The Municipality of Cikié, through the Ministry of Health and the Department of Epidemiological Surveillance, carried out this Tuesday 24th, at the Center for Endemic Diseases, in the Cekizeniu district, the delivery of new sets of uniforms to the Agents of Endemic Disease Control (ACE). , professionals who fight diseases considered epidemic throughout the municipality. Director of Epidemiological Surveillance, Francili Ribeiro; The technical team of the Health Secretariat. and endemic fighting factors.
The event included 167 agents, who received sets consisting of: a jacket, a long-sleeved UV shirt, trousers, a hat and safety shoes such as socks, and Funasa canvas bags will also be handed out. The new uniform is of great importance. In addition to standardization, it is necessary to ensure that professionals are identified in the exercise of their duties in this field.
“The delivery of this uniform is another measure of the discretion of our specialists, where agents do external work by going to the sites to check that there are no problems that could bring diseases to the population, such as, for example, on-site checking for the presence of Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae that transmit diseases such as Dengue Fever. And in home visits it is essential to have visual identification, so uniforms are essential for these professionals, ”explains the Director of Epidemiological Surveillance, Francili Ribeiro.
For the Minister of Health, Marlon Pereira, the distribution of uniforms is a way to unite professionals who work in the fight against endemic diseases and who do important work in preventive measures and in the fight against diseases such as dengue fever and leishmaniasis, among others.
“Endemic disease control agents, as well as community health agents, have a very high degree of importance in the actions of the Unified Health System (SUS) and this moment that takes place today, with the delivery of new uniforms for ACEs, demonstrates our recognition. That is why we are always looking for Investments that promote well-being and benefit from better working conditions, which will undoubtedly be reflected in a better and more perfect service to our people.”, said the Minister of Health. Marlon Pereira.
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