With the onset of face-to-face activities, under the hybrid method, National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), through the National School of Medicine and Homeopathy (ENMH), launched the first Emergency Social Service Brigade, in which 41 students participated, providing medical care to the residents of the municipality of Teoloyucan, Mexico. Floods caused by heavy rains in recent days
Secretary of Public Education, Delphina Gomez Alvarez, acknowledged that higher education institutions have been able to combine their knowledge to help the country’s development, transformation and the most vulnerable.
Artono Rais Sandwall, Director General of IPN, highlighted that the organization has adopted its own education model, paving the way for face-to-face educational activities while protecting the healthcare of its community.
ENMH’s Head of Student Services, Tania Carillo Ebra, reports that the Emergency Social Services Brigade has come to the aid of the most vulnerable communities since the declaration of a health emergency due to the 19 epidemics. March 2020.
He explained that the students who participated were ninth and tenth semesters of surgeons and midwives, and surgeons and homeopath careers as well as medical interns, who basically cared for about one thousand people who were infected, Respiratory, gastrointestinal and contact dermatitis and some chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and arthritis.
He recognized that students who participated in these activities, as a sign of their social commitment, also needed to perform their medical practices, so that they could gain experience and share their knowledge gained in classrooms and laboratories. To stabilize, which was not the case before. With health emergency restrictions
The brigade coordinator commented that the flood victims were the ones who applied to ENMH for help. He emphasized that the education unit has always been involved in health brigades and is an institution that provides counseling on general medicine as well as care for alternative therapies such as homeopathy and acupuncture.
ENMH students, Giovanna Juliet Chavez Gonzalez and Victor Salvador Cabrera Galigos,
Demonstrated their enthusiasm to apply their medical knowledge among the vulnerable population through these brigades, so that they can know about the health conditions of the people and give them the opportunity to help them. Who need it
It should be noted that the students of the brigade maintained proper prevention, protection and prevention measures while adhering to the principles of shared responsibility and guidelines established at both federal and institutional levels.