Guano, Guamote and Chunchi Communities Benefit from Free Medical Assistance

The Mobile Health Unit of the Prefecture of Chimborazo, assisted in general medicine, dentistry and nursing to 133 inhabitants of the Guano, Guamote and Chunchi cantons, who are in a state of vulnerability and have limited economic resources in the province. The Vice-Prefect of Chimborazo, Carmen Gadbay, goes through the assistance points, to guarantee medical attention in all the cantons of the province. In the parish of Gonzol, belonging to the Chunchi canton, she stated that she works in a coordinated manner with the parish authorities and community leaders to go to the territory with health care. “We will always work to safeguard the well-being of farmers in these difficult times of pandemic and ashfall from the Sangay volcano, by providing completely free medicines,” she said. Francisco Robalino, president of the Galte San Juan community of the Gumote canton, recognized the institutional management, having sent medical assistance to these areas. “An extensive thanks to the Prefect, Juan Pablo Cruz, for making the arrival of the medical brigade possible, it is the first time that they are in our community with free services, we hope it will not be the last, because before we were already forgotten about the others. authorities, ”he said. Due to the pandemic, it is difficult for the residents to travel to the health houses, they run the risk of even being infected. “Now many residents do not want to go to a Health Sub-Center for fear of catching the covid-19, we hope that doctors continue to arrive to care for people who suffer from different diseases, especially in older adults,” explained Janneth Vacacela, family mother.