+It is essential staff for the universal health coverage, maternal and child health, infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases.
In the framework of the World Health Day, commemorated every April 07, the Secretariat of Health of the state of Querétaro binds to the recognition that this year the Organization of the Health, to the nursing and midwifery personnel for their essential contribution to the global health.
2020 was designated the International Year of the Nurse and Midwifery personnel, essential for universal health coverage, maternal and child health, infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases, including mental health, emergency preparedness and response, safety of the patient and provision of integrated health services and person-centered.
During this contingency by the disease COVID-19, the role of the health personnel is crucial to the care of patients in the first and second level of care; therefore, the ministry of Health takes this opportunity to thank and make a special recognition of the great work, willingness and commitment of the health personnel, are the main front in the battle against COVID-19.
On the other hand, the work of midwives helps to strengthen preventive actions in maternal and perinatal health in the first level of care, with control activities pregestational, security plan, maternal line, godmothers and godfathers of the community, dissemination and identification of signs and alarm signals; also, assist in the community work for a transfer is appropriate and safe for the pregnant woman and the person newly born.
The staff of midwifery also focuses on the detection, training and reference timely, provide care during pregnancy and childbirth, and to identify the alarm data of the newly born and women in the stage of the puerperium.