Tomorrow, October 1, these meetings will be held to promote access to health services for the Puerto Rican population.
Schedule yourself with the First Meeting of Breast Cancer Patients in Puerto Rico and the ExpoSalud MSP Salinas Fair. Design: Journal of Medicine and Public Health.
In the month of awareness against breast cancer, MSP will lead an important agenda dedicated to the warriors who have faced this condition, which is highly prevalent on the Island, and a health services fair will also be held in the municipality of Salinas, for the inhabitants affected by the emergency of Hurricane Fiona.
First Meeting of Breast Cancer Patients
As part of a commitment to the health of Puerto Ricans, the Revista Medicina y Salud Pública, together with Hospital Auxilio Mutuo and the Susan G. Komen organization Puerto Ricowill hold the first meeting of patients with breast cancer, where patients they will share their testimonies of life and in turn they will be able to access professional guidance by specialists in the area. The meeting will take place on Saturday, October 1, from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm, at the Hospital Auxilio Mutuo, in San Juan.
ExpoSalud MSP in Salinas
At the same time, in the public square of Salinas, citizens will receive medical care, supplies, aid, food and entertainment for the whole family. From 9:00 am, they will be able to approach and access an entire institutional offer, convened by MSP, in alliance with the Department of Health, ASES, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Pregnant, Lactating, Postpartum, Infants and Children (WIC ), MMM, Abbvie, VOCES, Heroes for Champions, Mennonite Health System, Renal Council of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rican Diabetes Association.
The agenda of the First Meeting of Patients with Breast Cancer is as follows:
He: Clinical management of breast cancer
Hour: 9:45 a.m.- 10:10 a.m.
Interviewed:Dr. James Bryan Díaz, specialist in Internal Medicine and Dr. Margarita Bruno, hematologist oncologist.
He: Advances in radiology and radiation oncology in the diagnosis of breast cancer
Hour: 10:15 a.m. -10:35 a.m.
Interviewed: Dr. Rafael Vaquer, radiologist and Dr. Francisco Cordero, radiation oncologist.
He: Reconstructive surgery
Hour: 10:40 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
interviewee: Dr. Joel Toro, reconstructive surgeon.
He: Patient care during the process
Hour: 11:05 a.m. -11:25 a.m.
Interviewed: Olga Figueroa, oncology nurse and Amarylis Pagán, breast navigator.
He: Psychological management of breast cancer
Hour: 11:30 a.m. -11:45 a.m.
Interviewed: Dr. Lorelei Sandoval, clinical psychologist.
He: Nutritional aspects in patients
Hour: 11:45 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Interviewed: Lcda. Nicole Rivera Torres.
He: Testimonials from Puerto Rican women with breast cancer
Hour: 12:00 p.m. -12:25 p.m.
Interviewed: Dr. Eva Cruz, radiologist and cancer survivor and the patients cancer survivors.
He: Susan G. Komen Puerto Rico
Hour: 12:25 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Interviewed: Lynette, from the organization
For its part, ExpoSalud Salinas will have this program:
Live broadcast on Telemundo and MSP Magazine
· Eddie Ramírez Show: 9:00 am-10:00 am
Suzette Bacó Show 10:00 am- 11:00 am
Show Juan Vélez 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
· Show of Puerto Rico Ghana 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Normando Valentin Show 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
· Insulin Management Talk by Dr. José García Mateo 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Additional services that people can find at the health fair:
Voices Vaccination Center
Mobile Unit: WIC
COVID tests, influenza, kidney failure, etc.
Accompaniment Mental Health and Addiction Services Administration
Paella station for 500 people
cotton candy station
Both events will be broadcast on the social networks of the Revista Medicina y Salud Pública, in alliance with the participating organizations. For more information, enter here.