Mexicali, August 21, 2023 – PES Legislator Maria Monserrat Rodriguez Lorenzo, It recommends that the top priorities for preventive health services include free annual basic laboratory tests to provide a broad picture of an individual’s health status and enable early detection of health problems.
One of the goals of the program is to Health Sector Plan 2020-2024It is to ensure that all people without social security enjoy public health services, receive free hospital medical treatment, as well as medical examinations and the supply of drugs listed in the national health materials catalog.
about, Monserrat Rodriguez; as a physician by professionStressed that the importance of annual clinical examination is essential to prevent, improve and care for people’s health. “Sometimes we have constant discomfort or chronic pain that we associate with stress or something temporary but don’t pay attention to it because we’ve accepted it as part of our daily lives.”
Through clinical examination, diseases called “silent killers” can be diagnosed, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, uric acid, heart disease, cancer, etc., so that appropriate treatment measures can be taken, because if these diseases are found, the initial baseman supplement Therefore, they can receive timely and effective treatment.
National Institute for Worker Safety and Social Services in What Should an Annual Physical Exam Include? According to the article, the following laboratory tests should be included: complete blood count, blood chemistry, general urinalysis; immunology tests to detect HIV, HPV, hepatitis B and C; prostate specific antigen; chest TV; Spirometry and ECG.
Legislator Rodriguez commented that, for these reasons, the health services provided by the state must include permanent and prioritized health policies, since preventive health care must include basic annual laboratory tests, including corresponding medical consultations.
For these reasons, it seeks to reform Titles 19, 20 and 21 of the Baja California Public Health Code.