Monday , September 26 2022

Secretary of Health opens Blue November this Thursday –


On Thursday, 08, the Gurupi City Health Department will open a November Blue campaign to promote human health and fight prostate cancer.

The Pedroso Basic Health Unit will be open from 6pm to 10pm to meet with men. Will be offered: benchmark P.A; Blood glucose test; Rapid testing of HIV, Hepatitis B and C, Syphilis; Medical consultation; Lecture, Haircut, Vaccine Card Renewal and dental evaluation.

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The city's health secretary, Gutierres Torquato, stressed that this month was a symbol to attract men's attention to the prevention of prostate cancer, but precautionary measures must be continuous and that men must overcome prejudice barriers and fear of seeking treatment.

Experts say that to maintain health, men must prioritize healthy habits, such as not smoking, for example, practicing exercise and maintaining a balanced diet.

It is worth mentioning that for a month the basic health unit will carry out Dias D with special attention to the male audience.

Action at the Exhibition

Another new thing to call human attention to self-care is the action that will be held at the Covered Fair on 7th Street on Sunday, 11, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with various consultations such as BP and Blood Glucose Testing, Physiotherapists and Relaxation, STD / AIDS / Viral hepatitis Guidelines and condom delivery, Medical and nursing assessment, dental assessment, Smoking Guidelines and also guidelines on Network function.

"We decided to take this action to Feira, which is a place that has a large number of people, to remind people about the care they should have with their health and show that on the Network we can have several services to promote their health. Humans have certain barriers to seeking care, and we want to warn that prevention is always the best way, "said the secretary.

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