Infomédiaire Morocco – The Ministry of Health launched a mission Riaya 2018-2019 on Thursday, aimed at providing health facilities to vulnerable areas of cold snap and snowfall.
Based on King Mohammed VI's instructions, this operation will be held from November 15 to March 30. The aim is to ensure the continuation of health services in these areas, in accordance with the "Health 2025" plan, and in particular the related sections. strengthening of primary health care services and a network of medical facilities and development of rural mobile health care.
Anas Doukkali, a nurse at the occasion of this occasion, presented the measures taken by his department in this context and said that this operation targets 28 provinces in 7 areas. The aim is to ensure better care for people living in remote areas through local health services and to improve health care, prevention and awareness raising in health care.
The purpose of this measure is also to enhance the functioning of mobile medical units in the places where residents live in these areas and to ensure the coverage of detected cases through special caravans and the reference equipment mentioned in the measure. to ensure the handling of urgent cases, the minister said.
Measures have been taken to ensure the availability of human resources, equipment and means of transport at the 360 Health Center, which has been transferred to these areas for the reception and treatment of patients. , whose purpose was to carry out 4,248 visits to mobile medical units, he explained.
Likewise, he says that 163 specialized caravans are organized in addition to establishing a coordination system between mobile medical units, provincial emergency systems and these caravans. transport the helicopter as needed.
It also includes the designation of R & D institutions, the establishment of a reference and counterpart comparison system in targeted counties, the mobilization of a mobile hospital and the establishment of co-ordination mechanisms for partners in relevant health centers, Doukkali reported.
He assured that the ministry will introduce 2478 healthcare professionals from medical, administrative and biomedical devices, namely ultrasound, mobile labs for medical laboratories, dental chairs and devices for measuring visual intensity. The means of transport are supported by mobile medical units and ambulances and, if necessary, by helicopter transport.
And to conclude that the Ministry has given an extraordinary budget of 5 million DH for medicines and medical devices and 800 000 DH for the fuel and maintenance needs of mobile stations.
This operation is directed at Chefchaouen, Laracen, Ouazzane and Al Hoceiman (Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima), Figuig, Taourirte, Driouech, Oujda-Angad, Jerradan and Guercifin (Oriental), Beni Mellal, Azilal and Khénifran Mellal-Khénifra, Ouarzazate, Tinghir, Zagora and Errachidia (Daraâ-Tafilalet), Boulmane, Sefrou, Ifrane, Taza and Taounate (Fez-Meknes), Taroudante, Chtouka Ait Baha and Tata (Souss-Haouz, Chichaoua (Marrakech-Safi)).