Friday , October 22 2021

The Health Secretary opens Blue November on Thursday –


On Thursday, December 8, the Gurupi Municipal Department of Health will launch the "Blue November" campaign to promote human health and fight prostate cancer.

The basic Health Unit in the Pedroso sector will be open from 6:00 to 22:00 to meet the male audience. The following will be offered: P.A benchmark; Blood glucose tests; Rapid tests for HIV, Hepatitis B and C, Syphilis; Medical consultations; Lectures, hairstyles, updating vaccination cards and dental evaluation.

Photo: press release

The local health secretary, Gutierres Torquato, emphasizes that this month symbolically draws men's attention to the prevention of prostate cancer, but preventive actions must be continuous, and men must overcome the barrier of prejudice and fear seek care.

Experts say that in order to maintain health, men should prioritize healthy habits, such as non-smoking, for example, exercise and maintain a balanced diet.

It is worth mentioning that within a month, basic medical units will perform Dias D & # 39; s with special care for the male audience.

Action at the fair

Another novelty that draws the attention of the man to self-care is the action, which will take place at Covered Fair on street 7 on Sunday 11, from 8:00 to 11:00, with various consultations, such as blood tests and blood glucose, a physiotherapist and guidelines on relaxation, Guidelines on sexually transmitted diseases / AIDS / viral hepatitis and condoms, medical and nursing assessment, dental evaluation, smoking guidelines, and guidelines for the functioning of the network.

"We have decided to direct this action to Feir, who has a large number of people to inform men about the care they should have with their health and demonstrate that our network can have several services to promote their health. warn that prevention is always the best way "- said the secretary.

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