VERY SOON A NEW ÑANGAREKO WILL OPEN AT THE GENERAL HOSPITAL OF BARRIO OBRERO
The Executive Director of the Foundation, Abog. Patricia Abed, met with the Minister of Public Health Dr. Julio Daniel Mazzoleni Insfrán, and with the authorities of the General Hospital of Barrio Obrero (HGBO), to talk about the great investment to be made by the Juan Rassmuss Echecopar Foundation (FJRE) in supporting the strengthening of HGBO. Patricia Abed and the Coordinator of the adolescent area, María de la Paz Ramirez, visited the HGBO in coincidence of the presence of the President of the Republic Don Mario Abdo Benitez and the Minister of Health, Dr. Julio Mazzoleni
Dr. Derlis León, Director of the HGBO, informed the Minister of Health about the collaboration to be received very soon by the FJRE, through the construction of the Ñangareko Space for adolescent care, as well as strengthening the hospital’s professionals capabilities under the Preeclampsia Challenge.
The collaboration begins with the remodeling of one of the spaces that was already destined for the Ñangareko Space. The renovation works will begin in October and the inauguration is planned for the month of December.
The services offered through the Ñangareko Space are gynecological care, counseling, prenatal care and contraception methods through family planning.
The Foundation, in collaboration with the efforts of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare, seeks to promote comprehensive sexual and reproductive health for Paraguayan adolescents.
THE PREECLAMPSIA CHALLENGE HAS INITIATED IN FERNANDO DE LA MORA HOSPITAL
On October 1, the Foundation’s collaboration in the framework of the Preeclampsia Challenge officially initiated at the Maternity and Child Hospital of Fernando de la Mora.
Health professionals were trained in theoretical and practical sessions about the prevention and early detection of the disease. Medical care is offered from Monday to Friday in the morning and afternoon shifts.
“From this moment we redouble our efforts and commitment, we will take the numbers and reflect them in congresses later, demonstrating that the rates of maternal deaths due to this cause can be lowered, through well-articulated work,” said the director of the hospital, Luis Battaglia.