October 26, 2022 – 11:39
Government minister Ricardo Vilada confirmed sending health professionals to the north of the province and dismissed barriers as a measure of protest: “They are not a valid measure,” he said. Yesterday residents of San Martín department declared roadblocks claiming a shortage of doctors in hospitals
The government minister, Ricardo Vilada, confirmed today the appointment of 13 doctors who are going to join work in the north of the province, where residents of different areas have built a road, claiming hospitals are in poor condition due to a shortage of doctors. declare. , The force is measured because of the substandard healthcare provided by hospitals, without medical professions and fewer specialists.
On Radio Salta, Vilada was clear and said that: “Roadblocks are not a valid remedy because they harm those who need to work. We have said it is nauseating that roadblocks are not the way. We claim and we know that is a complicated situation. It is not easy to move doctors to the north of our province, but we have created the situation. We have achieved that the earning of doctors working there has not stopped and now Many doctors are starting to see it as an option. The health minister is traveling north with 13 doctors on duty. Earlier this was not done because there were no doctors.
During the day yesterday, residents of the San Martín department announced a protest for tomorrow, a protest so that provincial government officials could hear their claim of a lack of professionals and medical care in all hospitals.