The new Hospital of the Day, from Ecuadorian Social Security Institute (IESS), called Dr. Efren Jurado Roca, will give attention not only to members but also to all citizens, said Ramiro Gonzalez, chairman of IESS.
The new medical center is located in Eloy Alfaro and Argentina streets, downtown of Guayaquil.
“Everyone will be treated in the hospital whether affiliated or not to the social security,” said Gonzalez, who noted that the Ministry of Health and the institution will make an account cross, thus, portfolio of State, through its owner, David Chiriboga,signed an agreement with the authorities of IESS yesterday.
The universalization of health, one of the mandates of the Constitution, is met by this agreement.
The Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa, who attended the inauguration, said that this agreement is part of the emergency declaration of the health sector, he also said the government seeks to extend this service to the private sector so that hospitals, clinics, and private doctors have the “obligation to serve in surgery to the beneficiaries of the Human Development Bono (BDH). “
With the new medical center, public sector hospitals will have less congestion.
Source: El Universo