La Jornada – Work begins on the center for medical specialties in Huixquilucan

Huixquilucan. Mex. The local mayor’s office began the construction of the “Centro de Especialidades Médicas Ampliación Palo Solo”, which will be an alternative medical services for more than 20,000 people in the lower popular area, with services such as pediatrics, gynecology, geriatrics, orthopedics and internal medicine, among others, without having to travel long distances to have specialized and top quality care.

Mayor Romina Contreras Carrasco reported that the work complies with one of the constant requests that residents of the area carry out in the region.

The center will bring together medical specialists, such as cardiologists, orthopedists, general practitioners, there will also be pulmonologists and others, according to the demand of the population, said the mayoress.

Romina Contreras stressed that the purpose of this space is to meet the constant demand of the population, which requested to have medical services with a specialty, since there is currently no such care in the area.

He informed that an investment of 9 million pesos will be made and construction is expected to be completed in the second half of 2023, so that this Center can begin operations as soon as possible.

The general director of Urban and Sustainable Development, Mario Vázquez Ramos, explained that the new Center for Medical Specialties will be located on a plot of land with an area of ​​1,270 square meters, with a construction area of ​​582 square meters, distributed over two floors, and will have six offices, an emergency area, assessment, treatment, reception, waiting room, pharmacy, social work, multipurpose room, nursing, administrative areas, toilets and storage, among other spaces.

He explained that, initially, it will have various services, including basic medical specialties of the primary care system, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, gynecology and orthopedics; Once this unit is in operation, said services will be expanded and adapted, according to the needs of the users.

The Specialties Center is part of the actions that the current administration, headed by the municipal president Romina Contreras, carries out to attend to the health of the population and adds to the construction of the “El Olivo Complex”, located in the community of the same name, which will offer comprehensive care to the inhabitants of this neighborhood.

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