HomeCojedesMore than 900 thousand medicines arrived at the pharmacies of Cojedes 

More than 900 thousand medicines arrived at the pharmacies of Cojedes 

With the arrival of the drugs, medications will be replenished at 10 pharmacies and 8 pharmacies of the entity

More than 940 unit doses of medicines arrived in the state of Cojedes to supply the network of community pharmacies and drugstores of the nine municipalities of the entity.

This was reported by Manuel Rodríguez, regional director of Health of Cojedes, who through a video on social networks, explained that it is "antibiotics, antihypertensives, in short, medicines for our people," he said. 

Among the drugs received are Amlodipine, Atorvastatin, Losartan, Clotrimazole, Azithromycin, Enalapril, among other 376 acute and 584 chronic medications. 

The Health authority in the state thanked the arrival of 100 percent of the medicines for the network of Community Pharmacies, "with great joy we thank you, President Nicolás Maduro, for bringing these medicines to our state, our regents and our united people receive this that you send with great effort so that our people are directly attended to in terms of health, "Rodríguez emphasized.

For his part, Renny López, coordinator of the Community Pharmacies and Apothecaries, added that it is a matter of replenishing the medicines in the 10 pharmacies and 8 community apothecaries in the state of Cojedes, where patients go to acquire medicines for acute and chronic pathologies. 

In terms of Health, vaccination began

In terms of Health in the state of Cojedes, this Wednesday, June 8, 2022, the Vaccination of the Americas was launched, an immunization plan that will be active until June 30, with more than 158 vaccination posts in the entity. . The activity began at the Lya Imbel de Coronil Bolivarian Initial Education Center in San Carlos.

The teams of the Specialized Network and the ASICs Ezequiel Zamora and José Félix Ribas from San Carlos, were at the forefront of this day, placing Polio and Measles and Rubella (SR) vaccines at the site. In addition, they carried out general consultations, investigations of arterial hypertension, height and weight, Capillary Glycemia and nutritional assessment.

In total, approximately 45 children between the ages of 358 and 2 will be vaccinated against Polio; and 5 thousand 37 in ages from 656 to 1 years, those who are estimated to be vaccinated with SR, according to Sorilyn Ortega, coordinator of the Expanded Immunization Program, who called on the representatives to take the infants to any health center in the entity only by presenting the vaccination card, which will guarantee the prevention of diseases with the application of the vaccines totally free. 

Surgeries and specialized care

Through the social networks of the Ministry of Health in the state of Cojedes, it was learned that the Hospital Network continues to attend patients in the nine municipalities free of charge.

The performance of 372 X-rays, 82 electrocardiograms and 572 laboratory tests are part of the balance of the week; 311 external consultations and 97 nephrology.

Likewise, 63 surgeries were performed in the last week, 14 caesarean sections and 34 deliveries received in the different health centers of Cojedes.

The Libertad Comprehensive Diagnostic Center of the Ricaurte municipality is being one of the leading health centers in Cojedes, its operating rooms rehabilitated last April, have allowed the care of more than 20 thousand Cojedeños, who have been able to perform surgeries such as lipomas, inguinal hernias , gallbladder operations, caesarean sections, hysterectomies, among others.

Likewise, the doctors attend with specialized consultations to the patients, who come from the Ricaurte municipality and other areas of the Cojedes state. 

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