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  • Guerrero Vaccination A/H1N1

    Influenza vaccination is progressing slowly in Guerrero
    Flu alert - Tuesday 29 December (18:46 hrs.)

    From the first batch has just been applied to 71%

    El Financiero en l?nea

    Chilpancingo, December 29 .- The head of the Office of the State Health Secretariat, Ruben Padilla Fierro, reported that the first batch of vaccines against influenza A (H1N1), has hardly been applied to 71 percent.

    In an interview, recalled that during the first week of December, in the first wave arrived in Guerrero 15 thousand 400
    vaccines. On December 24 came the second consignment of 41 thousand 500 biology, to extend its application to the population considered as vulnerable.

    He noted that it was difficult to accept the application of the vaccine by people considered vulnerable, including diabetes patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), malnutrition, pregnant women, seniors and children.

    He said that the first consignment of 15 thousand 400 vaccines, have barely been touched 71 per cent within the population resistant to the vaccine, is the staff of the Ministry of Health.

    In the second wave, "Padilla said Fierro, vaccines will begin to apply until the completion of the implementation of the first shipment, meanwhile, the medicine is stored in hospitals and health centers Guerrero.

    So far, two thousand recorded 33 cases of influenza A (H1N1), with 27 deaths, the accumulated court until April, after this date, there has been no death from the disease. (Con informaci?n de Notimex / GCE)

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    Re: Guerrero Vaccination A/H1N1

    Coordination borough of Public Health reports that in this second round will be applied vaccines in children aged 6 to 23 months and under 2 to 18 years of age with risk factors

    Covarrubias Adriana Sandoval
    El Universal
    Acapulco, Gro Tuesday January 12, 2010

    The delegation of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) in Guerrero started the second phase of implementation of the AH1N1 influenza vaccine, with 12 thousand doses 370 statewide, to be applied to children 6 to 23 months and under 2 18 years of age with risk factors.

    Coordination borough of Public Health reported that in the case of non-beneficiaries, shall apply to the age of 6 months to 7 years if they have risk factors.

    He explained that are considered risk factors for people with unstable diabetes and obesity, cardiovascular, neuromuscular or with immunodeficiency such as cancer, HIV, AIDS or chronic lung.

    These doses will also be utilized to complete the implementation in health personnel and improving the coverage in pregnant women who were vaccinated the first week of December 2009.

    In a statement, the IMSS delegation reported that hired extra staff to intensify immunization activities within and outside, ie day care, areas of responsibility of the universal vaccination program and particularly in the 53 modules of Integrated Preventive Care, located in the family medicine units.

    The coordination of public health indicates that the group of 19 to 64 years be vaccinated when the next shipment arrives this delegation.

    Furthermore, the IMSS noted that to date has been applied to 85% of the allocation of vaccine against seasonal influenza, with 82 thousand 853 doses, a total of 97 thousand 657 shots that arrived last year to implement and that continue immunizing our staff to conclude with all doses

    BCE / fml


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      Re: Guerrero Vaccination A/H1N1

      They would have to sign a letter in which they assume their responsibility if they infect

      They refuse 40% of state health doctors to be vaccinated against H1N1
      Padilla disclaims Fierro Galvez Herrera's accusations over alleged irregularities

      Francisco Meza-Carranza

      The office manager of the Health Secretariat (SSA) in the state, Ruben Padilla Fierro, reported that at least 40 percent of doctors in the institution refuse to be immunized against human influenza, so will have to obligatorily sign a document to be made liable for any contamination that may have to protect the unit in the future.

      The state official considered that there should be more widely about the H1N1 influenza vaccine does not generate counterproductive responses to health, it said people still are reluctant to apply it.

      He said even the doctors themselves from dependence have refused to be vaccinated despite belonging to vulnerable groups due to the contact you have with patients.

      Because of this, he said, be asked to sign a document in which they refuse to acknowledge that a future vaccine because some of them might become infected and have an impact and say they became ill or were not serious because the vaccine was applied and therefore should be retired.

      He said that in this case is at least 40 percent of the workforce in SSA in the state.

      About contagion, the office manager did not rule out the low temperatures that have occurred in Guerrero as a result of the passage of cold fronts in the rest of the country is a factor in the increase in cases of which, detailed in the far this year there have been 16.


      Of the accusations made in recent days that the president of the Health Committee of the local Congress, Enrique Herrera Galvez, with respect to changes in dependency, Padilla said he did that during the last year of the current state administration is leaving a secretariat in a better position from which they were hitherto.

      He said the position in which he is given authority to make changes that were needed because in some units was not fulfilled properly.

      "We need people to have more commitment to the state in order to make programs be exercised with responsibility, with innovation ... then that if I have results I seek and I will not be waiting for the end of the year to say it failed, "he said.