51st Medical Office, belonging to the Piti Fajardo Polyclinic, in Las Tunas

Framed in the former commercial establishment "El Baluarte," the 51st medical office, belonging to the health area of the Piti Fajardo Polyclinic, opens its doors to a population of more than 1,200 inhabitants, intending to bring services closer and optimize the impact of primary health care services.

Dr. Yurisel Rafael Miguel Cruz, deputy to the National Assembly of the People's Power and director of Health in the municipality of Las Tunas, commented to 26 that the inauguration of the facility responds to a long-standing wish of the inhabitants; its refurbishment was carried out in record time with a budget of around 100 thousand Cuban pesos.

The director assured that the clinic will provide the Maternal and Infant Care Program (PAMI by its acronym in Spanish), priority attention to people in vulnerable situations, as well as to bedridden patients. The medical team, made up of a specialist in General Comprehensive Medicine, a resident in that specialty, and a graduate in nursing, will attend to the residents in this area of the city and ensure their well-being.

51st Medical Office, belonging to the Piti Fajardo Polyclinic, in Las Tunas

Miguel Cruz emphasized that in the context of the Year of Family Medicine, Public Health is implementing the strategy of revitalizing works and optimizing services and benefits.

We are immersed in making available to people from Las Tunas four works of social impact in the shortest possible time," said the deputy. Among them are medical offices in El Cornito, for the attention of 1,350 patients. We will also revitalize the Community Mental Health Center."

The doctor told the press that as part of the improvement of the Family Doctor and Nurse Program, which aims to reduce the population of each clinic to no more than 1,000 patients, work is being done in the province to add 47 new medical offices to the 187 existing ones, in a period that should not exceed five years.