Construir Salud, the building workers Health Insurance, held the XIIth National Conferences for Primary Health Care, the Vth National Meeting for SANUS Promotion and Prevention Programmes and the Ist National Conferences for Medical Administrators in the City of Mar del Plata on November 28 and 29.
The social events took place at Hotel Dorá, Soy Constructor in the presence of the Accountant Gustavo Pulti, current Mayor of the city of Mar del Plata, Mr. Jorge Trujillo, UOCRA General Secretary for Mar del Plata, and Carlos Espelt, Health Insurance Medical Director.
Two hundred and fifty physicians, nurses, social workers, administrative people and psychologists representing the Primary Care Medical Centers throughout the country took part in this event where they showed the work carried out during the year and planned the activities for 2009. Activities on disease prevention and health promotion, especially those that contribute to healthy life habits, stood out from other presentations.
On Saturday midday, the attendees handed out leaflets on healthy life habits promoting the health insurance programmes about high blood pressure, diabetes, breast and uterus cancer, sexually transmitted diseases, VIH AIDS, alcoholism, smoking, domestic violence and oral health, along Boulevard Mar del Plata.
The philosophy of Construir Salud
is to privilege solidarity commitment and humanist vision, distinctive features of the building workers union, devoting important human, technological and financial efforts in order to develop actions for physical, mental and social well-being.