far this Administration, the government has invested 34 billion pesos in health
to build or modernize 580 hospital units and 2,800 outpatient units, he said.
president inaugurated Tulancingo
General Hospital. It will
benefit 600,000 people in this region of the state of Hidalgo and neighboring states, and is part
of the new Integral Care Model.
new model, operating as a pilot program in Hidalgo,
Guanajuato and Yucatán, provides information on each patient and their clinical
history and ensures that they are offered quality health services, he declared.
As he inaugurated Tulancingo General
History, which will benefit approximately 600,000 people in this region of the
state of Hidalgo
and neighboring states, President Enrique Peña Nieto said that, “The
government’s special mission is to create a basic floor of well-being for the
He explained that different priorities
have been established to achieve this: ensure that there is broad,
extended, health infrastructure; daily food intake for all Mexicans; education
for everyone; access to decent housing and social security.
In the context of public spending cuts to
maintain sound public finances, the government will maintain its priorities and
spending on basic services required by the population: health,
education, housing, food, social security, which are undoubtedly key elements
to ensuring quality of life among the population, together with a basic floor
“That is and will remain this government’s
ensuring that this does not slow down, but that we
move forward instead,” he said. “We are doing this in the issue of
health and on other common fronts, where we are seeking to create a basic floor
of well-being for the entire population,” he said.
President Peña Nieto said that so far this
administration, “Significant investments have been made in health, in addition
to what the government of each state has been doing.”
"The government has made investments
of 34 billion pesos. They are major investments that have
enabled us to build or modernize 580 hospital units and 2,800 outpatient units
to ensure the health care demanded by the growing Mexican population,” he
The president said that the work
inaugurated today, which required an investment of 800 million pesos, is part
of the new integral Care Model that permits, “Better coordination of
patient care from a health clinic, through an outpatient clinic to a general
He stressed the importance of the fact
that this new comprehensive care model has involved a sequence and the
coordination of efforts, “To find out exactly how each of these patients has
been treated and have their medical history and ensure they are offered higher
quality health services.”
He announced that this new model is
already operating as a pilot program in Hidalgo,
Guanajuato and Yucatán.
After the inauguration, President Peña
Nieto toured different areas of the General Hospital of Tulancingo, and had his
photograph taken with the new hospital medical personnel. In
the area of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Mobile Inflatable
Hospital was explained to
MORE HEALTH WITH MORE AND BETTER CARE RESOURCES, MEXICO IS ALLEVIATING POVERTY AND
INEQUALITY: NARRO ROBLES
Health Secretary José Narro Robles said
that health is one of the main priorities for President Enrique Peña Nieto’s
government. "And today that statement is becoming a reality,” he said.
He said that today, apart from delivering
a hospital, “What we are doing, I feel, is forging an alliance. An
alliance between health workers, an alliance with the levels of government and
an alliance in which community participation is fundamental ".
He reiterated the fact that, “We need
joint coordination between all areas to achieve the ultimate goal set by the
president: achieve better health, more years of life and better quality of life
during those years.
He explained that through the coordination
of the three levels of government, “With the commitment of health workers, and the
active participation of the community, we are undoubtedly moving forward in the
aim of achieving the inclusive Mexico
our society deserves.”
"Through better health and more and
better resources for its care, Mexico
is alleviating poverty and inequality. Mexico is progressing through actions such as the one that has brought us
together today,” he concluded.
THE VOLATILE INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ENVIRONMENT, THE GOVERNMENT’S SOCIAL
POLICY HAS PROVED EXTREMELY SUCCESSFUL: OLVERA RUIZ
Governor of the State of Hidalgo José Francisco Olvera Ruiz said that
the hospital inaugurated today should have been completed many months ago, but that
it is only thanks to the support and leadership of President Peña Nieto, “That
we have been able to deliver it to society today."
He said it is only during the current
administration that the resources of the Ministries of Health and Finance have
been combined, as a result of which, “This work, apart from its technological
aspects, reflects the sensitivity, determination and everyday efforts of the
He explained that Tulancingo
General Hospital will
receive people from 15 municipalities in Hidalgo,
as well as the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Tlaxcala, and part of Veracruz.
The governor of Hidalgo said that despite the volatile
international financial environment, the president has decisively and firmly,
“Enabled people to have more and better services in different areas, as a
result of which his social policy has been a great success.” He pointed out
that, “By joining forces, we managed to undertake more works and actions that
improve our population’s quality of life.”
HOSPITAL, A LARGE WORK THAT WILL
BENEFIT THE LOW-INCOME POPULATION: BENEFICIARY
Veronica Arcega Santillán, a beneficiary
of Tulancingo General
President Enrique Peña Nieto for the work he inaugurated. She
noted that, “Today, it has become clear that this great work will benefit the
low-income population. The people of Hidalgo applaud your efforts.”
She acknowledged the care provided by
doctors and nurses, who, despite her extremely delicate condition at one point,
continued to provide her with medical care, which allowed her to overcome the
emergency situation as a result of which she was admitted, after being in a
coma and 14 surgeries.
“I would like to thank God who, at that
time in my life, sent the right people, who had the wisdom, patience and love
to continue treating me,” she said.