Health is accepting volunteers to help the Yanomami people

This Sunday (22), the Ministry of Health offered a registration kind for volunteers excited by supporting efforts in the Yanomami territory, on the border between Brazil and Venezuela.

On Twitter, President Lula (PT) used his account to publicize the motion. “Help share. Brazil is the nation of solidarity and hope,” he mentioned.

The kind solely requires the full title and area of examine of these excited by volunteering. The invitation is open not solely to medical doctors, but additionally to social staff, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists and different well being professionals. The conscripts will work at the Yanomami Health House and the Army Field Hospital.

The territory has solely 5% of Mais Médicos vacancies occupied

In addition to the name for volunteers, the Ministry of Health introduced that it is contemplating accelerating the public announcement for the More Doctors program to recruit professionals for Yanomami territory. The new subpoena ought to start to be drafted this week.

According to the ministry’s accounts, solely 5% of the accessible vacancies in the Yanomami Special Health District are occupied right now.

“We had a message for Brazilians solely. Only then will we make an announcement about Brazilians skilled overseas, and later about foreigners. Faced with the want to present help to the inhabitants of the native areas, particularly the Yanomami, we would like to make an announcement the place everybody registers directly,” defined Nesio Fernandez, Secretary of Primary Health Care.

A public well being emergency was declared final Friday (20)

Teams from the Ministry of Health arrived in Yanomami territory final Monday (16) and located kids and aged people with extreme malnutrition, watery respiratory infections and different issues. The excessive variety of malaria instances additionally attracted the consideration of specialists.

Faced with the state of affairs, Health Minister Nísia Trindade signed final Friday (20) a decree establishing a public well being emergency of nationwide significance in the area. The measure goals to focus efforts to remedy the drawback extra rapidly.

“In the case of well being care, we now have designated this example as a public well being emergency of nationwide concern, related to an epidemic. First diagnose the state of affairs,” she mentioned in a press release posted on the ministry’s web site.

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