Nutrition and nursing professionals are being trained on the management of degenerative chronic diseases in Yucatan

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Experts from PAHO and WHO give a virtual workshop to workers at the first level of care. 200 multidisciplinary teams were trained, within the framework of the National Day of Nutrition and Nursing Professionals

(MERIDA, YUC. – SSY).- Within the “Take care of your heart- Kaláant a puksi’ik’al” program, the Yucatan Ministry of Health (SSY) and the Pan American and World Health Organizations (PAHO/WHO) held the workshop “Healthy management of chronic non-communicable diseases at the first level of care” this Thursday, January 27th, in the city of Merida, Yuc.

The director of Nutrition and Chronic Diseases of the SSY, Ileana Fajardo Niquete, reported that the National Consultant for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) of PAHO/WHO Mexico, Virginia Molina Cuevas, gave the topic “Advances of the Hearts strategy ‘Take care of your heart- Kaláant to puksi’ik’al‘”.

In this training, the specialist in cardiovascular conditions and international advisor of the aforementioned scheme in Washington DC, United States, gave the presentation “Quality improvement: how to translate the drivers of hypertension control into process measures”.

“Implementation of brief counseling at the first level of care” was given by Nely González Serrano, independent consultant in NCDs and nutrition, graduate and teacher in the latter discipline, from the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, respectively.

Likewise, Zaira Guevara Mauricio, also an independent consultant in NCDs and nutrition, certified by the Mexican College of Nutritionists and Master in Public Health, presented “Nutritional recommendations in patients with cardiovascular risks.”

Finally, Oscar Esteban Sánchez Santo, consultant in ENT and Sports Sciences, trainer with the endorsement of the Mexican Swimming Federation (FMN) and the National Commission of Physical Culture and Sports (Conade), closed with “Recommendations on physical activity in cardiovascular risk ”.

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