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Sugarcane workers receive kits of oral health in Pernambuco

Action benefits sugarcane during the offseason. Women and children will be served first

 
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Dental Kit will consist of pulp and toothbrush Antonio Carlos Figueira, State Secretary of Health, during the distribution of kits in the State Agricultural School
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Antonio Carlos Figueira, State Secretary of Health, during the distribution of kits in the State Agricultural School

Workers are getting the sugar plantations of Pernambuco 120 000 oral health kits (containing paste and tooth brush). The initiative is the State Department of Health (SES), which distributes products among the 29,836 sugar cane, 54 municipalities, registered in the Program Straw Hat during the offseason. Delivery began on Friday (3) in the municipality of Escada, 64 km from the capital Recife.

In the first stage of delivery, women and children will be benefited. Subsequently, the shares will be held with men. Investment in share is $ 300,000.

The distribution of kits with toothbrush and toothpaste involves the strategy for the prevention of dental caries, one of the main diseases and oral health is part of a set of actions to promote health, from 489 Oral Health Teams, which cover the program and sugarcane straw hat that are involved in the restructuring of dental practices, said the state secretary of health, Antonio Carlos Figueira.

Since 2011 with the creation of the State Policy on Oral Health, nine dental emergencies were opened in Pernambuco. Every day, the units carry 450 calls, totaling 13 500 patients treated per month. They work 24 hours a day.

Source: Isaude.net
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