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DF inaugurates center for health care for homeless people

Team consists of doctors, psychologists and nurses. Location may also have dental services

 
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It was opened on Friday (6), in Brasília (DF), the Specialized Center for the Homeless Population (POP Center). Maintained by the Department of Social Development and Income Transfer, the new service will have the partnership of the Department of Health in assisting the homeless.

The unit aims to ensure assistance services and provide educational activities. The Center is part of the POP Plan DF Without Poverty, and is part of the Unified Social Services (ITS).

The Health Department received a space where they were installed four treatment rooms. On site we install our office on the street, which will promote primary health care of the homeless, says the manager of Health Care of Vulnerable populations in situation of SES, Sandra Noble Duarte Mauch. The team consists of one doctor, one psychologist, two nurses and four nursing assistants. There is also expected to provide dental care.

According to research on the Homeless Population in the DF, conducted by the University of Brasilia (UNB) with support from the Foundation for Research Support (FAP / DF), 31.5% of the adult homeless population of the DF is in the region of South Wing, which is situated the center.

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