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The MSP strengthens the management of occupational health in the workplace – The Daily News Box

ByKathleen Dupont

Oct 16, 2020

Quito, October 16, 2016

The The Daily News Box, through the National Directorate of Environment and Health and the Zonal Coordination – 4 Salud, has completed the III Conference on Health at Work, a free event that has contributed to the strengthening of health management systems at work in the public and private sectors, in compliance with the provisions of the National Policy 2019-2025.

From October 14 to 16, with presentations via the ZOOM platform given by highly experienced and nationally recognized specialists, there was the active participation of medical professionals with training and experience in occupational health and of those who make up the multidisciplinary teams of companies and public institutions and private. Approximately, per day, there was a participation of 300 people per day.

This year, this continuous training process shared experiences and knowledge in the promotion of occupational health, prevention of occupational diseases, occupational health surveillance, ergonomics, biosafety, occupational toxicology, among other topics; in order to strengthen primary health care in the workplace and underpin the change from curative to preventive model in the National Health System.

Also, with the approach to these relevant and current issues, the The Daily News Box has provided the necessary tools to intervene in favor of employment and productivity in the country that, at the moment, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is of great importance to guarantee the well-being of the working population in the workplace.

During the three days that the event lasted, the multisectoral dialogue and the participation of the working and employer population as co-responsible social actors and committed to sustainable development and the promotion of healthier work environments in Ecuador was consolidated.

For those who have not been able to attend the event, they will be able to access the main presentations through the Facebook account of the Ministry of Health.

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