Within the framework of the commemoration of the XV Anniversary of the Medical Center “Lic. Adolfo López Mateos ”, the Secretary of Health, Francisco Javier Fernández Clamont, closed the work of the First International Multidisciplinary Course-Workshop in Medicine, with which the commitment and permanent strengthening of this medical center in Toluca is recognized.

During said act, the Health Minister stressed that the staff of this hospital, belonging to the Institute of Health of the State of Mexico (ISEM), has required an important requirement and has shown the courage, passion and professionalism to serve during the more than 19 months that the covid-19 pandemic has lasted, to the Mexicans who have suffered from this disease.

He pointed out that this hospital is a national benchmark in medicine, since it currently has 240 physicians, 495 nurses, 174 paramedics, 47 laboratory and X-ray technicians, 46 doctor’s offices, 258 census and non-census beds, and seven operating rooms, hemodialysis beds and intensive therapy, to be highlighted.

Authorities of the Medical Center “Lic. Adolfo López Mateos ”announced that in the Course-Workshop 373 specialists and another 330 attended virtually, who accessed 10 modules, each with four presentations, in addition to four workshops and a poster contest was held with the participation of 49 clinical cases and 13 in research.

Specialists from the National Institute of Cardiology, Siglo XXI Medical Center, Hospital de Alta Especialidad del Bajío, Christus Muguerza from CHRISTUS Health, Hospital Ángeles Acoxpa y León, from the Medical Center Institute of Social Security of the State of Mexico and Municipalities (ISSEMyM) participated as speakers. and of the Federal Ministry of Health and of the states of Durango and Veracruz.

What’s more, Lactation Room number 252 was inaugurated in the entity, which has all the necessary furniture, technology for the extraction of milk and cleaning of utensils, instruments to properly store food, teaching materials and supplies necessary to apply all preventive measures to reduce disease risks.

The event was also attended by the person in charge of the Office of the Health Coordination and the director of Health Services of the ISEM, Jesús Reyna Figueroa, the deputy director of Medical Attention of the ISEM, Yolanda Salyano Peñuelas, and the head of the Teaching, Research and Quality Unit , César Humberto Botello Ortiz.

The director of the Emergency Service of the State of Mexico, Godwin González Estrada, the State Coordinator of Breastfeeding and Milk Banks, María Elena Álvarez Lobato, the director of the “Lic. Adolfo López Mateos ”, Héctor Izquierdo Sedano, and the deputy director of the hospital, Erick Cruz Martínez.



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