First case of chikungunya was confirmed in Esmeraldas

Authorities of the Ministry of Public Health today confirmed the first case of chikungunya in Esmeraldas. It would be a patient who arrived to Manabi and after showing symptoms, sent a blood sample to the National Institute of Public Health Research (Inspi for its Spanish...

Ministry and Solca will receive the revenues from credits tax

The Society against Cancer (Solca for its Spanish acronym) and the State will receive the 0.5% that will be charged to loans obtained in entities regulated by the Superintendency of Banks, including credit cards (which represents approximately $122 million per year). President...

Ministry of Health ensures that strange new fever outbreak has not reached Ecuador

Last Wednesday through a statement, the Ministry of Public Health reported that in Ecuador there are no new recorded cases of the rare fever called chikungunya. The disease causes similar symptoms to those of dengue: fever, severe joint pain, headaches, nausea, fatigue and rash;...

MSP allocates $ 19.8 million dollars for call center service

The Ministry of Public Health (MSP for its Spanish acronym) started the recruitment process for the call center service intended to scheduleappointments. The reference budget is USD 19 ‘ 797,448.79 and the only invited to participate as a bidder is the National...
Deputy Minister Miguel Malo

Medical associations show proposals for a criminal reform

This Saturday, representatives of the unions of doctors met with the Deputy Minister of Health, Miguel Malo, to acknowledge the progress of the proposal to amend the Integral Organic Criminal Code (COIP for its spanish acronym). Victor Alvarez, president of the College of...
3, 7 million doses will be applied

On Monday begins vaccination against influenza

Until December 31 those wishing to get a flu shot may do it in the country’s health medical centers for free, due to a vaccination campaign of the Ministry of Public Health which has invested $ 13, 85 million in the purchase of vaccines. According to Health Minister Carina...