccination processes like 200 years ago?
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Pandemic stories: What were quarantines and vaccination processes like 200 years ago?

According to the criteria ofKnow moreThe COVID-19 It is not the only great catastrophe that Peruvians have suffered in terms of health. The book Pandemics and public health: history of quarantines and vaccinations (Proyecto Bicentenario, 2021), by Jorge Lossio, gives an account of the crises that originated in our country, since the time of the Conquest, as a consequence of diseases such as smallpox, bubonic plague, yellow fever, influenza, flu or cholera.These transformed the country from every point of view: demographic, political, economic, health and social. The author has pointed out, for example, that an important change from the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918 was that the Peruvian State took more power in the health issue. Thus, a public health directorate was founded, nati...
Óscar Ugarte: “A fundamental indicator is the reduction in deaths, however, none of this leads us to lower our guard”
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Óscar Ugarte: “A fundamental indicator is the reduction in deaths, however, none of this leads us to lower our guard”

In the midst of the advance of the second wave of COVID-19, the Minister of Health, Oscar Ugarte, reported this Wednesday that there is a trend in the reduction of the percentage of infections and deaths from coronavirus throughout the country."What we have verified in recent days, and that has been reported today in the Council of Ministers, is that there is a downward trend in three fundamental indicators. One, the percentage of infections that occurs and is detected by the tests that have been taken daily and that we evaluate each week. This is an indicator of a downward trend in this second wave "he explained at a press conference.SIGHT: Check here the vaccination protocol against COVID-19 for patients requiring hemodialysisLikewise, the Minister of Health pointed out that the number...
Arequipa: report increase in COVID-19 cases at Honorio Delgado hospital
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Arequipa: report increase in COVID-19 cases at Honorio Delgado hospital

The Regional Health Management (Geresa) of Arequipa reported that at the Honorio Delgado Hospital there is a constant increase in patients in the triage area, where more and more people are waiting for a hospital bed to treat cases COVID – 19.SIGHT: Creation of the Ministry of Science and Technology: Is this Peru Libre proposal viable and convenient?The director of the aforementioned hospital, Richard Hernández Mayori, remarked that the improved capacity of the establishment is put to the test with the large number of patients who arrive.“This is a consequence of social gatherings, of not taking care of ourselves. The pandemic does not start in the hospital. It is in the street, in the houses, and it grows if there is no responsibility in the population that does not comply as it should...
Geresa de Lambayeque receives more than 14 thousand vaccines destined for adults over 70 years of age
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Geresa de Lambayeque receives more than 14 thousand vaccines destined for adults over 70 years of age

The regional manager of Health of Lambayeque, Alipio Rivas Guevara, received a batch of 14,040 doses of the Pfizer vaccine to immunize people over 70 years of age against the COVID-19.SIGHT: Step by step: the protocol to be followed when placing the COVID-19 vaccineThe official specified that the first dose will also be applied to those who reach that age until December 2021.The coordinator of Immunizations, José Enríquez Salazar, explained that with this new shipment, more vaccination centers will be able to be enabled in different points, in order to immunize the elderly in the first instance, a particularly vulnerable group against the new coronavirus.He added that, so far, they are 19,872 adults aged 70 years and over that have received the first dose in Lambayeque: 9,360 correspond to...
COVID-19: they send medicinal oxygen plants to Tumbes and Amazonas |  VIDEO
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COVID-19: they send medicinal oxygen plants to Tumbes and Amazonas | VIDEO

Social Health Security (Essalud) sent to Tumbes and Amazonas three plants of medical oxygen with the aim of continuing to help patients with coronavirus suffering from respiratory failure. The oxygen plants were moved this Saturday morning. The executive president of Essalud, Fiorella Molinelli, verified the takeoff of the planes of the Peruvian Air Force (FAP) that carried said infrastructure to the Hospital I Carlos Alberto Cortés Jiménez of Tumbes and the Hospital I Higos Urco of EsSalud.LOOK HERE | Coronavirus Peru LIVE | Figures and news on day 419 of the state of emergency, Saturday, May 8, 2021In the case of Tumbes, the plants are 22.5 cubic meters each, which will generate in total between 100 to 120 balls of this medicinal input every 24 hours. While the 30 cubic meter Amazo...