HomeLa GuairaThe “Hospitalito” of Catia La Mar grew to Clínica Popular

The “Hospitalito” of Catia La Mar grew to Clínica Popular

More than 350 patients were treated on the first morning of activation of this Popular Clinic

The reclassification of the so-called “Hospitalito”, now converted into the Dr. Alfredo Machado Popular Clinic, is received with great enthusiasm by the inhabitants of the Catia La Mar, Urimare and even Carayaca parishes, in the state of La Guaira, for being the only center health center on the western coast that can provide broad-spectrum medical services.

More than 350 patients were treated on the first morning of activation of this Dr. Alfredo Machado Popular Clinic, after this Tuesday, President Nicolás Maduro, the governor of La Guaira José Alejandro Terán, and the sole health authority of the Litoral Nélare Bermúdez They will activate this health center.

Governor José Alejandro Terán said that this Popular Clinic will provide “free, quality care to the people of La Guaira.”

The residents of Guaire were able to receive care in the adult and pediatric emergency clinics, which were completely rehabilitated and equipped with state-of-the-art technological equipment.

Now the inhabitants of the western coast will have a health center with quality care in comfortable and modern spaces.

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This Clinic has 11 medical specialties and 17 services that will allow it to care for about 300 patients daily, benefiting about 5.000 families in the Catia La Mar parish alone, to which will be added the inhabitants of the neighboring parishes of Urimare and Carayaca who will also benefit. .

The Clinic opens a new service, apart from those it already provided, such as the “Presbítero José Ignacio Aponte Martínez” Hemodialysis Room and its nephrology consultation.

This service will be able to care for about 62 patients and perform about 186 dialysis per week, benefiting these patients with this free service that in private ones has a cost of $400 per session.

Patients receive medications and disposable kits at no cost, so the savings can reach $1200 per week, receiving a complete treatment. This room operates from Monday to Saturday, in 3 shifts, from 7 am to 7 pm.

With the reclassification of this health center, new services were activated: laboratory, X-rays, dentistry and the echosonography area. La Guaira modernized its technological platform in health centers with the installation of 7 digitizers and the laboratory network.

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