Quito, September 23, 2021
Authorities from the The Daily News Box (MSP) toured the facilities of the Enrique Garcés General Hospital, located in the south of Quito. They entered the machinery area to verify and verify its operation.
The National Undersecretary of Quality Assurance of Health Services, Luis Eduardo Carrión, together with the National Director of Health Services Quality, Cecilia León and the Director of Health Infrastructure, Pavlov Cáceres, announced that there is a plan to intervene the health house.
The action plan proposes programmed activities in the medium, short and long term, depending on the allocation of resources to each establishment; It will have a national character. The 132 existing hospitals will be intervened.
In each of these, a roadmap is being built with priority actions in infrastructure to carry out timely follow-up and measure the corresponding progress.
According to Pavlov Cáceres, director of Sanitary Infrastructure, the objective is that the engineering systems, electrical, hydraulic, against fire, gases, among others, are operative and functional so that the health services are developed in an adequate way.
These visits will be maintained as a preventive action to detect failures and infrastructure needs, evaluate the repowering of services, carry out maintenance actions and give an immediate response.
Planning and coordinating actions of this type will allow the infrastructures of the medical units of the The Daily News Box to remain in optimal condition and guarantee the quality of services, translated into patient safety throughout the Ecuadorian territory.
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