La Paz, Baja California Sur. – Through the Department of Health, the government of Baja California Sur (BCS) launched the “Ruta Rosa” campaign this Monday, which offers a series of free medical tests to disenfranchised trans women and men with the belief that both are cancers. and other diseases are curable if detected and treated at an early stage.
With this strategy, which offers a transfer from various areas of La Paz to a cancer center so that people aged 40 to 69 can get mammograms, the goal is to improve breast cancer detection, taking into account that Lower South California is recording a death rate from the disease above the national average, Patricia Lopez Navarro, president of the State Comprehensive Development of the Family (SEDIF), said as she opened the event with Gov. Victor Castro Cosio.
Accompanied by Branch Secretary of State Health Director Ana Luisa Guluarte Castro and La Paz City Council Technical Secretary Marta Paez Osuna, López Navarro stressed the need to go to the health center closest to home. make an appointment with this service, as well as other free tests such as cervical cytology and human papillomavirus (HPV) PCR detection, which can detect precancerous lesions of the cervix.
In addition, it is planned to increase the access of these social sectors to post-obstetric contraception, that is, to that provided after childbirth (vaginal or by caesarean section) or abortion, in order to be able to delay a new pregnancy through the use of a temporary or permanent method, or to prevent unwanted pregnancies. , or in order to avoid health risks in the presence of other diseases, the professor added.
This is a campaign that the State is conducting with the social vision that no one is left behind and no one is left behind in regards to identifying and early addressing the conditions that are critical to expanding the expectations and quality of life of Southern Californians who live in disadvantaged communities. socio-economic conditions, López Navarro concluded.