New professionals from the DSEI Yanomami start working in the Surucucu region
More 25 health professionals joined the health teams of the Yanomami District, which now has 823 professionals dedicated to the care of about 28 thousand indigenous people in the region.
Focusing on the actions planned in the Emergency Plan to Combat Malaria, Child Malnutrition, Infant Mortality, Tungiasis and Alcoholism, on 12/09, the DSEI Yanomami began training nurses, nursing technicians, nutritionists, biologists and agents to combat endemic diseases with guidance and technical updates in their respective areas, as well as an overview of the specificities of the ethnic groups served by the DSEI Yanomami. "This team came to join forces with the area teams, especially on these themes. This plan provides for several actions and, for us to meet the programmed, this team is being trained to perform these actions within the territory". Pointed out the nurse from the Department of Indigenous Health Care - DASI, Maria de Lourdes, one of those responsible for the training.
For Rednaj Mota Santos, the new nurse of the DSEI Yanomami, despite the difficulties, the priority is to act in a sensible way and do concrete work to offer a quick response to society.
The health professionals have already begun their work in the Surucucu region.