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Mobile units serve more than 60 000 patients in Campos, state of Rio

In one year, the three units received 60.919 million people with audiometry services, ophthalmology and dentistry

 
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Three mobile units visit schools in the municipality of Campos (RJ)
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Three mobile units visit schools in the municipality of Campos (RJ)

In one year of service in the School Health Program (PSE), completed in August, the three mobile units of the Department of Health, received 60,919,000 patients, including adults, youth and children. Students have access to services audiometry, ophthalmology and dentistry.

According to project coordinator, Milcah Padilha, the figures show the seriousness of the work, which has primary focus on children. We conducted consultations with the PSE in schools and elsewhere when there is mobilization of the [program] Hall Present. In service, the project measures the student's level of hearing, makes dental care and vision, with consultation and donation of eyeglasses, an average of 200/month. In dentistry still serve in any part of the healing and specialties, when necessary, the PSE mark own query to the student directly in the municipal health, said the coordinator.

The project, which meets 22 days / month, 136 schools and toured sites of the city during this period, a total of 15,820 attendances in the dental mobile unit; 34,623 in ophthalmology unit in 10,476 unit and audiometry. According Milcah, several relevant cases have been discovered and encminhados to health care. One of the cases was the student with Frederico Paes Barbosa, Guarus, Kenya Cardoso Barbosa, 7, who had 8 degrees of myopia in the right eye and 6 in the left eye, and strabismus. After consultation at the school earlier this year, Kenya earned glasses for free, passing to see better and yield improvement in curricular activities, he concludes.

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