Renovation and expansion of Ward No. 3 of Dr. Edilson DeCarlo Oliveira Lautenschlager at the Hospital Nossa Senhora das Grasas (HNSG) in Canoes It was opened on Thursday (8). With the new development, the people of Kanawa have 31 new 100% SUS beds, distributed over six rooms, for surgical patients in the fields of trauma, neurology, oncology and general medicine.
“Opening new beds in our hospitals means that more lives will be saved. It is worth noting that this ward has been closed since the August 2022 storm. When I returned to the position of mayor in December, one of my priorities was to ensure that these works that had been halted by the previous administration were completed.” “Health must be a priority,” affirms the acting mayor of Kanoa, Neddy de Vargas Márquez.
The Minister of Health, Jurandir Maciel, emphasized that this week was one of great news for the health of the residents of Kano. “We have signed a contract with Acadef to expand services for people with disabilities, acquired two CT machines for our hospitals and are now opening new beds in Gracinha. We are working to restore the health of our city,” highlighted Jurandir Maciel.
Ward 3 was closed due to damage caused by a strong storm in August 2022. In January this year, the current management resumed the crippling renovation work, expanding it in 30 days from 12 to 31 beds. . Lining, flooring, painting, electrical and plumbing, among other improvements, were part of the work, representing an investment of 200,000 riyals.
Nossa Senhora das Grasas Hospital Director, Giuliano da Silva, said that 250 cases per month are expected to be received in this new ward. “All the rooms are air-conditioned and have a TV. We are working to ensure that patients are humanized with the same dedication that is extended to those served by health insurance schemes. He celebrates that the total number of beds at the institution has now increased from 273 to 304 beds.
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